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  • NEW ZEALAND dairy farmer has been successfully farming in Primoriye, Russia, for the past 13 years and wishes to have a partnership with a Mennonite group. Prime arable land and a share in a dairy factory, all located close to the Chinese border, will be given to the group on the basis of a milk and feed supply agreement at market prices. Primoriye arable land is well suited for growing soybeans, corn and rice. Local milk prices are in excess of U.S. $0.50/kilogram farm gate. Primoriye and Far Eastern market has a significant deficit of fresh milk and local cheese production. Please advise interest to Martin Tate at or +7 914 7913346. Alternate phone in USA Joseph Butterweck, DVM, cell 808-989-2638. (18-4)
  • KROEGER CLOCK. As a Mennonite of Molotschna ancestor heritage, I wish to obtain an authentic Kroeger Russian wall clock as a family history reminder. I will purchase a quality clock at a premium price and promise to provide heirloom care for it. Partial or repairable clocks will also be considered. Finder’s fee provided for leads resulting in purchase. Contact Duane D. Schroeder, 56 Valley Drive, Orinda, CA  94563; 925-254-5048; (25, 1, 3, 5)
  • MECHANIC: Heavy Truck/equipment mechanic. Immediate full time. Send resume to Miller Brothers Contractors, Inc. Sarasota, Fla. (26-4)

Employment – Church

  • GLENNON HEIGHTS Mennonite Church (GHMC) in Lakewood, Colo., seeks full-time solo pastor. GHMC is a healthy church in the suburbs of Denver. The church is a member of the Mountain States Mennonite Conference and follows guidelines of Mennonite Church USA. Contact conference minister, Merv Birky, at or phone 719-963-4162. (26-2)
  • LAUVERS MENNONITE Church, Richfield, Pa., (Conservative Mennonite Conference) is seeking a full-time lead pastor. For more information please contact Elvin Ranck, elder chair at or 717-363-1077 or 717-436-9142. (26-5)

Employment – General

  • WESTERN DISTRICT Conference (Men­nonite Church USA) seeks 3/4-time business manager: accounting experience desirable; computer and organizational skills; ability to work independently and set goals; effective communicator — team player; committed to WDC mission. See for further information. (1-2)
  • THE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT office of Mennonite Church USA is seeking applications for a denominational minister with oversight of the calling system for pastors in transition. The successful candidate will have pastoral and conference leadership experience within MC USA. We are committed to diversity among staff and welcome people of diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply. To request a copy of the job description and application form, contact or call 316-281-4257. (2-3)
  • MENNONITE SERVICES Northwest (MSNW), located on the campus of Mennonite Village in the beautiful Oregon Willamette Valley, is a faith based, nonprofit management company with expertise in providing life-enriching health and housing services to the aging and to individual’s experiencing developmental disabilities, is seeking a VP/Director of Operations. This position provides oversight of daily operations of managed entities and supervises the Executive Directors and Administrators of MSNW/MMS. The ideal candidate will have experience in long-term care organizations, preferably in management and a strong understanding of property management, including compliance requirements for HUD, Low Income Tax Credit Housing and Limited Partnership Agreements. Must have BA in related field and hold a license in property management, LITCH certification and real estate license, or willingness to obtain these. Candidate will need to travel routinely to managed organizations and occasionally to potential new organizations. To apply please see the job posting on our career page at and attach a cover letter and resume along with completion of the application. Mennonite Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background check and drug screening required. (2)

Employment – School

  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks applicants for a full-time position as Director of Aviation. Desired candidate has a bachelor’s degree or higher and FAA Commercial Pilot certificate. Responsibilities include administering part 61/141 flight and air traffic control programs; recruiting, orienting, leading, and evaluating aviation faculty and staff; meeting with prospective students and alumni; strategic and capital planning; and managing a budget.  Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. Position will remain open until filled. To apply, send letter of interest, application, and curriculum vitae or resume to EOE. (1-2)
  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks one male and one female Resident Director. As a member of the Student Development team, the resident director provides campus leadership and oversight for operation of Hesston College dormitories. This resident director role is a full-time position during the school year, to include weekend responsibilities. A role model and mentor for students, resident directors select, train and supervise student staff and assist in enforcement of campus community standards. Qualifications include strong Christian faith, commitment to Christian higher education and to the mission of Hesston College, leadership ability and listening and relational skills. Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred. Given our diverse student population, preference given to bilingual candidates and candidates with experience working with diverse populations. Resident directors receive free housing, partially subsidized meal plan, and benefits. Please send resume and application to Review of applicants begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. EOE. (1-2)
  • FRESNO PACIFIC University invites applications for a Biology faculty position in its programs serving traditional undergraduate students. The Department offers Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biology, Pre-health and Environmental Science/Studies. A faculty application and complete job description can be found at (2-3)

For Sale – Books

  • A NEW BIOGRAPHY, Harold & Arlene: Ministers to Many, by Kenneth Eshleman, is now available for $15.95 plus shipping. Harold Eshleman (1911-1998) was a progressive Mennonite leader in Virginia and a public school teacher. For a copy, contact the author at (2-3)


  • COVENANT MENNONITE Fellowship has moved. Now located at 1400 S. Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, Fla., we are a peace church in the Anabaptist tradition and seek to follow Jesus in our daily lives. We are a member of Central District Conference and Mennonite Church USA. Linford and Mary Etta King are co-pastors. Join us for worship at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. All are welcome. (1-5)


  • ENCOUNTER CUBA in an up close and personal people-to-people experience sponsored by the MEDA Sarasota Chapter. Explore this fascinating country off-limits to most Americans for more than 50 years. Led by expert Cuban guides, you’ll experience the sights and sounds of Cuba and see Cuban life through the eyes of artists, chefs, entrepreneurs, students, medical practitioners, farmers, senior citizens and more on this unique and affordable adventure. Dates are March 17-24, and Nov. 10-17, 2018. Scholarships available for full-time students and recent grad­uates. For further information contact JB Miller at or 574-849-2751. (1-7)


  • NORTH NEWTON Guest Housing — Serenity Silo, Barnview Cottage, Woodland Hideaway. Email or call for brochures:, 316-283-5231. (17-3)
  • GOESSEL, KAN., guest housing —   Menno Haus. Email or call for brochures: or 620-367-8257. (25-11)