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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Stella Snapshots: Round 4

It was another busy day for Stella yesterday. From Ohio to Iowa to California, Stella was on the move and making new friends. Check out some of her travels, and be sure to share you own Stella pics on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to tag your photos so we can find them: #Mennogram […]

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David Araujo: El Reino que Elimina Fronteras

Al meditar en el tema de la Convención de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. para Phoenix 13 (“Ciudadanos del Reino de Dios: Sanados por la Esperanza”), me doy cuenta que el enfoque va a ser muy saludable y benéfico para nuestra iglesia, nuestras comunidades y la nación en que vivimos. Creo que todos estamos […]

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Junior Youth Event: The Anabaptist Game

One special part of the junior youth gathering in Phoenix will be the Anabaptist Game. After hearing the story of the early Anabaptists of the 1500’s, a group of Christians who defied the state church in order to follow their convictions, the junior-high youth will form groups and explore the Convention Center trying to find […]

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Alyssa Cable: Ambassadors

Alyssa Cable is a 19-year-old from Johnstown, Pa. currently in her junior year Eastern Mennonite University majoring in Elementary Education. Mennonite Church USA is a big part of Alyssa’s heart and she is so excited to be blogging about Convention.  She loves writing, playing guitar and piano, and laughing. She is a member of a […]

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