The baking itself is always really fun. We come together, listen to Christmas music and start the process. We have different kinds of flavours for the cookies, but even more important are the shapes.
Mennonite World Conference release
At Assembly in Indonesia, the presidency of MWC transferred from J. Nelson Kraybill to president-elect Henk Stenvers from the Netherlands (2022-2028). Lisa Carr-Pries of Canada became vice president (2022-2025) to complete the term of Rebecca Osiro of Kenya, who stepped down for family reasons.
“We wholeheartedly supported Henk in the past years to travel a lot and serve in MWC…[and] express our continuing support,” said Miekje Hoffscholte-Spoelder, current chair of Algemene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit. “We know that we are but a small part of Mennonite World Conference – a very interested part, however; with many projects and friendships in other countries.”
Before visiting Indonesia to meet the Anabaptist-Mennonite family in person, meet them through history. A Cloud of Witnesses by historian and MWC leader John D. Roth offers a brief, readable account of…
Elda Antonio Garcia and Beatriz Guaza Sandoval from Colombia are two of 20 young people from around the world serving in a country and church that is different from their own. Both are serving with Mennonite social agency Comisión de Acción Social Menonita in Honduras in 2021/2022.
To the Anabaptist Mennonites and Brethren in Christ around the globe
Peace and grace from your brothers and sisters gathered around Global Anabaptist Health Network,
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant disruption, pain, and loss.
We mourn with those who have lost loved ones and grieve the loss of livelihood for others.