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Church Planting Guidelines

Church Planting Guidelines  

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First Mennonite Church, McPherson, KS

Job Description Please contact Western District Conference (wdc@mennowdc.org) for the Congregational Information Form.

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A Witnessing and Multicultural Experience

     by Byron Pellecer, Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) As I visit our established and emerging congregations in Western District Conference, I find myself praying a simple, respectful, and honest prayer: “LORD, help me to see you at work in this … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, May 16, 2017

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  May 16, 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. … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, May 9, 2017

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  May 9, 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. … Continue reading

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A Book Opened a Door, May 2, 2017

     by Kathy Neufeld Dunn, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Kansas-Based) On a recent flight, I was reading Sara Mile’s autobiography, Take This Bread: A Spiritual Memoir of a Twenty-First-Century Christian.  Toward the end of the flight, my seat mate asked me what … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, May 2, 2017

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  May 2, 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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From the Conference Minister’s Heart, April 25, 2017

     by Heidi Regier Kreider, WDC Conference Minister This is the second of three articles on WDC’s mission statement: “WDC empowers Anabaptist/Mennonite congregations to Witness and invite others to faith in Jesus Christ, Dwell in just and loving relationships, and … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, April 25, 2017

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  April 25, 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. … Continue reading

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Led by the Spirit

     by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) Whether an area conference or an established congregation is planning to start new churches, or working on church revitalization or church growth, I believe that either approach requires us to be … Continue reading

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