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Sprouts, November 18, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS November 18, 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, November 12, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SEEDS November 12, 2014 HOME-GROWN MISSION FESTIVAL  Zion Mennonite Church (Elbing, KS)—like many congregations—usually has a Harvest Mission Festival around this time of year. Traditionally we invited a missionary or service worker to preach and then speak … Continue reading

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Sprouts, November 11, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS November 11, 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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Pick My Brain: Revisiting the Alternative Holiday Approach, November 4, 2014

Pick My Brain – Revisiting the Alternative Holiday Approach      by Marlene Bogard, Minister of Christian Formation Got Christmas on your mind?  Most of us don’t…yet….but we are about to be overwhelmed with commercials, singing elves and decorations.  Now that … Continue reading

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Sprouts, November 4, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS November 4, 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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Clarion Call: Avoid, Pursue, Tend, November 2014

Clarence’s Clarion Call – Avoid, Pursue, Tend      by Clarence Rempel, WDC Conference Minister Some Christians strongly believe that people in covenanted same sex relationships must be included in congregational life. They hold this view out of deep conviction that … Continue reading

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Sprouts, October 28, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS October 28, 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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Sprouts, October 21, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS October 21, 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, October 15, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SEEDS October 15, 2014 HOFFNUNGSAU MENNONITE CHURCH ANNUAL MISSION SUPPER SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 18 Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church (HMC), rural Inman, has scheduled its annual Mission Supper from 5 to 7 pm on Saturday, October 18. Proceeds will … Continue reading

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Sprouts, October 14, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS October 14, 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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