July 30, 2003
- News Releases
the Stream to follow Christ
Chunchon, South Korea —The mountain stream cascades
through the valley into a quiet pool. On a rock ledge overlooking
the pool, 60 members of Jesus Village Church sit in the shade
of overhanging trees, gathered for worship. On a sand bank across
the stream, two tents wait.
leader served two denominations on two continents
Newton, Kan.— Héctor Valencia, who made
significant contributions to both the Mennonites and Presbyterians
while living in his native Colombia as well as in the United States,
died July 9 in Bogotá. He was 83.
July 2, 2003
- News releases
Christian often walks a lonely trail
Byema Traoré, surrounded by noisy supporters, looks gloomy
as he walks up the path from a neighboring village. He'd been
robbed of a cache of roofing grass, and his quest for its return
was just spurned by a village chief. All the good grass is gone
now, so he'll have to wait a year to gather more.
- MPN ends year
with operating surplus, looks to next phase of "barn raising"
In a remarkable turn-around, the Mennonite Publishing Network's
(MPN) recent fiscal year ended with an operating surplus of $485,493.
The Mennonite Publishing Network's phase two of its "barn
raising" campaign received this boost of good news from its
auditor and encouragement from its board.
financial statements available
The audited financial statements for Mennonite Church Canada (year
ending January 31, 2003) are now available.
for the Kodak moments!
Dozens of congregations forwarded photos to MC Canada
for a special welcome presentation for the opening night worship
service (Wednesday, July 9).
we hear about a great idea?
Stirling Ave. Mennonite Church in Kitchener, has developed
a magnetic attraction to this year’s assembly theme.
- July MennoLetter
- Added link to Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta: http://www.mennonites.ca/mhsa/
and the Internet