Hispanics of Ohio churches to celebrate the 15th year of Hispanic Encounters

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By Haroldo Nunes The 15th year of Hispanic Family Encounters will take place at Camp Luz, Kidron, Ohio, during the weekend of June 15-17.  This year we will have a celebration of 15 years (called “quinceañera” in Spanish).  Hispanics from various Ohio Mennonite churches will come together for the celebration. The topic for the weekend is “The security of the…

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Father-Son Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold a Father-Son Retreat April 27-28 with guest speakers Jim and Isaac Bartholomew. See the Camp Luz website for details: www.campluz.com. 2018 Father-Son Retreat Brochure

Mother-Daughter Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold a Mother-Daughter Retreat April 13-14 featuring speaker Julie Longacre. See www.campluz.com for details. 2018 Mother-Daughter Retreat Brochure  

Men’s Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold its annual Men’s Retreat April 6-8. Moses Rumano will be the featured speaker. See the Camp Luz website for details: www.campluz.com. 2018 Men’s Retreat Brochure

Jr. High Retreat

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Camp Luz in Kidron will hold its annual Jr. High Retreat Feb. 16-18 with speaker Glenn Nofziger. This retreat has been rescheduled from January due to inclement weather. For details, see the retreat brochure or the Camp Luz website: www.campluz.com.

Jr. High Retreat

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This event has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. The Junior High Retreat will take place Feb. 16-18 at Camp Luz. See the camp website for details: www.campluz.com.  

Youth Retreat

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Camp Luz will hold its annual Youth Retreat Nov. 10-12. See the Camp Luz website for more details: www.campluz.com.

Quilting the memories of time

Ohio Mennonite Women celebrate together Photos by Willie Stoltzfus and Heidi Childs   By Willie Stoltzfus Quilts were the theme of the Time of Celebration during Women’s Retreat on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Camp Luz — a time of celebration and closure for the Ohio Mennonite Women (OMW) as an organization. The Camp Luz chapel was decorated with various…

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Camp Luz to host Jr. High Retreat

Glenn Nofziger, associate pastor at Martins Creek Mennonite Church, will be the featured speaker at the Jr. High Retreat at Camp Luz Jan. 12-14. The theme for the retreat will be “Rooted,” based on Colossians 2:6-7. The retreat will begin with check-in at 7 p.m. on Friday and conclude at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Cost of the retreat is $90 per…

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Time of celebration planned for Ohio Mennonite Women

Ohio Mennonite Women will hold a time of celebration during the Women’s Retreat at Camp Luz on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the Camp Luz chapel. The Ohio Mennonite Women organization will be disbanding, and this celebration is planned as a time to remember, tell stories and celebrate the accomplishments of Ohio Mennonite Women. All…

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Ohio Mennonite Women Executive Board decides to dissolve the organization

July 29, 2017 Dear Ohio Mennonite Women, The Ohio Mennonite Women have been meeting for many years, to accomplish its primary mission and vision:  “To minister to the women of Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA, by resourcing women’s groups and individual women, as we nurture our life in Christ, study the Bible, utilize our gifts, hear each other, and…

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Hispanic Retreat focuses on peace

By Raul Tadeo On the weekend of June 16-18, Hispanic families came together at Camp Luz in Kidron, including 42 children, and 102 youth and adults. Families came from churches of western Ohio,  Salem Mennonite Church of Wooster and Iglesia Christiana of Columbus, Ohio. Local Hispanics appreciated getting acquainted with Hispanic Mennonites from other Ohio churches.  Meal times were the…

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