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Bishops visit Dominican Republic Churches

Bishop Adalberto Santiago and Bishop Nicolas Angustia traveled to the Dominican Republic to visit the Faro Divino congregations from August 13 to 18. As part of the New York City district of LMC, Bishop Nicholas provides leadership to these congregations. The purpose of this visit was to strengthen the relationships between LMC, New York City District and the Dominican Republic Council.  Adalberto spoke to a… Read More

Jesus is Lord!

Congregations of Concilio de Iglesias Evangelicas Shalom (CIES) Celebrate 52 years of God’s Faithfulness By Sandra Granthon-Roman On Saturday, July 9, 2022, over 530 brethren gathered under one roof at Groffdale Mennonite Church in Leola, Pa. As one united church body, we praised God for his faithfulness for over 52 years to the congregations of Concilio Iglesias Evangelicas Shalom (CIES). Among them were men, women,… Read More

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Come to the Table~Luke 13:29

CHILDREN Nourishment comes through creative ministry. By Sandra Granthon-Roman On June 10 – 12, 2022, LMC held its annual Celebration of Church Life event, this year, hosted at Camp Hebron.  Over 30 children from infants to 12 years of age came to the table to receive the nourishment of the good news of the love of Jesus. They engaged in Bible stories, participated in arts… Read More

Come to The Table~Luke 13:29

YOUTH Youth Rally at the 2022 Celebration of Church Life By Kathy Brown Planning for this event began back in 2019. Did we plan to wait this long to actually get together? Nope. Pandemics have a funny way of not caring about your plans. But God. Almost 100 youths in grades 6-12 met at Camp Hebron to hear Deke Rider, Pastor Al Motley Jr., and… 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

Gospel-Centered Holy Reconciliation Movement

In the era of tolerance and openness to diversity. By Bartimaeus Sungbin Kim Tolerance and openness to diversity are the characteristics that represent the virtues and moral standards in our current time. The Oxford English Dictionary defines tolerance as the quality of being willing to accept or tolerate somebody/something, especially opinions or behavior that you may not agree with, or people who are not like… Read More


L. Keith Weaver retires following twenty-two years of service. LMC, a fellowship of Anabaptist churches, is pleased to announce the retirement of Moderator L. Keith Weaver following twenty-two years of faithful service. Keith and Joanne Weaver were honored at retirement celebrations for Keith’s twenty-two years of faithful service as LMC Moderator. Keith gave himself selflessly to the cause of the church and the coming of… Read More

Bishop Elder Team

Bishop Board and Conference Executive Council recently affirmed the placement of a Bishop Elders Team to lead LMC for the next three to five years and continue the prayerful discernment regarding governance and structure. The team consists of Marcia Mylin (LMC staff), Bishop Keith Blank (Landisville-Manor District), Bishop Rodney Martin (Conestoga River District), and Bishop Tuyen Nguyen (Philadelphia District).

LMC Conference Minister – Trip to Florida

Adalberto Santiago traveled to Florida from May 14 to 15 to participate in the assembly of the Southeast Mennonite Conference, a district of LMC. The gathering was hosted by Asamblea de la Grace in Immokalee, Fl. Leaders from eight churches participated in an incredible time of hospitality. The support and harmony between the churches were palatable.  Adalberto brought greetings from LMC to the fellowship of… Read More

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