I thank God for His faithfulness and love as God waits for my response to His calling.
Whitehall Mennonite Church
“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.”
“We practice here for what is already happening around the throne room: many nations, many languages, many tribes praising the living God.”
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.
By overcoming the obstacle of money, churches can begin to experiment; leaders and congregations are encouraged to be more creative.
“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.”
Franconia Conference has begun building an intercultural youth formation team to resource youth leaders and to connect youth across congregations, geographies, and cultures.
by Mary Nitzsche, Associate Executive Minister The slogan, “Doing together what we cannot do alone,” was put into action on Friday evening, September 28, when three Franconia Conference congregations partnered […]
By Eszter Bentch I thought I knew that serving, ministry, and most of what I do is not about me. I also thought I knew how to serve others. It […]
On April 14 approximately 80 women from across Franconia and Eastern District Conferences joined together at Towamencin Mennonite Church for the annual Sister Care Gathering. The theme was “Darkness Unfolding as […]
“Some property is necessary and even advantageous for carrying out the work of the church.”
By Angela Moyer, co-pastor at Ripple and Conference Board Member Smita Singh was appointed to the Franconia Conference Board by delegate affirmation at the Fall 2016 Assembly, beginning her first […]
Psalm 139:23-24 is a cry for God to search our hearts and “see if there is any offensive way…” in us. Yet, how often, do we make that our prayer? […]