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Annual Assembly of the Mennonite Garífuna Mission

On March 11 and 12, the Garifuna Mennonite Assembly held its annual assembly in Huston, Texas; TOGETHER. The annual assembly of the Garífuna Mennonite mission, had as participants 42 pastors and leaders from each of the 17 Garífuna Mennonite churches in the United States, in this meeting several topics were discussed, such as the formation of the mission with a network of LMC, the formation… Read More

LMC Legacy Foundation Grants Available

The Legacy Foundation is a vital ministry of LMC created to promote hope, healing, and wholeness through Christ-centered behavioral healthcare in our community. We accomplish this by providing grants to support initiatives that nurture mental health, resilience, and innovation. Our desire is to inspire innovation and the development of outcome-based initiatives that result in mental wellness through the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. We are… Read More

Conference Minister

Adalberto Santiago has started as the new Conference Minister since December 1st, 2021. Santiago and his wife, Jenny are co-pastors of Congregación Menonita Shalom in New Columbia, Pa. They have four children. He also serves as a Supervisor in CIES leadership and on the LMC Bishop Board. He was elected as secretary of LMC in 2021. He served several terms on the LMC Credentialing Commission.… Read More

Retirements

Dale Stoltzfus and Brinton Rutherford retired in 2021. Rutherford retired in November after 15 years as Resource Staff. Prior to his work at LMC, he served as director of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Dale Stoltzfus retired in December as LMC Conference MInister after 15 years of service. He was instrumental in the creation of the Credentialing Commission. He held many positions in LMC and… Read More

LMC Prayer Gatherings

“Monday Night Prayer Gathering“First Monday of each monthVia zoom (contact office for more information)717-293-5246 “Multiplication Quarterly Prayer”Third Thursday of January, April, July, October7:00 – 8:30 pmin Harvest Room at Landis Homes, Lititz, Pa.For more information contact Sherri Martinat 717-293-5246 ext. 102 “Women’s Prayer Gathering”First Friday of each month8:00 – 9:30 amPlace to be announce. For more infoContact Marcia Mylinn at717-293-5246 ext. 114 “LMC Youth Workers… Read More

LMC Changes

New LMC officers New officers of LMC were recently affirmed. Assistant moderator Stephen Weaver and secretary Lloyd Hoover stepped away from those positions in early 2021. Bishop Al Motley, the pastor at Way Thru Christ, Chester, PA, was affirmed as the new assistant moderator. Supervisor Adalberto Santiago, also the pastor of the Congregación Menonita Shalom, was affirmed as the new secretary. New Bishops R. Alan… Read More

Grants

The LMC Legacy Foundation in its most recent cycle awarded one grant. Dr. Brinton Rutherford, LMC, received a $24,000 award for “Influencing Behavioral Health and Wellness of LMC Leaders and Members with the IDI Psychometric Tool and Qualitative Wellness Assessment.” The project seeks to increase intercultural competence in LMC. Since 50% of LMC congregations are predominantly people of color, this is critical for mission. The… Read More

A writer for a new Sunday School Curriculum

When I was first invited to help brainstorm and then be a writer for a new Sunday School curriculum initiative I was not sure what all I was getting into or how much time I was going to be able to commit to the project. But as I prayed about it and as we began meeting as a team to plan and dream it seemed… Read More

Yellow Creek Mennonite Church

175th Anniversary Celebration Because of COVID 19, the 175th-anniversary celebration of the Yellow Creek Mennonite church was postponed.  It is now planned for September 11 and 12, 2021. Activities will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 11. They will include a museum, games for children, videos, cemetery tours, trail walks, and concessions. At 6:00 p.m. there will be a hymn sing, followed by a service… Read More

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