LMC-ACC Meeting: In May, leaders from LMC met with ACC leadership to continue work on building relationships between the two groups. LMC-MC USA Meeting: In June for the third year in a row, Keith Weaver, LMC moderator, and other LMC leaders met with a group of MC USA leaders. The gathering continues a process put in place by Ervin Stutzman as LMC was leaving MC… Read More
An Evening of worship for young adults and high school students at Mellinger Mennonite Church on the First Thursday of each month starting at 7:30 pm. This evening is intended for but is not limited to, high school students and young adults. Please feel free to share this with your church and young adult pastors. Our mission statement is: “Our vision is to bring… Read More
The STEP class of 2020 graduated on May 16. The Celebration, however, was postponed until October 10 at 4:00 pm at Slate Hill Mennonite Chruch, 1352 Slate Hill Rd. Camp Hill, PA.
Following interest from CIES (Shalom Council), a team began work on translating the Discovery Course into Spanish. Peter Cook, Susan Hochstedler, Alexis Roman, Brinton Rutherford, and Daniel Sanchez are navigating the effort.
Child Protection in Swahili Following a Child Protection Seminar at RiversEdge Fellowship, the congregation arranged for the presentation to be translated into Swahili for better understanding within the Congolese congregation. This follows the translation of child protection materials into Spanish. Reminder Child Protection Team are encouraged to keep their policies up to date and in force. Keep all personnel checks within the five-year window. Execute… Read More
ZOOM Prayer: Because of Covid-19, LMC moved its scheduled prayer gatherings to ZOOM. The first Monday of the Month prayer group has now met twice by ZOOM. The quarterly Multiplication prayer group met in July by ZOOM and plans for the October 15 prayer meeting to gather by ZOOM.
In the February Bishop Board meeting as part of a structure overhaul, Bishops looked at a proposal from the Governance/Structure. Bishops participated in a one-day workshop looking at spiritual gifts. New structures must make use of the full range of APEST gifts (apostle, prophet, evangelist, shepherd, teacher) among us in order to organize around our mission/vision.
by: Keyla Flores I am from Honduras, Central America. I work as a missionary for the Shalom Council of Evangelical Churches (CIES) in Huatabampo, Sonora, Mexico. God called me to missions at 12 years old during a service at my elementary school in Honduras. Understanding God’s call on my life has been a process. As a youth, I struggled to stay focused on God’s call… Read More
In 2019 LMC leadership worked to update the prior mission statement from 2001. The new statement appears inside the front cover of the Shalom News Magazine in October-December 2020. The fall Leadership Assembly in 2019 worked on this revision process, and the Leadership Assembly this past September further processed this statement. A Spirit-led movement: to make disciples of Jesus. to mobilize every member as a… Read More