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.
Philadelphia Praise Center
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 always been interested in creative work, in making things. It is how I spend much of my free time,” shares Cindy Angela, Digital Communications Associate for Mosaic Mennonite Conference.
I thank God for His faithfulness and love as God waits for my response to His calling.
At the tender age of 22, I found myself ushered into a version of the gospel I still find appealing.
With a matching grant from the Conference, Franconia congregations raised over $20,000, which made it possible to donate more than 370 kits.
With a vision to be a diverse church with love and compassion for the lost and for the city, Pastor Aldo Siahaan formed the Philadelphia Praise Center in early 2005.
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 …
… God moves in ways we can’t predict; we can’t always control or change things with our own hands.
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.”
My hardship pushed me to the point that I felt that only prayer could help me get through my problems at that time.