Beliefs that bind us

Jan 19, 2015 by

2014 was a year of testing for my congregation, for Lancaster Mennonite Conference and for Mennonite Church USA. Beginning the new year on a clean page, our faithful redeemer God offers us hope for the...

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MWC seeks vocalists for assembly ensemble

Dec 22, 2014 by

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Mennonite World Conference is seeking vocalists to join the International Vocal Ensemble for the Pennsylvania 2015 assembly in July. The ensemble will lead congregational singing during the...

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Prayer ‘essential’ for MWC assembly

Dec 1, 2014 by and

Mennonite World Conference is establishing a Prayer Network, recognizing the importance of prayer in preparation for its global assembly July 21-26 in Harrisburg, Pa. “We are organizing an event which will...

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Two radical proposals

Nov 10, 2014 by

Next year’s assembly in Harrisburg, Pa., will mark an important 40th anniversary for Mennonite World Conference. It was four decades ago in July 1975 that the Presidium of MWC met in Puerto Rico to discuss...

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MWC assembly will coincide with gatherings

Sep 1, 2014 by and

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gatherings across the United States are being planned to coincide with the Mennonite World Conference assembly next July. Assembly Gathered will take place July 21-26 in Harrisburg....

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Local culture tours will add Pennsylvania flavor

Sep 1, 2014 by and

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Registrants will be able to choose from 47 tours while attending the Mennonite World Conference assembly. Ten full-day tours will take place July 20. Registrants may choose among visits to...

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MWC commissions hold rare face-to-face meetings

Jul 7, 2014 by and

SCHOORL, Netherlands — Leaders and members of the four Mennonite World Conference commissions met March 19-24 for a time of face-to-face discussion, worship and strategic planning to advance MWC’s...

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MWC leaders connect with Colombian churches

Jun 23, 2014 by and

SOACHA, Colombia — Tears mixed with singing and dancing as a Mennonite World Conference delegation exchanged stories and blessings with members of Iglesia Menonita de la resurrección (Mennonite Church of...

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Along the margins

Apr 14, 2014 by

Vibrant theology as well as Christian mission happens along church margins. Yes, what takes place at the center is important. Councils, assemblies and conferences make decisions that may or may not nourish the...

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‘Mission from below’ great equalizer for North, South

Mar 17, 2014 by

CHICAGO — Cesar García wonders what would happen if multicultural mission teams took vows of poverty like monastic orders do. He posed the question Jan. 22 at the annual consultation of the Council of...

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