Report from ICOMB 2018 Summit The Mennonitischer Freikirche Österreich (MFO) – Mennonite Free Church of Austria – hosted the annual ICOMB Summit June 2-6, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. MFO has…
Mennonite Brethren leaders from more than a dozen countries gathered May 16–19 in Liestal, Switzerland, for the International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) annual summit. The 28 ICOMB representatives approved a mission statement: “ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries which enhance the witness and discipleship of member conferences.”
On Jan. 29, 2010, the Canadian Conference of MB Churches executive board accepted the resignation of executive director David Wiebe. Wiebe plans to serve through Celebration 2010 in July, and until a replacement is found, but no later than Dec. 31.
I have watched, with dismay, the growing disconnect between our local MB church families, and the provincial and Canadian conferences. There was a time when poverty, persecution, struggle, and common goals knit us together; but times have changed and the family is drifting apart.