Articles Taged: March 2012

Tony Brun Bessonart

Published: March 21st, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

Tony Brun Bessonart Hyattsville (Md.) Mennonite ¿Qué imagina que puede significar este proceso para su congregación (¿o cualquier otra?) La Biblia siempre fue una causa de reforma en la historia de la Iglesia. Por eso, si queremos cambiar personas y comunidades hacia una nueva vida cristiana, necesitaremos usar la Biblia. La formación bíblica es importante […]

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Rafael Barahona

Published: March 21st, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

Rafael Barahona Iglesia Menonita del Buen Pastor, Goshen, Ind. ¿Qué imagina que puede significar este proceso para su congregación (¿o cualquier otra?) La importancia de la formación bíblica es vital para la vida del creyente y por ende de la iglesia. Jesús habló de escudriñar las Escrituras, para hallar la vida que solo Dios puede […]

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Amy Gingerich

Published: March 21st, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

Amy Gingerich Friendship Mennonite Church, Bedford Heights, Ohio What do you imagine this process could do for your (or any) congregation? Mennonites have never believed that the Bible is just for individual reading. Scripture is something to study and interpret together. Having each congregation develop its own list of key Scriptures is a great way […]

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News from Mennonite World Conference

Published: March 20th, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

With the new MWC office open in Bogota, Colombia, and the new General Secretary Cesar Garcia in place, our attention shifts to plans for Assembly 16 in Harrisburg Pa in July 2015. The General Council and its four Commissions (Peace, Mission, Faith and Life and Deacons) are scheduled to meet in May in Basel, to […]

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Baptists Explore Anabaptist Themes

Published: March 20th, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

At a recent conference hosted by a Southern Baptist seminary, students heard and presented papers on Anabaptist leaders Hans Denck, Michael Sattler and Balthasar Hubmaier.  In a keynote address, evangelical leader Rick Warren highlighted Anabaptist commitment to mission as a key inspiration for his ministry.  Read more in a recent Mennonite Weekly Review article, including […]

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Lutheran-Mennonite Celebration in Elkhart

Published: March 20th, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

Lutherans and Mennonites will meet April 10 in Elkhart to celebrate the dialogue and reconciliation that has happened over the past years.  A tree planting and dedication will take place at 4:30 pm at the new Mennonite Church USA offices.  A 7:00 pm evening lecture by Lutheran Kathryn Johnson on the theme “Grace and Gratitude:  […]

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Summer courses from AMBS

Published: March 20th, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

This summer at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, study with the founder of Gestalt Pastoral Care, Tilda Norberg; delve into the prophets with Ben Ollenburger; explore the role of rituals in worship with Allan Rudy-Froese. Studying the work of John Howard Yoder if you are in the vicinity of AMBS–Great Plains in Kansas. These and other […]

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Cleaning out the closets

Published: March 20th, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

Every spring, my mother would assign me the task of cleaning out the closets in our home.  It was always amazing in one short year, the amount of items that would find their way into our closets.  The content ranged from treasures to junk.  Some items were stored for future use. Some items were stuffed […]

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Transitional Ministry Training

Published: March 20th, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

A joint venture of the trainers and Amigo Centre, in consultation with Great Lakes area Mennonite Church USA conferences, takes place April 30-May 4, 2012, at Amigo Centre, Sturgis, MI. Led by Gary Martin and Cliff Brubaker, the training consists of two components:  discernment of fit for transitional ministry, and a theoretical framework, practical skills and […]

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Webinar from AMBS

Published: March 20th, 2012, Posted by: Mennonite Church USA

One more webinar from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary is scheduled for this school year: Embodying the story, with Allan Rudy-Froese, Thursday, April 19, 2–3:30 p.m. Eastern Learn about embodiment, play with sounds and words, try several reading and performance techniques so a story can be expressed with your whole being. Find additional information at www.ambs.edu/webinars

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