Category: Supporting article


By Janai Gibson “There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” (Ephesians 4:4-6). Do you remember the statement, “there is no ‘I’ in team”? Maybe you have heard it from managers… Read More

A Spirit-led movement of mobilizing every member as a missionary

By The LMC Bishop Elders Team Given Keith Weaver’s plans to retire on October 1, 2022, LMC has been in a season of discernment related to LMC’s governing structures. A supporting factor in this liminal season is our shared aspiration to become a Spirit-led movement, which suggests less institutional control and more nimble, organic ways of making decisions that offer space for LMC to become… Read More

No Longer An Outsider (Servant), I Call You Friend

A Reflection of Gospel-Centered Relationship By Wes Bontreger  The Yellow Creek Mennonite Church congregation is deeply grateful for the opportunity to share fellowship with Sungbin, Shinae, and Seungju and for their significant contribution to the service and leadership of our ministries. We continue to joyfully support and partner with them in mission with God’s blessing and rejoice in our lifelong friendship.  John 15:15-17 reads: I… Read More

Who Is My Neighbor?

By Deb Muenstermann, Hub 450 Manager Who is my neighbor? If you are part of an LMC congregation in Lancaster County, the answer to this question is different than you might expect. Most people think of the Amish or persons of Pennsylvania Dutch descent when thinking of Lancaster County. It may come as a surprise that the nations are our neighbors in Lancaster!  Lancaster has… Read More

God Opens Doors

By Erik Giron My name is Erik Girón, happily married to Minerva Girón. I was born in Guatemala. During my childhood, I witnessed the severe needs of people living in the world, where there is a lot of idolatry. I was interested in the gospel and attended the Christian church. When I was 13 years old, my family emigrated to the United States. It was… Read More

Some Appointed as Pastors

My beginnings in the pastoral ministry with my wife, Ivania García, began on March 27, 1994, at the Manantial de Vida Evangelical Mennonite Church, in Camden, New Jersey. My calling was confirmed by my pastor and by the congregation when I had barely decided to follow Jesus Christ three years earlier. I was only 27 years old. I could personally say that the Lord prematurely… Read More

I Am Not Alone

Finding a place of belonging at Revive By Brandon Voss Revive is true to their name. They want to revive the need for faith in Jesus’s love in our lives. Their effort to spread and show love throughout our community illuminates a pathway to the kingdom of heaven. The most intriguing part of that message, for me,  is that no requirements or qualifications are needed… Read More

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