Graciella Odelia was a biochemistry major at Eastern Mennonite University and intended to go to medical school. But God had other plans.
Nations Worship Center
Nations Worship Center distributes about 50 to 70 [food] bags each month.
Perhaps eating new foods is a simple but profound act of surrendering to God’s mission to bring all people together through Jesus Christ our Lord—without having to sacrifice our deep cultural identities.
This summer, these young adults may have taken on different roles and responsibilities, but all of them learned to lead, to adapt, and to keep trusting God in times of trouble.
“I’ve been overwhelmed by people’s generosity to each other and to their communities. People have gone above and beyond.”
I thank God for His faithfulness and love as God waits for my response to His calling.
Churches throughout the conference are trying a variety of approaches.
In intercultural worship, we learn to choose to continue to worship God in the styles and languages of others.
Please pray that their presence in South Philadelphia becomes a blessing to not only the Indonesians, but to many nations in the neighborhood, for their children’s ministry, and for the immigration situation.
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.
I believe that food is the entrance to the heart and soul …
By overcoming the obstacle of money, churches can begin to experiment; leaders and congregations are encouraged to be more creative.
“Each year it is a gift to interact with this next generation of leaders. We learn alongside them and contribute to their formation in the way of Christ’s peace.”