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 […]

Zion’s The Bean Bag Food Program recognizes the need next door

“Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Luke 10:2b By Cami Dager (Mennonite Church USA) – In January 2016, Zion Mennonite Church (Zion), a Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) congregation in Souderton, Pennsylvania, started providing 20 students at a local elementary school with backpacks of food for […]

Conflict resolution: We are all beloved by God

By Scott Roth Scott Roth is a credentialed leader in Franconia Mennonite Conference that is exploring and creating cultural masterpieces through Urban Expression North America and Young Life.  Some of his current projects are the reconciliation of Eastern District and Franconia Mennonite Conferences, directing Bike & Sol, a community non-profit bicycle shop, and establishing and […]

Two Mennonite Church USA conferences unite, healing a 172-year split

By Camille Dager SOUDERTON, Pa. (Mennonite Church USA) – There was a palpable feeling of tense excitement at this year’s Joint Assembly of Eastern District Conference (EDC) and Franconia Mennonite Conference (Franconia) on November 2, 2019, at Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania. The anticipation exploded into applause, when James Musselman, moderator for EDC, and John […]