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As strange as it is beautiful

7.26. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

In 1997, I became a member of Metamora (Illinois) Mennonite Church. As part of the membership service, the pastor asked me if I was “willing to give and receive counsel in the congregation.” Standing next to Melissa, my wife, we each answered, “I am.” I still remember that moment. I also remember feeling I was […]

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Seeking God’s will together

5.28. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

“It can’t help but be a time of bonding for the congregation.” “If the church is an important part of your life, you will want to invest your time participating in this congregational study.” What experience are these people talking about? The times their congregation got together to study the Bible and practice discernment. “How […]

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¡Bienvenidos a Meno Acontecer de abril, 2018!

4.30. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Suscríbase gratis en: menoacontecer@themennonite.org Encuentre los números anteriores en: https://themennonite.org/spanish/menoacontecerarchivos/ Para leer más historias de Meno Acontecer, visite https://themennonite.org/the-latest/spanishes/ Versión para imprimir: Meno Acontecer PDF Laberinto Político Cruel e Inhumano Deja a 800.000 Jóvenes en Desgracia Emocional. Un estudio realizado por la Universidad del Suroeste de California,  informa que aproximadamente de 50,000 a 65,000 estudiantes indocumentados se gradúan de […]

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¡Bienvenidos a Meno Acontecer de marzo, 2018!

3.30. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Suscríbase gratis en: menoacontecer@themennonite.org Encuentre los números anteriores en: https://themennonite.org/spanish/menoacontecerarchivos/ Para leer más historias de Meno Acontecer, visite https://themennonite.org/the-latest/spanishes/ Versión para imprimir: Meno Acontecer PDF La Iglesia Católica Romana en varios países en el Continente Americano, ha sido sacudida por una tormenta de acusaciones sobre conducta impropia de los sacerdotes. Muchos de los cargos tenían que ver con abusos […]

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Youth are the church of today!

1.11. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Joy Cotchen is the Conference Minister for Children and Youth for Allegheny Mennonite Conference.  For over 50 years, Allegheny Mennonite Conference (AMC) has devoted time, energy, staff and resources toward children and youth as one if its highest priorities for conference life. In 1979, the first paid staff person was engaged to oversee children and […]

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Forbearance is forever: Reflections on Allegheny Mennonite Conference

1.5. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

David E. Mishler is Conference Minister for Allegheny Mennonite Conference.  When I returned to Allegheny Conference at the call of its Leadership Council in 2016, I knew that the road ahead would be fraught with questions, anger, misunderstanding, lament…and praise and joy, relief and new energy. This anticipated mixture was what drew me and also […]

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Benefiting from sin

1.3. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

I benefit from sin every day. Sin, as I have always understood it, is any action or inaction that breaks a relationship with God, others, self, or all of creation. When I first began to grasp the concept of sin beyond just disobeying my parents, I understood that sin was a word synonymous with harm. […]

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