We Want You: Friday Flash Mob

That’s right. We want you to bring your Menno dance skillz and show ’em off in Phoenix. Make plans now to join us at Cityscape Plaza in Phoenix at Noon on Friday July 5. To learn the routine, you can check out this handy video choreographed by recent Goshen College graduate, Jay Mast. If you need help […]

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Stella Snapshots: Week 7

Yesterday was another big flight day for Stella. Her wings are getting tired, but she’s got perseverance and she’s excited to arrive in Phoenix in only 24 days! Make sure to print out your very own Stella and carry her along with you. Also, be sure to bring her with you to worship on Monday […]

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Patrick Ressler

The MCUSA Conventions have forced me to think about identity. During my teenage years, the MCUSA Conventions played a central role in how I came to understand my identity as a Mennonite in the larger context of the denomination. It was at Convention that I met other young Mennonites from all over the country. It […]

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Stella Snapshots: Week 6

Stella was a busy bird last week, flying all over Bolivia, North Carolina and more. Where will she fly this week? Only you know! Make sure you cut out your very own Stella and share your snapshots with her. They could be shared during worship in Phoenix. Make sure to tag them: #Mennogram #Phoenix13. Stella […]

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A chance to learn about service opportunities at convention

Convention impacts your week. Service impacts your lifetime. If your group is interested in learning about ways they can serve during the summer, or after high school and college, Mennonite Mission Network staff are happy to meet with you during your week at convention.  Find out how your youth can be involved in Youth Venture, […]

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Ofrendas especiales: el Fondo DREAMer y el plan de estudios de escuela dominical

En cada convención bienal de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. se recibe una ofrenda especial para apoyar un ministerio de la iglesia. En la convención de este verano en Phoenix, los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de contribuir en pos de dos iniciativas: el fondo DREAMer de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. y el […]

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Sherah-Leigh Gerber: Eager Anticipation

Sherah-Leigh Gerber is a member of the pre-convention blogging team. Sherah-Leigh (Zehr) Gerber, works for Ohio Conference half-time as Coordinator of Volunteers, planning resourcing events and relating to the ministry teams of the Conference. A graduate of Eastern Mennonite University and Seminary, she has served in a variety of congregational and Conference ministry positions. In addition […]

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Stella Snapshots: May 15, 2013

Another week, another bunch of miles traveled! Stella was on the go again. Check out some of her stops. In Harrisonburg, Virginia:   Stella checks out the Harrisonburg youth group room mural.  In Normal, Illinois: Stella pays a visit to the Mennonite Church of Normal native prairie rain garden! In La Paz, Bolivia: Stella munches […]

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Junior Youth Focus: Q & A with John Bromels

John Bromels is an actor, writer, teacher, and fundraiser from Cincinnati, Ohio.  He has presented drama at the Mennonite Junior Youth conventions in both 2009 and 2011, and at the Mennonite Children’s Convention in 2011, and is excited to be joining the crew in Phoenix, too.  He specializes in looking at the scripture in unusual […]

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Join us for a Day of Prayer and Faxing for Immigration Reform on Pentecost

On May 19th, Pentecost Sunday, we are asking congregations to join us for a witness of Prayer and Faxing. Congregations are invited to set aside a time after church to gather together to write and fax letters to congress advocating for a fair, just and compassionate immigration reform. As followers of Jesus we support policies […]

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Naún Cerrato: Soñando con los “DREAMers”

Hablando con diferentes personas de nuestra comunidad Latina, parece ser que se respira un ambiente de optimismo. El pueblo Hispano se encuentra lleno de motivación como si hubiese recibido una inyección de esperanza ante lo que parece ser una inminente reforma de inmigración. Esta esperanza nació cuando muchos de nosotros nos dimos cuenta que el […]

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