A note from MennoCon19

Ramon Lianez currently serves as a co-pastor at Central Mennonite Church in Archbold, Ohio. Besides preaching and other primary pastoral responsibilities, he focuses on outreach, discipleship, community life and teaching young adults. He has a deep passion for evangelism and church revitalization. Ramon served in both the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army, but left the military as a conscientious objector. He is married to Carmen, and they have two sons who somehow became adult men overnight and are now married with kids of their own, blessing Ramon and Carmen with two rambunctious grandsons.

To my faith family,

God’s blessing, peace and love to you brothers and sisters. This is the first convention I have ever attended, and I am thankful that I came. The worship service was perfect for getting everyone off on the right foot! It was amazing to see such a diverse group of God’s children come together for deeper bonds, clearer understanding and to worship our Lord Jesus so intensely.

After looking through the MennoCon19 program guide, it will be hard to decide what I will commit the time I will have left to, after attending to the duties as a delegate. However, I am certain that all attendees will find more than enough seminars and activities to make the time and resources we’ve invested in attending this event worthwhile.

Let’s continue to move forward through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, with the love of our Lord Jesus, and giving all glory to God our Father.

We must continue to earnestly pray and lay ourselves at the feet of Jesus to discern his will and work it within our hearts and minds as obedient and loving followers. Continue our “handshakes,” smile, listen and love!

Your Brother in Jesus,


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  1. Central has already been blessed by having Ramon join the pastoral team. He and Pastor David Elkins are both amazing!

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