Every Creature Singing

Andre Gingerich Stoner is director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA. “Laudato Si,” a song composed by Francis of Assisi and based on Psalm 148 extols praises to God made known through the beauty and wonder of all creation. It is the basis of our English hymn, “All creatures of our God and King, […]

#SomosMeno: Congregaciones menonitas actúan para apoyar a inmigrantes indocumentados

[English] Por Ardell Stauffer A veces, un día puede cambiarte la vida. En julio del 2013, los juveniles de la Iglesia Menonita de Walnut Hill, Goshen, Indiana, eligieron participar de un viaje de aprendizaje de jornada completa a la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México mientras asistían a la convención bienal de la Iglesia Menonita […]

#WeAreMenno: Mennonite congregations take action to support undocumented migrants

[Español] By Ardell Stauffer (Mennonite Church USA)—Sometimes one day can change your life. Youth from Walnut Hill Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind., chose to participate in a one-day learning trip to the U.S.-Mexico border while attending Mennonite Church USA’s biennial convention in Phoenix in July 2013. Convention planners had organized the learning trips—led by the BorderLinks […]

Experiencias de aprendizaje en Phoenix 2013 combinarán estudio con acción

[English] Por Johnny Kauffman y Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)— Además de las actividades tradicionales de la convención, como los cultos de adoración, los seminarios y los momentos de compañerismo, la convención de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. a llevarse a cabo del 1° al 6 de julio en […]

“Heavenly citizenship”: Living with Jesus’ story (Philippians 3:20-21)

Mennonite Church USA This is the second of a Bible study series by different authors on the key Scripture texts for Mennonite Church USA’s next biennial convention, to be held July 1-6, 2013, in Phoenix. The convention theme is “Citizens of God’s Kingdom: Healed in Hope,” and the Scripture texts are Psalm 24:1, Philippians 3:20-21, […]

Cultivating call in 59 seconds

Leadership Development office invites video submissions for Call Wall exhibit at Phoenix 2013 By Jenn Carreto (Mennonite Church USA)—What qualities are important for a pastor to have? What are the essential elements of a ‘calling congregation’? The Leadership Development office of Mennonite Church USA hopes that congregations across the country will take up the challenge […]

Convention offerings to support new SS curriculum and young Mennonites without documentation

[Español] By Hilary J. Scarsella ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—At each biennial convention of Mennonite Church USA, a special offering is received to support a chosen ministry of the church. At this summer’s convention in Phoenix, participants will have the opportunity to contribute toward two initiatives: Mennonite Church USA’s DREAMer Fund and MennoMedia’s forthcoming Sunday […]

Dr. Richard Twiss, 1954–2013

El presidente de Wiconi International iba a hablar en Phoenix 2013 [English] Con tristeza compartimos la noticia del fallecimiento del Dr. Richard Twiss. El sábado pasado entró en un nuevo capítulo de su vida, la comunión con el Creador. Twiss, de 58 años de edad, de Vancouver, Washington, miembro de Sicangu Lakota Oyate, de la […]

Ofrendas de la convención ayudarán a menonitas jóvenes sin documentos y a plan de estudios de escuela dominical

[English] Por Hilary J. Scarsella ELKHART, Indiana (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)— En cada convención bienal de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. se recibe una ofrenda especial para apoyar un ministerio de la iglesia. En la convención de este verano en Phoenix, los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de contribuir en pos de dos iniciativas: […]