Camp Luz seeks summer staff

Camp Luz is hiring summer staff for its 2019 summer programs. Anyone 16 or older can apply. Major needs include lifeguards and male counselors, but a variety of positions are still available. Summer staff members receive a weekly salary and college age staff may also be eligible for a matching staff scholarship. More information and applications can be found on the summer staff page…

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MCC plans Peace Camp for young adults

Coming this summer: Peace Camp. Mennonite Central Committee Great Lakes is offering a week-long Peace Camp at Amigo Centre in Sturgis, Michigan, July 21-26. This experience is for young adults ages 18-22 who are interested in learning about a biblical approach to peace and justice. During Peace Camp, young adults will explore the theme of “Responding to Violence” through hands-on…

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LMPC offers Mediation Skills Training

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! Register by April 12 to…

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MDS monitors Midwest flooding, plans response

Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) officials report that MDS is actively monitoring the flooding across the Midwest, especially in the hard-hit areas of Nebraska and Iowa. Local MDS volunteers are actively responding with cleanup crews in Nebraska. To learn more, including how you can help, see the MDS website: http://bit.ly/MDS2019Flooding.

MennoHealth Cast features personal stories

The MennoHealth Cast podcast, which launched in March, is a production of The Mennonite, Inc., and Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship. MennoHealth Cast seeks to highlight the personal stories of people involved in various fields related to the care of human beings. The first episode features an interview with Karen Vundla, who recently completed a 46-year career in nursing. To listen, go…

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CommonWord offers Lenten worship resources

CommonWord, a collaboration of Mennonite Church Canada and Canadian Mennonite University, offers many resources for plan­ning worship during the Lenten season. If you’re looking for re­sources to help you with planning worship or leading a devotion­al, you can visit www.commonword.ca/go/1765. Many of these resources are available as free downloads. If you’re looking for resources for a specific day you can…

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Pastors and Leaders 2019 recordings now online

Even if you were not able to attend Pastors and Leaders 2019 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS), you still can hear presentations from that event. More than 145 people came together on the AMBS campus Feb. 25–28 to explore the theme of “Loving Our Neighbors in Tense Times.” Attendees were en­couraged to imagine and proclaim new narratives that embrace…

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Sonnenberg Mennonite plans mission event

Sonnenberg Mennonite Church in Kidron will welcome Howard and Cathy Wagler from Journey Mennonite Church in Hutchinson, Kansas, on the weekend of April 6-7. Over the past 25 years Howard and Cathy have helped shape Journey Mennon­ite into a thriving community of mission-minded believers wor­shiping at three campuses in central Kansas. They have a passion for leadership development and seeing…

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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.