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WDC Sprouts, December 12, 2017

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  December 12, 2017 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. WDC Sprouts … Continue reading

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Evangelizing about coffee or Jesus?! December 5, 2017

     by Kathy Neufeld Dunn, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Kansas-Based) A couple of months ago, I broke my French Press coffeemaker. It was made of glass, so it was bound to happen.  I found the perfect replacement!  So this … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, December 5, 2017

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  December 5, 2017  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. WDC Sprouts … Continue reading

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Conviction of Things Unseen

By Michael Unruh, Camp Mennoscah, Executive Director “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” – Heb. 11:1 About 92 years ago a group of people from central Kansas saw an importance for … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey, the aftermath and recovery

By Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) During my first visit to Houston, TX after Hurricane Harvey, I noticed that the city and our four Western District Conference churches were facing hardship in different ways and yet the words … Continue reading

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Year of Evangelism: Anabaptist Witness!

By Kathy Neufeld Dunn, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Kansas-Based) WDC Resource Commission has declared 2018 the Year of Evangelism!  There will be large-group workshops and smaller initiatives throughout the year.  Goals for these events are: Encourage congregations to grow in … Continue reading

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WDC Garden, December 2017/January/February 2018

WDC Garden, December 2017/January/February 2018 WDC Jardin, Diciembre de 2017 / enero / febrero de 2018

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From the Conference Minister’s Heart, November 28, 2017

Guns and Church      by Heidi Regier Kreider, Conference Minister  In a recent blog, Mennonite pastor Horace McMillon said the debate about gun reform in the U.S. is not really a policy discussion, but a religious discussion.  He writes, “We have … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, November 28, 2017

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  November 28, 2017 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. WDC Sprouts … Continue reading

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Public Witnessing

     by Byron Pellecer, Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) As a church planter and pastor, I have found inspiration, challenge, and direction in the book of Acts, especially in Paul’s missionary trips and the Upper Room as the ‘headquarters’ for equipping … Continue reading

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