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Revelation, Prayer, Healing and Provision 

By Deacon Chantal Kabamba At the Evangelical Center for Revival, we believe in the power of prayer and the command  given to us from our Lord in Colossians 4:2, “Devote yourselves in prayer, being watchful and thankful” (NIV). We have two intercession teams within the church that meet twice a week on a prayer chain. These two prayer groups intercede for the needs of the… Read More

Ways to Respond to the COVID-19 as followers of Christ

LMC is a fellowship of Anabaptist churches with a Spirit-led movement to make disciples of Jesus, mobilize every member as a missionary, and multiply faith communities locally and beyond! The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world. As followers of Jesus, we are called to respond proactively with the Love of God. Actions to consider: Urge everyone to engage in corporate intercession and fasting while social… Read More

Celebration of Church Life 2020~Update!

A followup Message from LMC With careful consideration, the four major addresses planned for Celebration of Church Life will be recorded, posted on Youtube, and links supplied on the LMC Website and Facebook page by April 7, 2020. This will include the two addresses by Glenn Kauffman, Keith Weaver’s State of LMC, and the Youth Address by Keith Nyce. The presentations will be recorded, not… Read More

Multiplication Possibilities

 A number of regions across LMC report a high interest in working at church multiplication. Church on the Other Side continues to work with congregations in the Weaverland, Weaverland NE, Baltimore-Washington, and Elizabethtown districts. Despite Omar Guzman’s immigration issues, he continues to lead Church on the Other Side from Honduras. He has participated in numerous multiplication conversations by ZOOM, Skype, and other communications options. Multiplication… Read More

Church on the Other Side

Omar Guzman continues to be denied access to a Visa to return to the USA. Currently, he continues to do ministry among the Garifuna churches and other Mennonite groups in Honduras and Belize. He has traveled twice to Spain preparing for a Garifuna church plant there. Please pray for the resolution of this problem. The Guzman family is stretched as they work with family in… Read More

AD HOC BISHOP GROUP

The Bishop Board appointed a small group of bishops to work with the EMM board on developing and deepening the relationship between EMM and LMC. Formally, the governance issues related to bylaws have found good resolution. Continued work occurs around the next President search, as Gerry Keener will only serve for a two-year interim term. Other issues will involve greater integration of mission/vision, philosophy of… Read More

Multiplication Possibilities

A number of regions across LMC report a high interest in working at church multiplication. Church on the Other Side continues to work with congregations in the Weaverland, Weaverland NE, Baltimore-Washington, and Elizabethtown districts. Despite Omar Guzman’s immigration issues, he continues to lead Church on the Other Side from Honduras. He has participated in numerous multiplication conversations by ZOOM, Skype, and other communications options. Multiplication… Read More

Joint Youth Group Meeting

New Danville District (Pennsylvania) and Yellow Creek Mennonite Church (Indiana) youth groups met together in early July at New Danville Mennonite Church. The multi-day event included relationship-building activities, worship, Bible study, water balloons, and campfires. Matthew Coredella Bontrager served as a resource speaker for the group. Of course, there was lots of food like hotdogs and Smores. 

Mennonite Heritage Experience

First Mennonite Church, Berne, IN brought a group of youth to Pennsylvania for their five-day, biannual Mennonite heritage experience in June. The group spent a day visiting historic sites in Philadelphia to place Mennonite migration within the broader American colonial story. Then they visited the 1719 Herr House, the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society exhibit, and the LMC office. Additional visits were made to Mennonite Central… Read More

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