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Different Rhythms, July 3, 2018

     by Jennie Wintermote, Conference Resource Library Director For many, the summer is a time of different rhythms.  For teachers and students, summer brings a break from regular academic work.  For camp staff the warmest months are the busiest months.  … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, July 3, 2018

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  July 3, 2018 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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A Missional Legacy, May 29, 2018

     by Heidi Regier Kreider, WDC Conference Minister I was surprised last January when I received an invitation to speak in a panel presentation at this year’s SENT conference, an annual church planting consultation sponsored by Mennonite Mission Network.  I … Continue reading

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Dandelions: Another Sign of the Kingdom?! June 5, 2018

    by Kathy Neufeld Dunn, Associate Conference Minister I don’t know about you, but my yard has way too many dandelions in it this year!  I struggle each year to decide if I should try to exterminate them with a … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, June 26, 2018

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  June 26, 2018 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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Making New Friends / Haciendo Nuevos Amigos

Making New Friends      by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister, Texas-Based Several years ago, while walking and praying around the neighborhood in Wichita, KS, I stopped at a local café. I was submerged in my reading, “The Art of … Continue reading

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WDC Sprouts, June 19, 2018

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  June 19, 2018 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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WDC Sprouts, June 12, 2018

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  June 12, 2018  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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WDC Sprouts, June 5, 2018

WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPROUTS  June 5, 2018 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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Introducing Beth Yoder—WDC’s new Business Manager

My husband Caleb and I moved to Kansas from Iowa in January 2017, and he began serving on the pastoral team at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel. Then, on February 25, 2017, our first child, Austin, was born. We have … Continue reading

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