MMN to launch Sent Network for church planters

Interested in church planting? This month Mennonite Mission Network is launching the Sent Network, an online group learning curriculum for Anabaptist church planters. Registration is open until Aug. 19. To learn more, see the enclosed flier and visit

Sermon focuses on SENT, sharing good news

In April Alex Dye, associate pastor at Oak Grove Mennonite Church in West Liberty, attended SENT 2019, a conference sponsored by Mennonite Mission Network. Recently Alex preached about sharing the good news of Christ and about SENT 2019.  Curious about what he had to say? Listen here:

Laughter, tears and truth-telling at SENT 2019

By Travis Duerksen Mennonite Mission Network ENGLEWOOD, Colorado — More than 80 church leaders from across the country came together for SENT 2019 at Beloved Community Mennonite Church on April 26-28 in Englewood, Colorado. The SENT conference, now in its fourth year, is a peace church conference hosted by Mennonite Mission Network that helps connect, inspire, and equip church leaders…

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Church planting and patience

What role does patience play in the church planting process? In this episode of the Ohio Conference Cast, host Bill Seymour and his guest co-host, Paula Snyder Belousek, talk with Sally Youngquist of Living Water Community Church in Chicago, Illinois, about the process of planting that congregation. Listen to find out how many years it took for Living Water to…

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Church planting and seeing the church differently

This episode of the Ohio Conference Cast features a conversation with Jason Rissler, a church planter from the Ohio Conference based in Strasburg, Ohio. Hosts Bill Seymour and Thomas Dunn discuss church planting with Jason, and they consider Jason’s question, “Can we give ourselves permission to see the church differently?” What if new churches don’t look like traditional congregations? Play…

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Donation to support church planting

Cornerstone Mennonite Fellowship has closed its doors, but one of the last actions of the congregation will further church planting. Members of the congregation, which was located in Plain City, decided to close the church as of Dec. 31, 2015. A closing worship service was held Jan. 10, 2016. Following the church’s closing, the church’s board decided to make a…

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