ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Mission Network) – Three members of Franconia Mennonite Conference congregations began voluntary service assignments in September 2007.
Kara Miller of Perkasie, Pa. and Samuel Moyer of Plymouth, Vt. both began one year terms with Mennonite Voluntary Service (MVS).
Miller, who graduated from Eastern Mennonite University in 2007, is serving in Fresno, Calif. as a part of the outdoor programs support staff with San Joaquin River Parkway Conservation Trust. She is the daughter of Sylvia and Virgil Miller and attends Perkasie Mennonite Church.
Moyer serves in Boulder, Colo. as a volunteer with Secure World Foundation. A 2007 graduate of Goshen College (Ind.), Moyer is the son of Naomi and Stephen Moyer and attends Bethany Mennonite Church.
Gregory Bishop, of Blooming Glen, Pa., began a Service Adventure assignment August 2007 in Raleigh, N.C. A 2007 graduate of Christopher Dock Mennonite High School Blooming Glen Mennonite Church (Lansdale, Pa.), Bishop is the son of Brenda and Michael Bishop and attends .
Rooted in the spirit of Jesus, MVS invites young adults to join together in Christian ministry for one- or two-year terms in more than 20 locations in the United States and one international site.
Service Adventure brings together young adults ages 17-20 to live in a household community with a leader for 10 months. Since 1989 Service Adventure participants have served in medical clinics, tutored children, worked with senior citizens, repaired old housing and helped meet needs across North America. Mennonite Church USA and exists to lead, mobilize and equip the church to participate in holistic witness to Jesus Christ in a broken world. Mission Network envisions every congregation and all parts of the world being fully engaged in mission.
More information about both programs is available online: Service.MennoniteMission.net