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Sprouts, August 26, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS August 26, 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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WDC Seeds, August 20, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SEEDS August 20, 2014 Celebrating the Past, Faithfully Embracing the Future  On July 27 Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church celebrated their 140th anniversary (and counting) since the beginning of the congregation.  Hoffnungsau Mennonite is a congregation located in the … Continue reading

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Do We Focus on Church Rather Than Mission?

by Gilberto Flores, WDC Associate Conference Minister In my last article I mentioned that a congregation has to be inspired to take the risk to move from a self-centered focus to a mission-oriented imagination. I suggested the need of a … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, August 19, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS August 19, 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, August 12, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS August 12, 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: Down from the Mountaintop: Sustaining the church camp experience at home, August 5, 2014

Pick My Brain – Down from the Mountaintop:  Sustaining the church camp experience at home      by Marlene Bogard, Minister of Christian Formation Ahhh, the camp “after-glow.”  There may be sand in the suitcase and bug-bites on the leg, but … Continue reading

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Sprouts, August 5, 2014

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS August 5, 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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God’s story becomes WDC’s story during Year of the Bible

During opening worship July 4 at Western District Conference’s (WDC) annual assembly in Waxahachie, Texas, five Mennonite pastors did in one hour what took millennia for writers of the books of the Bible to do – share God’s redemption story. … Continue reading

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Constituents across WDC to help shape human sexuality policies

By Laurie Oswald Robinson By completing a survey by Aug. 31, constituents across Western District Conference (WDC) will help shape WDC’s response to a resolution calling for congregations to make their own decisions regarding human sexuality issues without censure from … Continue reading

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