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Sprouts, April 22, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS April 22, 2014 A weekly communication for: WDC Churches and Pastors WDC Executive Board, Commission, Committee and Task Force members Any content may be used in bulletins and newsletters and forwarded to congregational leaders and members. … Continue reading

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Seeds, April 16, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SEEDS April 16, 2014 BIBLE FESTIVAL Southern Hills Mennonite Church, Topeka, KS, enjoyed their first-ever Bible Festival on March 23.  A lovely and delicious Bible foods meal, including lentil and barley dishes, cucumbers and yogurt, vegetable salads, … Continue reading

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Deed and Word Essentials for a Witnessing Church

by Gilberto Flores, WDC Associate Conference Minister It is interesting that today, the church still faces an unresolved dilemma. Divergent understandings of being a witness of Christ continue to affect our response to God’s mission in the world. Jesus sent … Continue reading

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Sprouts, April 15, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS April 15, 2015 A weekly communication for: WDC Churches and Pastors WDC Executive Board, Commission, Committee and Task Force members  Any content may be used in bulletins and newsletters and forwarded to congregational leaders and members. … Continue reading

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Sprouts, April 8, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS April 8, 2014 A weekly communication for: WDC Churches and Pastors WDC Executive Board, Commission, Committee and Task Force members  Any content may be used in bulletins and newsletters and forwarded to congregational leaders and members. … Continue reading

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Buhler/Hoffnungsau/Inman churches – Youth Pastor position

Joint Youth Pastor for Buhler Mennonite Church (Buhler KS), Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church (Inman KS), and Inman Mennonite Church (Inman KS)  – Job description

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Pick My Brain: A Lenten Confession, April 1, 2014

by Marlene Bogard, Minister of Christian Formation “I’m a fool for Jesus, Whose Fool are You?”   OK, so I am writing this on April Fools’ Day.  But please, take me seriously! As a young Jesus Freak in the 1970′s, … Continue reading

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Generosity outsizes congregation’s membership

by Laurie Oswald Robinson The 35-member Ransom (Kan.) Mennonite Church may be considered small in number, but its heart is as big as the western Kansas sky. After an unusual fiscal surplus in 2013, the congregation decided to gift seven … Continue reading

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Bible Stories become warp and weave of daily life

by Laurie Oswald Robinson Since Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church (AMC) began the “Reading the Bible in 90 Days” challenge, the scriptures have been shared at coffee breaks, sports events, supper tables, hair salons and car dealerships.  Comments about the readings are … Continue reading

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Houston Mennonite’s new church to symbolize counter-cultural welcome

by Laurie Oswald Robinson   In the next two years, Houston Mennonite Church will witness the building of its new church, designed to symbolize being in the world, but not of it.  That gospel principle is at the heart of … Continue reading

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