Posts tagged World Conference

From Aryanism to Multiculturalism: Me...

Wed, 15:30, From Aryanism to Multiculturalism: Mennonite Ethnicity and German Nationalism, 1871 – Today, by Ben Waltner Goossen In 1925, Mennonite World Conference began as a forum for white, primarily German-speaking Mennonites. At the time, many members considered Anabaptism a fundamentally German religion. Developed during the rise of Hitler’s Nazi Party, such ideas often linked […]

Best pictures of Assembly PA 2015

Experience again Assembly PA 2015 through the best pictures of the event!

Walking in Receiving and Giving: Judi...

Economic hardship in Spain strengthens faith By Elina Ciptadi-Perkins Judit Menéndez, MWC Global Youth Summit delegate from Spain, shared her church’s story of Walking in Receiving and Giving as her country experiences its worst economic crisis since the civil war in the 1930s. She belongs to the Comunidades Unidas Anabautistas in Burgos, about two hours […]

Friday the 24 of July, a surprising d...

Friday, the 24th of July was a day of surprises! – surprise when the International Ensemble performed JS Bach – surprise with Shantkumar S Kunjam’s engaging quotations like “Hoping to show the world an example of light under the lordship of Jesus Christ…”     He was our morning speaker from India who spoke about […]

Bearing Witness

A story project at the Assembly is taking place in the Exhibition Hall next to the Global Church Village! The purpose is to gather stories from Christians from around the world who suffered in the name of Jesus. The stories might be personal, but also from families, groups, congregations or churches. They may be current […]

Peace Commission: Donate to help brot...

Peace Commission is about the struggle of our brothers and sisters from all over the world. Churches in Panama have been the most recent recepients of MWC help. Through Peace Commission, MWC supports churches and lets them know they are not facing their troubles alone…

Getting ready!

A few hours before the Assembly started and the Large Arena was busy with getting all the materials set up. One third of the 450 volunteer were already working to make this event happen… A good mood was in the air!

General Council Meeting

From 16-20 July the Mennonite World Conference General Council met at the Radisson Hotel in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, US. This group of church leaders meets every three years to shape the mandate of MWC, share concerns and insights, and worship together.