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Conscience over Convenience – Little known stories from World War II

The Pacific Northwest Mennonite Historical Society extends an open invitation to its annual meeting and luncheon, Saturday, January 20, 12:00 p.m. at Zion Mennonite Church, Hubbard, OR. The theme, Conscience over Convenience, will highlight stories from World War II’s Civilian Public Service program. CPS offered a non-violent military alternative, but it involved more than just young male conscientious objectors. It included wives, children, and churches. Perhaps your own parents and grandparents chose to serve through CPS rather than the military? But they were not the only ones that served. So did the women who were left at home. Join us to […]

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Sing Your Own Messiah

It’s time to get a Handel on the season! Zion Mennonite Church invites you to join in this annual event on Saturday, December 9 at 7pm, to sing or listen to selections from this beloved oratorio, accompanied by piano and a string ensemble. No rehearsals. Directed by Thomas Gingerich. Free but donations are encouraged to pay the instrumentalists and soloists. Refreshments following.

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Bend Mennonite Church

If you find yourself in beautiful Central Oregon, please note that the Bend Mennonite Church now meets on Saturday afternoons at 4:30pm. The congregation gathers in the Heritage Hall at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 230 NE 9th Street, Bend, OR 97701. Visitors are most welcome! 

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HPMF 40th Anniversary

Sunday, November 5, 2017:  All are invited to join Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship, Boise Idaho to celebrate the 40th anniversary. Storytelling at 9:30 AM, service with former pastor reflections at 10:30 AM.  Potluck lunch to follow.  

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Ministerial Opportunities

Salem Mennonite Church, Salem, OR SMC seeks a Youth Ministry Leader who is passionate about developing the spiritual lives of junior and high school age youth. The position is up to half time and is to start immediately. Send resume and a letter of interest to mobleymarjorie@gmail.comThe position will remain open until filled. Job descriptions can be found on our website www.salemmennonitechurch.org. SMC is also seeking a full-time pastor. Details and a job description are found here.  

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Call for submissions

The Mennonite, Inc. welcomes your original submissions and contributions for the November 2017 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Transition.  Submissions are due to Editor@TheMennonite.org no later than September 8, 2017. More details can be found at this link: https://themennonite.org/november-transitions/

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Call for submissions!

The Mennonite, Inc. welcomes original submissions and contributions for the October 2017 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Scripture: Texts that move and shape you. Submissions are due no later than August 1, 2017.   The Mennonite welcomes written reflections—personal stories, biblical or theological reflections, poetry and more (800-1200 words), as well as original photography, multimedia products (including, but not limited to, original song or music recordings, music playlists, videos and vlogs) and artwork on the theme. Submissions could consider these or other questions related to the theme: What is one Scripture passage that was a “theme text” or that has been particularly important […]

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2017 Annual Meeting menu

If you suffer from food allergies or have special dietary needs, please take a look at the menu for our 2017 Annual Meeting in Eastern Washington. If the planned menu includes items that you cannot eat, please bring along your own substitutions. MENU

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Learning Opportunity for Youth

The Mennonite, Inc. is teaming up with Michele Hershberger, Professor of Bible at Hesston College to offer a series of four virtual Bible studies for Junior and Senior High youth groups in June. Whether your youth groups are headed to the Mennonite Church USA convention in Orlando this summer or not, they’ll be sure to benefit from Michele’s four-week Bible study series focusing on the theme “Love is a Verb.” Michele will offer input on four Wednesdays:  June 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 8-9 p.m. Eastern/5-6 p.m. Pacific. Youth groups will have a chance to share their stories and input with Michele, too. […]

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