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2020 MCC Bike Ride

This likely comes as no surprise, but, due to Covid-19, the August 2020 MCC Bike ride for Albany Oregon has been cancelled.

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Girl Named Tom

Unfortunately the Girl Named Tom tour was cut short. Here is a message from them: Dear Mennonite churches of the Pacific Northwest, Caleb, Josh, and Bekah, here. We are still reeling from the reality that the end of our winter tour has come. We were so looking forward to sharing music and time with your communities!The link below leads to a playlist that includes songs we would have sang for a Sunday morning service, as well as some restful songs from our concert rep.Each congregation is dealing with this pandemic in different and creative ways, and we like to think we […]

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Voices Together

Look for details coming soon about the new Voices Together hymnal. A celebration is planned for its launch November 21-22, 2020.

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2020 CCC

Today, Friday, January 24th is the registration deadline for the 2020 Conference Communications Council. If you plan to attend, register today!

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MCC’s Winter Warm-up

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) will kick off its 100-year anniversary celebration in 2020 by bringing together volunteers in the United States, Canada and Europe to make 6,500 comforters in one day. Read more about this goal here. If your congregation plans to participate in the project, please notify Bob Buxman by email at bobbuxman@mcc.org (ASAP) with an update regarding the estimated number of comforters you are hoping to collect. THANK YOU.

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Remembering John M. Miller

John M. Miller, 88, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.  He was born May 14, 1931, to Omar and Matilda (Snyder) Miller at Nampa, Idaho. John graduated from Western Mennonite High School (1950), from Eastern Mennonite University (1959), Eastern Mennonite Seminary (1961), and later earned a Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.   John’s life was oriented around missions, serving in a variety of ministry roles, including early voluntary service work in Puerto Rico; church planting and development work in Sinaloa, Mexico; missiology professor at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, […]

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Welcome new pastors!

There will be an installation service for Jerrell Williams (licensed toward ordination) at Salem Mennonite Church in Salem, Oregon, on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Then in the following month, Kevin Chupp will be ordained at First Mennonite Church of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Idaho, on Sunday, November 24, 2019. If you are local to either congregation, consider joining in these celebrations.

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Supporting Refugees

Follow this link to read about how West Coast MCC has provided backpacks for refugees along the border and how additional support can be given by sending notes of encouragement to refugees and their families who are detained.

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Mennonite Country Auction

The 42nd Annual Mennonite Country Auction in support of Mennonite Central Committee will take place in Ritzville, WA on Saturday, October 5 at Menno Mennonite Church. This year’s entertainment will be provided by the Liberty Quartet from Boise, ID. They will perform on Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. on the sale stage, then again on Sunday morning as part of the worship service. For more details about the sale, follow this link. To learn more about the musicians, click here.

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