Missional book available from Conference office

Participants in the 2019 Missional Conference received a copy of the book Missional. Monastic. Mainline. by Elaine A. Heath and Larry Duggins. The Ohio Conference has several extra copies available for $18 each, including shipping. If you would like a copy, please contact Judy King at ohmc@zoominternet.net or  330-857-5421.

Tedrow Mennonite to celebrate 70th anniversary

Tedrow Mennonite Church will celebrate its 70th anniversary on Sunday, March 31, 2019. Worship will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a noon potluck meal to follow. Help us tell the story! Please send photos, memories and testimonies of how Tedrow Mennonite Church has impacted your life to doug@tedrowmennonite.org.

The Mennonite seeks submissions for May

The Mennonite Inc. invites your original submissions for the May 2019 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on the theme “God So Loved the Whole World.” Submissions are due to Editor@TheMennonite.org no later than April 4. For more details, please see http://bit.ly/TheMennoniteMay2019.

Register now for Healthy Congregations Workshop

Berlin Mennonite Church will host a Healthy Congregations Workshop April 4-5. Workshop participants will learn how they can influence the health of their congregations, and how to detect and avoid unhealthy patterns of living together in community. Time is running out to receive the best registration price for this workshop. The registration fee includes a course manual and lunch. The…

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Goshen College offers Lenten devotions

Goshen College is providing daily online devotions during Lent focusing on the theme “Blessed Hunger, Holy Feast.” You can sign up to receive these devotions via email: https://www.goshen.edu/devotions.

The Gathering Place offers webinars

The Gathering Place, a virtual space where Anabaptist faith formation leaders can gather, learn, share and grow, is getting a new start with new resources and several upcoming webinars for Mennonite Church USA faith formation leaders.  Learn more at http://bit.ly/2019GatheringPlace.

EMU to offer cross-cultural tours

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) is offering several Alumni and Friends Cross-Cultural Tours. These trips promise to be life-changing in many ways and are open to alumni, former and current parents of EMU students, and friends of EMU. You won’t find this kind of trip with your typical travel agent. Trip destinations include Cuba, Israel and Palestine, and South Africa, among…

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‘Love Crosses Borders’ planned for summer

Love is the greatest of all virtues. But what does love look like in times of cynicism and polarization? Mennonite Men is organizing “Love Crosses Borders,” an immersion experience with immigrants which will take place this summer. From July 28 to August 3 Mennonite Men will journey to Georgia and connect with Casa Alterna, a hospitality house devoted to faithful…

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EMU choirs to tour in Ohio

Eastern Mennonite University’s University Choir and Emulate Chamber Ensemble will be performing in Ohio and Indiana during their March spring break tour. Four performances are planned in Ohio: Sunday, March 3 Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Hartville, Ohio, 10:30 a.m. Walnut Hills Retirement Community, Walnut Creek, Ohio, 4 p.m. Berlin Mennonite Church, Berlin, Ohio, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 Zion Mennonite…

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The Mennonite seeks submissions for April issue

The Mennonite Inc. invites your original submissions for the April 2019 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on the theme “Just Relationships.” Submissions are due to Editor@TheMennonite.org  no later than March 1. For more details, please see http://bit.ly/TheMennoniteApril2019.

MMN to hold Sent 2019 in Colorado

Mennonite Mission Network will hold its Sent Conference 2019 on April 26-28 in Denver, Colorado. The theme for this year is “Beautiful Feet: Hearing Christ’s call to proclaim the good news.” This event will be hosted by Beloved Community Mennonite Church and Mountain States Mennonite Conference. The Sent conference is an event that Mennonite Mission Network organizes every year to…

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Registration deadline for ACA is Feb. 15

The deadline to register for Annual Conference Assembly (ACA) is approaching quickly. Have you registered yet? ACA will take place March 8-9 at Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron, and the 2019 Missional Conference will take place immediately prior to ACA on March 7-8, also at Salem Mennonite. Registrations for ACA and the 2019 Missional Conference are both due Feb. 15.…

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Everence to hold development conference

Save the date: The 2019 Everence Development Conference will take place Oct. 8-10, 2019, at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This conference is a biennial event designed to equip fundraisers, development professionals, leaders and board members with the tools they need to fund and care for their organization’s mission and vision.

Ted & Co. show to raise funds for MDS

Ted & Co. TheaterWorks will be performing at South Union Mennonite Church on March 30 at 7 p.m. The show, The Jesus Stories: Faith, Folks and Fettuccine, written by Ted Swartz and starring Ted and Jeff Raught, will be interspersed with a themed auction of baked goods. The show is free, but the money raised from the auction will be…

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NW Ohio cluster meeting postponed

Due to the weather forecast, the cluster meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Central Mennonite has been postponed until Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m. The location will be the same. Please spread the word!

