Notes to Pastors – Oct. 17

Cancellation of Missional Leadership Course

Due to limited enrollment, the course on Missional Leadership is canceled. Some aspects of this course may be offered in other formats and settings over the coming months.

Ordination Service

Chris Nickels will be ordained as youth pastor in a worship service on Sunday, October 22, at 1:30 p.m. at West Swamp Mennonite Church. Guests are also invited to the fellowship meal which begins at 12 p.m.

Men’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat

Dr. Charles H. Zimmerman, Professor of Practical Theology at Biblical Theological Seminary, is the Men’s Retreat speaker at Spruce Lake Retreat, January 18-19, 2007. A gifted communicator, Charles will make biblical principles clear, meaningful, and relevant as he invites men to “Live the Legacy: A Life Without Regret.” Register by December 15 for a retreat package of $94.40. A reduced package of $45 is offered for pastors. For reservations, call 800-822-7505 or visit the web site at