Category Archives: church

Getting Personal: Unexpected Gift of Mennonite World Conference 2015

Reading Melodie’s personal journey of healing between a Mennonite and a Lutheran adds a rich dimension to the official reconciliation between our denominations. Getting Personal: Unexpected Gift of Mennonite World Conference 2015.

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5 Things I learned about Creating Safe Places for Abuse Survivors at Communion

This was the focus of a day long workshop I attended at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary on Jan 25, 2015. I’ve often thought about the difficulties this amazing ritual has for children and others who are not yet baptized, but … Continue reading

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6 Angles on Expanding our Communion Tables!

Come Lord Jesus, be our Host by Elsie Rempel illust. Joanna G. Pinkerton Come Lord Jesus be our Host helps us stop and take a good look at what we really believe about communion. It guides congregations as they navigate … Continue reading

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Noel Moules and Healthy Church – Interview Part 2

If this wonderful post and interview intrigues you, please go back and check out the first part. My colleague, Kirsten, and I, were both deeply impressed by Noel Moules from the UK when he spoke on our camppus a while … Continue reading

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