Spring Faith and Life Gathering

Allegheny Mennonite Conference’s Spring
Faith and Life Gathering will be held on
March 4, 2017 at Morgantown Church of the
Brethren, Morgantown, WV. For more information, visit the delegate tab under coming events on this website for an invitation letter, slate for 2017-2018, and a proposed budget.

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Minister’s Spring Seminar

Allegheny Conference’s 2017 Minister’s Spring Seminar will be held April 24-27, 2017 at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center,Mt. Pleasant, PA.

What are  we to do? Biblical responses to wealth and Poverty is the title for this event. The teacher will be Nancy Heisey, Professor of Biblical Studies and Church History and Associate Dean of the seminary at Eastern Mennonite University. This seminar is limited to 25 persons. If interested in a brochure with more information listed, please look under the pastor tab on our website.

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Leadership Council Retreat

Friday the 13th was nothing to fear for the Allegheny Conference Leadership Council.  We had the privilege of gathering for the January weekend at the home of Kathy Holsopple to discern and vision what the year may hold for our conference. Even the hurdles of health ailments were overcome: those not present in body were able to guide the discussion with the help of videoconferencing.  We joined in worshipful work, taking time to be built up by scriptural insight and song and to get to know each other better in addition to discussing the financial situation, affiliation, the upcoming delegate session in March at Morgantown, and even looking ahead at plans for the summer gathering at Laurelville.

Ample home-cooked meals were generously prepared by Kathy, Joy, and Chris.  Thanks also to Jeanette and Bill Hunsberger of Schantz Haus Bed and Breakfast for housing some of the out-of-town LC members.

Pictured, left to right:
Wayne Yoder (Casselman Valley Representative), Dave Mishler (Conference Minister), Joy Cotchen (Children and Youth Minister), Erin Leatherman (Treasurer), Chris Lehman (Johnstown District Representative), Enos Tice (Moderator-elect), Jane Rittenhouse (Western District Representative), Olivia Tennefoss (Youth Cabinet Representative), Hannah Bodes (Youth Cabinet Representative), Marv Friesen (Moderator), Kathy Holsopple (Administrative Assistant), TJ Tennefoss (Eastern District Representative)

Photo and article by Phoebe Sharp (Constituency Leadership Council Representative)

 

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MMN Christian Service programs

Please check out the below Christian Service programs and upcoming events sponsored by Mennonite Mission Network

Service Adventure

 Also check out the Facebook page and news article at the following links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mennonitemission.serviceadventure/

Mission Network news article: https://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/Get-a-Taste-of-Service-Adventure

Youth Venture

 Also check out the Facebook page and news article at the following links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mennonitemission.youthventure/

Mission Network website info: https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Youth%20Venture

 

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