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Representatives from Zion Mennonite Travel to Burkina Faso

It all started in the 1970’s, when missionaries of the Christian Missionary Alliance in what was then the country of Upper Volta asked their friends in the Mennonite Central Committee, also working in Upper Volta (the name was changed to Burkina Faso in 1984), if they could send missionary linguists to the southwestern province of Kenedougou, by the border with Mali and Ivory Coast. They saw the area as opening to the gospel, but they didn’t see any new missionary linguists of their own “coming down the pike.” MCC workers contacted Africa Inter-Mennonite Mission, and soon, two young Mennonite missionary […]

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Remembering Rick Leroy Troyer

Your continued prayers for the family and the congregation are appreciated. A funeral service will be held at Fairview Mennonite Church on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 10:00 am. Rick Leroy Troyer passed from this earth into the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 16th at 10am. Rick was born in Milford, NE to Cloy and Norma Jean Troyer on July 18th, 1955. He grew up in different states including Nebraska, Arizona, California and Oregon as his family moved across the country to the west coast. He graduated from Western Mennonite High School in 1973. It was in […]

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Prayer request…

Please join the PNMC community in praying for the family of Rick Troyer, Pastor of Western Mennonite Church, who died suddenly on the morning of October 16 while he and his wife, Joanie, were visiting their daughter in Phoenix, Arizona. Please pray for Joanie, their children, the extended family, and the Western Mennonite congregation. May God surround them with comfort and strength at this sudden and difficult loss.

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We Know There Are Oceans: A Travel Guide, Stories & Songs by Michelle Milne & Heather Kropf

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enjoy a joint performance by Heather Kropf and Michelle Milne on their Pacific Northwest tour: ABOUT MICHELLE Michelle Milne has worked as a performer, writer, director, and educator across the United States — including both coasts and regions in between. She has created multiple original theatre shows, including The Telling of the Bees (mixing science, technology, mythology, and honeybees), and For Those Who Cannot Fly (about our relationship to borders and walls). Currently, she is expanding the latter piece for touring as a new solo production titled Boundary Conditions. Michelle has performed her poetry […]

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I Go On Singing:  Paul Robeson’s Life in Word & Song

Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the life of Paul Robeson with special guest, Tony Brown, Saturday, October 27, 7pm at Portland Mennonite Church. This concert captures the essence of a monumental 20th-century figure, Paul Robeson. Robeson was an all-American athlete, scholar, international recording artist and star of stage and screen. Regarded as the best-known African American entertainer in the world during his lifetime, he was a courageous example of integrity and discipline in service of peace. The concert combines song (including “Old Man River”), narratives, news clips and excerpts from an interview with Robeson’s friend, the legendary folksinger/ songwriter Pete […]

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IVEP Participant Cultivates Hope from Local Experience

Moliko Lekhera, general farm manager for Growing Nations, was in IVEP in 2011-2012. He says his year at Fry Road Nursery in Albany, Oregon, developed his interest in farming innovation, marketing and agricultural economics. Read the full article at the link posted below. https://mcccanada.ca/stories/lessons-ivep-help-grow-hope

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Mennonite Country Auction, Oct. 6, 2018

The Mennonite Country Auction & Relief Sale is coming up October 6 in Ritzville, WA. It is one of nearly 50 sales held in the U.S. and Canada. Sale proceeds support the international relief, development and service ministries of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). Service is given “In the name of Christ” in the midst of a hurting world as a witness to a compassionate God. MCC was born in 1920 in response to hunger and related human need brought on by war and revolution in Russia and Ukraine. Today MCC has about 1000 workers serving in some 53 countries, including the U.S., and sends […]

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Employment Opportunity at Camp Camrec

Caretaker/Facilities Manager position (3/4 time, year-round) is available at Camp Camrec. Salary ($19,125.00) plus on-site housing included. Maintenance and mechanical skills preferred, as well as the ability to work cooperatively with other staff. Camrec is owned by the Washington Mennonite Fellowship and is located outside of Leavenworth, WA. The position is available beginning September, 2018. Questions? Contact David and Saralyn Jantzi at director@camrec.org or 509 548 7245.

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Sister Care II Seminar to be hosted in Oregon

Mennonite Women USA invites your partnership and encouragement for an upcoming Sister Care Enrichment training which will be held at Drift Creek Camp on September 28-30, 2018. 2018_SC Enrichment Brochure We are excited to be planning and preparing for this event when women will gather for training, healing and faith renewal. We anticipate that the women will return after the event with hearts and minds swelled with new insight and better tools for ministry among the churches of our conference. The Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference board approved funding grant support to help offset the costs for women’s attendance for the […]

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Glen Gutyon at Portland Mennonite

On Monday evening, June 4, Portland Mennonite Church is hosting Glen Guyton, the new executive director of the Mennonite Church USA. The first person of color to be MC USA’s executive director, Glen has an amazing story of becoming a conscientious objector and withdrawing from the military after serving in the United States Air Force. As he begins his tenure, he is traveling to churches hoping to hear, especially from those of us under 40, about where we see God leading us in the years ahead. Those over 40 are welcome and wanted to come as well! This event is open to all […]

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