My hardship pushed me to the point that I felt that only prayer could help me get through my problems at that time.
Philadelphia Praise Center
by Aldo Siahaan, Leadership Minister, with Chantelle Todman Moore, Intercultural Coach We walked silently through the streets of South Philadelphia. Pastor Joshua and Anita So from San Francisco and I […]
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 […]
These experiences are some of the best investments that we make together with our Conference resources.
The Ministry Inquiry Program is a partnership between Mennonite colleges, Mennonite Church USA and local congregations. Upon completion, students receive scholarship money. This summer one Franconia Conference congregation hosted a student, […]
Whatever we do for others, to bring to their lives less sorrow, less crying, less pain, it seems that we have brought a taste of heaven to them.
These new member congregations will continue to re-shape our Conference community.
God has taught me a basic and yet deep attitude of putting my trust in Him.
by Barbie Fischer The Friday following the presidential election, leaders from Franconia Conference’s south Philadelphia churches asked for representatives from the conference to be present with them on the following […]
As Christians, in times of stress we need to remember to call on the Lord.
A big lesson learned was that we are all displaced.
This is what fruitful investment and going to the margins of our communities might mean over the long haul.
I thank God that these people are willing to share their struggle and stories with me.