A convention memory

Diane Zaerr Brenneman is a teacher and pastor. She now works as a family navigator for the University of Iowa Hospital, supporting families whose children have special needs. She lives near Wellman, Iowa, where she farms with her husband Doug, and watches her young adult children, Brent and Maureen, take off on their own. She […]

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Step Up

Leah Wenger graduated from Eastern Mennonite High School last June and is currently a first year student at Eastern Mennonite University studying psychology and music. She loves singing in EMU’s choir, Emulate and enjoys spending time outdoors doing a variety of activities. Leah is an active member of Community Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where […]

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On Forbearance

by Richard Gehring, moderator for Western District Conference By now, most people who are interested have likely heard the results of votes taken at last week’s Mennonite Church USA Convention in Kansas City. While there were significant actions taken on several important issues, most attention has been focused on the two resolutions that speak to […]

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Experiences at Convention: Kelly Bates Oglesby

As I traveled along the way spiritually, I followed the Holy Spirit to Mennonite Church USA.  It’s been quite a journey and I remain open to the adventures of fellowship and witness.   Nonetheless, preparing to participate as credentialed delegate at KC2015 presented opportunities afresh to go deeper, further on the way. The motif of […]

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“Where is God leading us as a people?”

Six-week spiritual discernment preparation guide available online for delegates (Mennonite Church USA)—Mennonite Church USA’s Executive Board staff has released a six-week study guide designed to help delegates prepare spiritually for the Delegate Assembly at the denomination’s upcoming biennial convention, to be held June 30–July 5 in Kansas City, Missouri. The preparation guide, which starts May […]

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