MHF offers grants for grad students

Graduate Students in Healthcare Professions: Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) offers educational grants for Anabaptist students to learn and serve in cross-cultural mission or service settings in developing countries. Deadline for the 2019-20 academic year is May 15, 2019.  For details and application form, see www.mennohealth.org/student_term, email info@mennohealth.org, or call 1-888-406-3643. To download a flier with information about this program, go…

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Summer service program has openings

Calling everyone ages 15-22: Are you looking for a fun and meaningful way to serve this summer? There are spots left to join a 2019 Youth Venture team! See and join in the work God is doing in Indonesia, Peru, Japan, or Benin. Visit www.MennoniteMission.net/SERVE to learn more, or contact Lauren Eash Hershberger at LaurenEH@MennoniteMission.net.

The Mennonite seeks submissions about Lent

The Mennonite Inc. invites your original submissions for the March 2019 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on the theme “Lent: Repentance and Transcendence.” Submissions are due to Editor@TheMennonite.org no later than Feb. 1. For more details, please see http://bit.ly/TheMennoniteMarch2019.

Open Arms plans fundraiser for March 12

Open Arms Hispanic Ministry is hosting TACO TUESDAY, a fundraising banquet on March 12, at the Kidron Park Community Center. The meal will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature a catered taco bar. A program of Open Arms ministry highlights will follow. A freewill offering will be taken. RSVP by March 8 to OAHM.rsvpify.com to reserve your place for…

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Mediation training to be held in Michigan

Utica United Methodist Church in Sterling Heights, Michigan, will host a Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders May 13-17, 2019. This training is led by staff from the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center. Acquire contact hours for Continuing Education credits, enjoy fellowship with like-minded church leaders, and rejuvenate your ministry, all at the same time! For more information, see the…

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Take a look at MWC year in review

Mennonite World Conference (MWC) invites you to share its 2018 year in review video with your congregation. Watch it to learn how the people of MWC worked together for peace and justice in the power of the Holy Spirit during 2018: http://bit.ly/MWC2018YearInReview. This video is just slightly under 4 minutes in length.  

OHuddle mentoring program supports immigrants

Do you want to support local immigrants? Become a mentor! Open Arms Hispanic Ministry and the OHuddle mentoring program are joining forces to support students at Orrville City Schools. Learn more at ohuddle.org.

Register now for ACA, missional conference

Online registration is open for the 2019 Annual Conference Assembly (ACA). Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron will host ACA March 8-9. For more information about ACA, see the Ohio Conference website:  http://bit.ly/2019ACAInfo. To register online, go to http://bit.ly/2019ACA. Register for ACA by Feb. 15. Register Now for ACA Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron also will host a missional conference featuring…

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Maple Grove Mennonite to host Ted and Co. performance

Maple Grove Mennonite Church in Hartville, Ohio, is hosting a performance by Ted and Company on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Ted and Company will perform The Big Story: The Whole Bible in 80 Minutes (More or Less). This performance is free and open to the public. To learn more about this program, see the Ted and Co. website: http://bit.ly/TedandCoJan20. Maple…

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Online registration is open for missional conference

Online registration is now open for Ohio Conference’s 2019 missional conference featuring Sally Schreiner Youngquist and Steve North. The conference will be held March 7-8 at Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron. See the enclosed brochure for more details. To register online, go to http://bit.ly/2019MissionalConference.

Pastors and Leaders 2019 at AMBS to focus on loving neighbors in tense times

How can church leaders and congregations respond to hate, intolerance and systemic racism in their communities in productive and transformative ways? What does the gospel of Jesus Christ call Christ-followers to do in situations like these? Participants in Pastors and Leaders 2019 — an annual leadership conference at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) — will explore the biblical and theological…

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Lilly Endowment grant to assist pastors

GOSHEN, Indiana – Everence, through its affiliate Mennonite Foundation, has received a second grant of $1 million as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders. This additional grant is part of the second phase of the Endowment’s national initiative. Everence was one of the first 37 organizations receiving grants as part of the…

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Camp Luz seeks program director

Camp Luz is in search of a qualified individual to serve year-round as program director. This position is critical to the ongoing mission of Camp Luz. Details and qualifications can be found in the job description.  Interested candidates should send their resume and three references to Camp Director Andrew Michaels at Andrew@campluz.com no later than Jan. 2. 2019 Camp Luz Program Director…

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Iowa Mennonite School seeks principal

Iowa Mennonite School (Kalona, Iowa) is seeking an energetic leader with vision to serve as principal beginning July 2019. Iowa Mennonite School offers a Christ-centered education within the Anabaptist Mennonite tradition. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to Anabaptist faith and practice, serve as spokesperson for the school, and advance the mission and vision as set by the…

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