Activities and ideas during COVID-19

By The Corinthian Plan team: Ingrid Friesen Moser, Joe Christophel, James Miller, Teresa Pickens and Duncan Smith COVID-19 has rapidly changed many things in our families, churches and communities. Here are some ways The Corinthian Plan staff are responding to and noticing people coming together to get through this difficult time. We invite you to […]

Easter Sunday: Show us your resurrection

It’s Easter! We invite you into God’s presence as we celebrate resurrection. This post is part of our 2020 Lent At Home worship resource series.    Call to Worship: (Leader can speak the “All” parts which are echoed by others.) Leader: Come and celebrate God’s resurrection power and love. Hear and believe the good news, […]

Good Friday and Holy Saturday

As we experience Good Friday and Holy Saturday, we invite you into God’s presence. This post is part of our 2020 Lent At Home worship resource series. You can download the full Lent At Home worship guide here. Good Friday This Friday is considered “good” because nothing, not even Jesus’ painful death, could come between […]

Show us how to live in joy and sorrow

As we enter Holy Week, we invite you to be in God’s presence and see what God has for you as you remember Jesus’ passion journey. This post is part of our 2020 Lent At Home worship resource series. You can download the full Lent At Home worship guide here. Call to Worship: (Leader can […]

Register by April 6 for free webinar on virtual tools for youth ministry

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) – Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) is offering a free webinar for youth ministry leaders, entitled “Virtual tools for real youth ministry,” on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 4 p.m. EDT/1 p.m. PDT. “There has been an explosion of resources for all kinds of online ministry offered in […]

Updating the Bible?!? Working with Biblical Texts for Corporate Worship

This article is part of our series on Voices Together, a new worship and song collection coming fall 2020 from MennoMedia, in partnership with Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada.   Melanie A. Howard, Ph.D. is the assistant professor and program director of Biblical and Theological Studies at Fresno Pacific University. She is a […]

Show us your power over death

This Lenten season, we invite you to be in God’s presence and see what God has for you as you remember Jesus’ passion journey. This post is part of our 2020 Lent At Home worship resource series. You can download the full Lent At Home worship guide here.   Call to Worship: (Leader can speak […]

Good vibes and intentionality in a digital culture

This is part of a series of reflections on the Deep Faith/Pastors and Leaders 2020 conference held March 2-5, 2020 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.   Galen Kauffman has been a pastor/carpenter, a school bus driver, a kitchen designer/installer and a municipal judge. He is currently a father, a husband and pastor of Bethel Mennonite […]

Show us how to really see

This Lenten season, we invite you to be in God’s presence and see what God has for you as you remember Jesus’ passion journey. This post is part of our 2020 Lent At Home worship resource series. You can download the full Lent At Home worship guide here.   Call to Worship: (Leader can speak […]

Shaping Faith in a Digital Culture: Web of connection and God’s love

This is part of a series of reflections on the Deep Faith/Pastors and Leaders 2020 conference held March 2-5, 2020 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.   Janette Lyndaker Gallagher is the pastor of Community Mennonite Fellowship in Corning, New York. She graduated with an MDiv from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in 2018. She is married […]