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Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster

The Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster places great importance on fostering a sense of community amongst its members. As part of their annual activities, the MCCL choirs participate in local tour days every spring. On April 4, 2024, they held a special chapel at Eastern Mennonite Missions and LMC during their walking tour in Lancaster City. The event was attended by around 60-70 middle and… Read More

STEP Graduation

Fifteen students, along with their family and friends, celebrated their graduation from STEP on May 18, 2024, at Byerland Mennonite Church. As the graduating class speaker, William Higgins, instructor of the STEP program and LMC theology teacher, called the students to a life-long commitment to being an apprentice of Jesus: being with him, learning from him, and then putting this into practice. To learn more… Read More

New Ways of Worship – Giving

By Bishop Tuyen Nguyen & Paul Pearce, LMC Development Team Every Sunday, or at least most Sundays, we take an offering (give money) as part of the Worship service. It may go towards missions, benevolence or just paying the bills. “The offering is an act of worship, an instance in which we are invited to give up something that we value – our money –… Read More

“A Foretaste of Revelation 7:9”

As a member of the Bishop Elder Team, I had the privilege of being invited to speak at the annual assembly of the Southeast Mennonite Conference District of LMC. I was hosted by bishops Juanita & Eligio Nuñez and Lee Miller. Lee had written to me earlier with the following request. “Thanks so much for confirming your coming to SMC’s Annual Assembly. We would like… Read More

New Danville Mennonite Church

Congregational Profile District: New Danville Location: 103 Marticville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603 Date of founding: 1717      Pastor(s): Bishop Robert Brody, Pastor of Worship and Discipleship Mike Dickert Average Sunday Worship Attendance: 139 Worship Service: Sundays 10:15 AM, Tuesdays 6:00 PM Pastor: Robert BrodyLead Pastor and currently serves as a Bishop in LMC encouraging new expressions church. New Danville Mennonite Church is known in our community as a… Read More

Iglesia Evangélica Camino al Cielo

Congregational Profile District: CIES Location: Alpha, New Jersey Date of Founding: 2020 Average Sunday Worship Attendance:901 East Blvd, Alpha, New Jersey 08865 Worship Service:Sunday 3:00 pm Average Sunday Worship Attendance30 Pastor:Estanislao Guerra, “Tanis” as everyone calls him, is the pastor of Iglesia Evangélica Camino Al Cielo in Alpha, New Jersey. Estanislao is a young man passionate about God and His word. He also works as CIES Director of… Read More

Finding Home in Motley Church

A Testimony of Connection, Acceptance, and Belonging by Felicia Cheng For years, I wandered in the wilderness of spiritual disconnect, longing for a sense of community that traditional churches failed to provide. It wasn’t until I discovered Motley Church, a “fresh expression” of faith, that I truly found my spiritual home. In this testimonial, I’ll delve into the profound differences, I have experienced, between traditional… Read More

Engaging the Mystery

New Ways of Worship & Connection We loved you so much that we shared with you not only God’s Good News but our own lives, too. 1 Thessalonians 2:8 (NLT) New Danville Mennonite Church has been on a journey to learn how to live out the Scriptures. In 1  Thessalonians 2:8, Paul writes to the church in Thessalonica to encourage them, as followers of Jesus,… Read More

New Bishop Orientation 

On Monday, February 12, 2024, LMC held a newly appointed Bishop Orientation. The all-day event focused on welcoming new bishops and reflecting on their experiences. LMC & EMM staff spoke about various topics, including the Bishop role, movement and APEST function, the vision of Intercultural Leadership Ministry, EMM and Karios, social trends Intersecting with Anabaptist Theology and credentialing.

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