Category Archives: Clarion-Call

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, June, 2016

From the Conference Minister’s Heart:  Why Attend WDC Annual Assembly? By Heidi Regier Kreider I love WDC Annual Assembly!   I love meeting sisters and brothers in Christ from Houston, Beatrice, Kansas City, Turpin and many other places in between.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, June, 2016

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, May 2016

From the Conference Minister’s Heart      by Heidi Regier Kreider, Conference Minister Earlier this month I joined 12 other people from Western District Conference, South Central Conference and around the Mennonite Church (USA and Canada) on a Come and See … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, May 2016

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, April 2016

From the Conference Minister’s Heart:  Why Go To Beatrice on April 23?      by Heidi Regier Kreider, Conference Minister I love the country! I love open sky and wide horizons with a visible sunrise, sunset, stars, moon – and the … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, April 2016

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, February 2016

     by Heidi Regier Kreider, WDC Conference Minister Recently, an administrator at a Mennonite-related institution (Luke Hartman, vice president of enrollment at Eastern Mennonite University) was one of ten individuals charged with solicitation of prostitution, in a sting operation conducted … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, February 2016

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, January 2016

     by Heidi Regier Kreider, Conference Minister This is the final reflection in a series on leadership competencies featured in training at the Kansas Leadership Center.  WDC is partnering with South Central Conference to offer this training to congregational leaders. … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, January 2016

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, December 2015

     by Heidi Regier Kreider, Conference Minister This reflection is fourth in a series on leadership competencies featured in training at the Kansas Leadership Center.  WDC is partnering with South Central Conference to offer this training to congregational leaders.  Today’s … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, December 2015

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, November 2015

     by Heidi Regier Kreider, Conference Minister This reflection is third in a series on leadership competencies featured in training at the Kansas Leadership Center.  WDC is partnering with South Central Conference to offer this training to congregational leaders through … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, November 2015

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, October 2015

     by Heidi Regier Kreider, Conference Minister This reflection is second in a series focusing on the leadership competencies featured in training offered at the Kansas Leadership Center.  WDC is partnering with South Central Conference to offer this training to … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, October 2015

From the Conference Minister’s Heart, September 2015

     by Heidi Regier Kreider, Conference Minister “Leadership is heart and soul work. You won’t exercise leadership unless you care for the common good.… The risks of leadership are too great.  Only when your heart and soul pull you toward … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on From the Conference Minister’s Heart, September 2015

Reflections on Mennonite World Conference, July 28, 2015

     by Christina Litwiller, Pastor at Salina Mennonite Church, Salina, KS As I searched the enormous room looking for the circle of chairs labeled H373, I wondered what my assigned friendship group would be like.  Upon arrival at my destination, … Continue reading

Posted in Clarion-Call | Comments Off on Reflections on Mennonite World Conference, July 28, 2015