Seeking peace in their cities, urban leaders gather in Philadelphia

By Rachel Sommer for Mennonite Church USA and  Mennonite Central Committee East Coast PHILADELPHIA—In a letter to Jerusalem’s exiled leaders, the prophet Jeremiah called on them to work for the welfare of Babylon, the city to which they had been deported. “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city,” he wrote. “Pray to the Lord […]

Grassroots leaders to gather for Beyond Ideas Urban Anabaptist Ministry Symposium

By Jenn Carreto (Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Central Committee East Coast)—Urban leaders and ministry experts will meet in Philadelphia Oct. 2-4, 2014, for the Urban Anabaptist Ministry Symposium. Beyond Ideas: Practical Ministry That Works will be the theme of the event, which will take place at The Berean Institute. Sponsors are Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite […]