Posts tagged Wednesday

Standing on Holy Ground: Creating Sac...

With conflicts and disagreements rising within our communities, this seminar offers practical and creative ideas to help stand in the midst of polarized political views and cultural differences without sacrificing our sacred calling. Relying on the collective wisdom and experience of their creativity and imaginative spirit, participants will engage in creative process, role play, and […]

Praising in painful times

With mercy, the Holy Spirit irons our hearts, says Japanese pastor By Anna Groff Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA – Yukari Kaga, a pastor from Japan, admitted Peter’s praise in his letter to the early church seems “a little strange to me.” “How can we praise the Lord in such a painful situation? (1 Peter 3–9),” she […]

Wednesday at the Assembly: walking wi...

The Assembly theme was “Walking with God in Doubt and Conviction”. Peace Comission represented by Rebecca Osiro (Kenya) and Tom Yoder Neufeld (Canada), shared about the link between doubt and conviction, and how the doubt can support and comfort conviction. Tigists Testaye Gelagle from Ethiopia, passionate about this topic, shared about how natural doubt is in […]

Speakers share doubts from their sett...

Walking in doubt and conviction in second Assembly plenary Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA – Three speakers, one each from Kenya, Canada and Ethiopia, shared stories of doubt in their local contexts at Assembly 16’s morning worship 22 July 2015. “We are learning, in this wonderful global family, that this is the best way to deepen our […]

Highlights from Wednesday 22 July

Some highlights from Wednesday, 22 July at Assembly PA 2015

Daily News 22 July

PA 2015 participants worshiped in many different languages. Photo by Rhoda Shirk César García of Colombia, MWC general secretary, preached the opening sermon on the Assembly theme, “Walking with God.” MWC Vice President Janet Plenert translated. Photo by Jonathan Charles To the tune of “When the Saints Go Marching In,” banner carriers representing MWC’s 102 […]

Sister Care: Global Contextualization...

Learn how the Sister Care seminar provides transformative resources for personal healing and effective caring in the congregation. Women will share ways they have used Sister Care materials in their contexts and how they have adapted the material for various ages, literacy levels and cultural groups with testimonies of the impact this has had. Seminars […]