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 […]

Deep Faith: Finding sacred ground online

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.   Barbara Ewy is a member of the pastoral team at First Mennonite Church in Reedley, California, where her particular role is serving as the children’s pastor. Barbara has worked […]

Show us the saving rock

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 this […]

Deep Faith: Big questions and down-to-earth practices for Faith Formation leaders

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.   Shana Peachey Boshart is the denominational minister for Faith Formation for Mennonite Church USA.   What is our stance toward participation in digital culture? Will we use digital tools? […]