“Waiting on God is expectant and hopeful,” declared Marta Castillo, Franconia Conference’s outgoing assistant moderator, at the opening of the United Franconia and Eastern District Conferences’ 2014 Assembly.
As debate around human sexuality continues to leave many church leaders wondering what binds together people with diverse beliefs, at least four congregations are partnering to advocate for basic human rights, declaring that human beings shouldn’t be abused, raped, and sold.
Blooming Glen first began planting its fields in 2002. The grain is sold on the open market, and proceeds go towards a different project each year. Usually, it’s towards an agricultural project, like those run by Mennonite Central Committee.