I fight against white supremacy and racial injustice because God’s love demands it and they have caused deep wounds that need healing.
Even under normal circumstances, our unsheltered friends and neighbors live precarious lives.
“We have been given permission to try new ideas, and see failures as learning experiences. It is freeing to have that space to be creative.” / “Se nos ha dado permiso para probar nuevas ideas y ver los fracasos como experiencias de aprendizaje. Es liberador tener ese espacio para ser creativo.”
The way youth and young adults choose to express their faith may not look like mine or the previous generations, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they aren’t being faithful to Jesus or Anabaptism.
God used this trip to teach me that I don’t need to travel far to meet my neighbors—I can build relationships with my neighbors right here at home.
By overcoming the obstacle of money, churches can begin to experiment; leaders and congregations are encouraged to be more creative.
The powerful message is the imperative significance of male and female working together for God’s kingdom.
“Each year it is a gift to interact with this next generation of leaders. We learn alongside them and contribute to their formation in the way of Christ’s peace.”
“I believe their desire is for MC USA to be faithful followers of Jesus and to be an Anabaptist witness to the world.”
Franconia Conference has begun building an intercultural youth formation team to resource youth leaders and to connect youth across congregations, geographies, and cultures.
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