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August: The Holy Spirit comes: MennoCon19 in stories and photos

7.29. 2019 Written By: The Mennonite staff

9 Scenes from MennoCon19 10 The Holy Spirit comes: Worship at MennoCon19 focuses on the Holy Spirit-by Gordon Houser, Sheldon C. Good and Tim Huber 16 Thankful for a messy church: Delegates study Bible, approve youth delegates, speak against treatment of migrant children-by Paul Schrag 21 Sex, Bible, peace, justice and more: Seminars address a […]

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MennoCon19 reflection: Unity of diversity

7.24. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

Editor’s note: Following MennoCon19, several bloggers for The Mennonite are sharing reflections. Through his letter to the Ephesians, Paul was front and center at all delegate meetings at MennoCon19. Not only did the assembly take the letter seriously, the biblical text did serious damage to walls, borders, views of unity and diversity and much more. […]

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MennoCon19 reflection: What do we really believe in?

7.19. 2019 Posted By: Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg

Editor’s note: Following MennoCon19, several bloggers for The Mennonite are sharing reflections. Today my almost 5-year-old came into the house, smiling proudly while brandishing my old but still functioning smartphone. He had just finished smashing it until the screen shattered. I was livid. My first question was, “Why?” “Why would it even cross your mind […]

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MennoCon19 reflection: Why I go to convention

7.17. 2019 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

Editor’s note: Following MennoCon19, several bloggers for The Mennonite are sharing reflections. Conventions are where we in Mennonite Church USA go to wrestle with who we are. Traditionally that happens in the delegate assembly, where resolutions are passed and changes are made to church documents. However, over the last 12 years I’ve seen how it […]

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