…because of our Conference, we get to sit outside with all sorts of other Mennonites on the breezy, noisy, sunlit corner of 5th and Snyder, praying in all our languages to the living God.
Centro de Alabanza
Painting Tiles at a Mosaic Youth Event
On Saturday, June 5, several youth groups from Mosaic congregations gathered at Philadelphia (PA) Praise Center for a youth gathering involving games, art, and spiritual input.
Congregational Profile: Centro de Alabanza
God has been so generous and we feel very grateful, because every Sunday new people arrive to hear the word of God.
Staying Connected as Partners in Ministry
By sharing with one another, we can grow and learn to serve better.
Standing in the Gap at the Border and at Home
Questions and concern around immigration have become increasingly important for members of Franconia Conference, which has seen a increase in immigrant congregations over the past decade.
Home for Christmas
by Emily Ralph Servant, Interim Director of Communication The house sits on Emily Street, a three-story, red-brick townhouse whose stoop rests directly on the sidewalk along a narrow city street. […]
A Community of Sisters for the Journey
… a true experience of the joy of seeing God’s Spirit going above and beyond what we could have hoped for or imagined.
Partnerships Embodying Christ’s Way of Redemptive Peace
by Mary Nitzsche, Associate Executive Minister The slogan, “Doing together what we cannot do alone,” was put into action on Friday evening, September 28, when three Franconia Conference congregations partnered […]
A Journey Towards Intercultural Engagement
Is the church in Acts an accurate model as to what our intercultural engagement in Franconia Conference is supposed to look like?
Immigration Community Day Held in Philadelphia
The story of Franconia Conference is rooted in faith and migration. These stories have helped shape us as a community, sensitive to the struggle of others who were also seeking […]
God is Working God’s Purpose Out
“Those who are marginal in the world are central in the Church, and that is how it is supposed to be!”
Darkness Unfolding As Light
On April 14 approximately 80 women from across Franconia and Eastern District Conferences joined together at Towamencin Mennonite Church for the annual Sister Care Gathering. The theme was “Darkness Unfolding as […]
Cuidándonos entre Mujeres / Sister Care
by Marta Castillo Sitting, learning, laughing, crying, and sharing in a group of 30 Spanish-speaking women leaders and pastors is an experience that is unrivaled. The Spirit of the living […]