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Bishop Elders Team Biweekly Email – Carta quincenal del Equipo de Obispos Ancianos

Esta carta está traducida al Español después de la de Ingles “Thankfulness . . . Expectancy . . . Discipleship” As I reflect back on our Fall Leadership Assembly on the last day of September, I’m so thankful for the sense of unity, joy, and delight that we experienced together as we listened to TED talks from six young leaders in the movement, spent time sharing and… Read More

Bishop Elders Team Bi-weekly email

Video con CC en Español y carta traducida al Español después de Ingles September 18, 2023 “Roots and Wings” As we look forward to our Fall Leadership Assembly in less than two weeks, much is on our minds and hearts as bishop elders. It was only one year ago, at last year’s fall assembly where we were commissioned by Keith Weaver into our work as bishop elders.… Read More

Bishop Elders Team Biweekly Email – Carta quincenal del Equipo de Obispos Ancianos

August 28, 2023by Tuyen Nguyen Regret “Don’t do anything that you would regret!” I am sure that we all have heard this before. I would like to share to you about my “regret” and how this has changed my entire thinking and approach toward evangelism. One day in June 2009, I led a team from Philadelphia Mennonite Church to Elizabeth City, North Carolina to take… Read More

Bishop Elders Team Bi-Weekly Email

Esta carta está traducida al Español después de la de Ingles “Full-Brained Discipleship” I grew up in a left-brained discipleship culture. As a child and young adult, I was blessed to sit under gifted pastors who faithfully taught the Word of God. They emphasized beliefs, doctrine, and doing it right. Their love for God, His Word, and His people came through clearly to me, but the emphasis… Read More

Concilio de Iglesias Evangélicas Shalom (CIES) – First Asamblea de Recursos and Graduation

Saturday, May 27, 2023, CIES leaders and their families gathered for the first CIES Asamblea de Recursos at Weaverland Mennonite Church in Ephrata, Pa. The theme focused on Identity and Unity,  “Para que todos sean uno” John 17:21. The full-day celebration included programs for adults, children, and youth and the first graduation for CIES Obreros Cristianos (Christian Workers) ministry leadership training. The graduates included: Aida… Read More

Landisville-Manor District Congregations Unite for Special Church Service

Saturday, May 7, 2023, Living Light Mennonite Church and Millersville Mennonite Church united together to welcome Pastor Pedro Moreira from Brazil to share a special sermon on the power of prayer (Mervin Charles translated). Pastor Pedro shared how over 40,000 people came to hear about Jesus in one of the most dangerous areas in Brazil—through the power of a small number of Christians, including himself,… Read More

Always More

Walking with Jesus, we discover that God pours abundant grace into our lives. The flow of grace never ends. We are leaky vessels like clay jars that are cracked and broken. (II Corinthians 4:6-12 AMP).  But there is always more of His grace. Even in our brokenness, He uses and fills us. (II Corinthians 12:9-11)  Filled with His love and grace, we are joined with… Read More

Bishop Elders Team Biweekly Email – Carta quincenal del Equipo de Obispos Ancianos

Esta carta está traducida al Español después de la de Ingles “Don’t Scare the Fish . . .” Earlier this year, while I was leading another “Learning Journey” group to southern Bulgaria, we as a team were having a conversation with Hari, our Bulgarian host, about the way God has led him to be a witness in the Muslim villages where he serves and loves the people.… Read More

Peace Sunday 2023

PEACE SUNDAY 2023   |   We are Family!   |   Participating in God’s family Greetings to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, our Prince of Peace! We invite you and your congregation to observe Peace Sunday together with brothers and sisters in the global Anabaptist church family on 17 September 2023. Accompanying this letter, we send worship resources you may use in celebrating Peace… Read More

Just Follow

Jesus’s first words to His disciples were, “Come follow me!” He later told them to go and make disciples of all nations. If we have not first encountered Jesus and fallen in love with the “Word who became flesh,” we cannot partner with Him in making disciples. We must learn to hear His voice, trust Him to guide us, and follow wherever He may lead… Read More

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