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September 17, 2015

Retreat at Camp Amigo

Ladies, mark your calendars for the annual IN-MI Mennonite Women’s (and girls!) Fall Retreat, October 9-11 at Amigo Centre. The theme is “Growing (up) together in Christ” and the speaker will be Rachel Miller-Jacobs. This year we are encouraging young girls (grade 3 and above) to join us for a fun-filled weekend! Worship will be […]

May 8, 2015

‘Seeking the gifts of others as if our lives depended on it’

Event looks to interchurch relations for models for intra-church relations Anton Flores-Maisonet, founding member of the Alterna Community in LaGrange, Ga., speaks at an event held April 11 at North Goshen (Ind.) Mennonite Church and sponsored by Mennonite Church USA’s Interchurch Relations Reference Group. “I have bet my life,” he said, “that Jesus is reconciling […]

April 24, 2015

LaCasa Help-A-House Project

Please consider joining our MYF to help with LaCasa’s Help-A-House project  on Saturday, May 9.  Through the Help-A-House program LaCasa organizes volunteers to repair the homes and  improve neighborhoods in Goshen. Last year our group from Berkey helped clean out a house that LaCasa was preparing to remodel. The day begins with a pancake breakfast served by the Goshen Exchange club from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. […]

April 17, 2015

Constituency Leaders Council (CLC) Report

Shannon Dycus, Gene Hartman and Dan Miller represented Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference when the Constituency Leaders Council of MCUSA met March 26-28 in Wichita Kansas. The theme verse for the meeting was Romans 12:2: Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and […]

February 25, 2015

Webinar with Allan Rudy-Froese

Join us on Tuesday, March 10, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. for a special webinar entitled “Living in the Belly of the Whale: What Jonah Teaches Us About Preaching” by Allan Rudy-Froese. The book of Jonah can teach the preacher about speech, prayer, telling stories, listening to God, humility, God’s sense of humor and more. Additional details […]

February 25, 2015

MEDA Dinner and Program

Join Michiana MEDA for a dinner and program, “Greening our institutions: How to do it and why we must,” with Glenn Gilbert, Goshen College Utilities Manager and Sustainability Coordinator. We will gather on Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Waterford Mennonite Church (65975 SR 15). Cost is $5 for students, $15 for Michiana MEDA […]

November 11, 2014

Ervin’s Stutzman Equipping Column

Last month, I wrote about a new polity statement of particular interest to church leaders, A Shared Understanding of Church Leadership: Polity Manual for Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA. It is intended to replace the current guidelines, A Mennonite Polity for Ministerial Leadership: A Statement by the Joint Committee on Ministerial Leadership, adopted in 1996. Both […]

July 25, 2014

Marriage Retreat: a Bicycle Built for Two

A Bicycle Built for Two is a hard-hitting comedy that takes a playful look at marriage, commitment, and divorce. It follows three couples at various stages in their relationships: a young couple, bright-eyed, bushy-tailed with their recent engagement, an aging pair of empty nesters who are trying to rediscover their marriage after some-odd 30 years […]

July 2, 2014

Letter from the Conference Pastor

On this first day (well, second day now) of July I greet you in the name of Jesus who lives and walks among us. I give thanks for your ministry and for the ministry of your congregation in the community where you are located. May you continue finding meaningful ways to engage with the community, […]

June 26, 2014

Maple City Health Care Center 25th Anniversary

Maple City Health Care Center invites the public to attend our 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Activities include facility tours (a walk through history), children’s activities, refreshments, and a program of storytelling. The location for activities between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. is Maple City Health […]

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