Notes to Pastors – February 22

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Congregations and Pastors Address Pornography Together
Plan to attend the seminar, Thursday evening, March 29, from 7 – 9 p.m. and Friday morning, March 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the issue of pornography. The Seminar will be held at the Souderton Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall. The Thursday evening session is open to both lay leaders and pastors for teaching on the issue by Brenda Martin Hurst. The Friday morning session is especially for pastors, chaplains, and other ministerial staff persons, with credentialed leaders expected at both sessions. Brochures will be distributed soon with more information and plans for registration. Or call 215-723-5513, ext. 110 to indicate you will be attending. Pastors, be sure to invite key lay leaders to come with you to the Thursday evening session.

Bible Survey and Anabaptist Hermeneutics
Who might you encourage to attend the course with Marion Bontrager (Hesston College) on Bible Survey and Anabaptist Hermeneutics? The course will be held at Conestoga Mennonite Church, Morgantown, PA, April 13-14, May 11-12, and June 8-9. The course can be taken for three hours undergraduate credit ($945) or audit ($150). To register, call 866-EMU-LANC or email This is a basic Gateway Course that all new credentialed leaders are expected to have taken in college or seminary.