Steve Hackman from One Village Coffee and Dale and Bethsaba Nafziger, missionaries in Nepal and proprietors of Top of the World Coffee, spoke at the June 14th Pastors and Conference Related Ministry Leaders Breakfast at the Conference Center in Harleysville.
Leaders from Eastern District Conference and Franconia Conference met together to continue conversations about partnering in the future.
Members of Eastern District and Franconia Conferences met on March 29 at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School in Lansdale, Pa., to continue conversations about a shared future.
Joanna Shenk, editor of the book Widening the Circle: Experiments in Christian Discipleship, led a conversation about emerging church and relationships between institutions and movements.
Pastors and conference leaders gathered at the Mennonite Conference Center for a resourcing time around managing conflict. Rev. Dr. Barbara Moses, the principal of Philadelphia Mennonite High School, encouraged the leaders to take control of conflict situations in the only way possible: by controlling themselves.
Sheldon C. Good and Stephen F. Kriss presented on “The Age Convergence: Practical Tools for Effective Inter-generational Leadership.”
Stuart Murray Williams spoke on the core principles of Anabaptism, as outlined in his most recent book, The Naked Anabaptist.
A Place to Call Home: Our New Immigrant Neighbors was the topic of the Pastors’ and Leaders’ Breakfast held on Wednesday, September 29, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. at the Mennonite Conference Center in Harleysville.
Resource persons, Todd Hiestand and Scott Hackman, co-founders of MyOhai, led a presentation and conversation about how social media has impacted the way people engage in relationships and how to use it well in ministry, which is so relationally based.
Ted Swartz, creator of Ted & Company, is bringing his Peace, Pies, & Prophets Tour to eastern Pennsylvania next week. In this episode of Connections, Ted talks about his roots in Franconia Conference, the heart behind his show “I’d Like to Buy an Enemy,” and the cool factor–which he may or may not have.