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    STEP In…Step Out
    Former Director, Mark Wenger, graduate Randy Carr and first-year student Sarah Garber.

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  • Upcoming Events

    1. Aug 18

      LMHS Book Frolic

      August 18 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

    2. Aug 19

      LMHS Book Frolic

      August 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    3. Aug 21
    4. Aug 21

Hold the Date

Fall Leadership Assembly

LMC’s Fall Leadership Assembly is planned for Thursday, September 21 (instead of September 16) at Mount Joy Mennonite Church, 320 Musser Rd, Mount Joy, Pa 17552. This assembly is being held in conjunction with the Annual International Missions Association (IMA) being hosted this year by EMM. This is a wonderful opportunity for LMC leaders to interact with and learn from our Global Fraternal partners from around the world. For now, please hold the date and watch for additional information.

Host Families Needed

IMA Gathering September 19-27

EMM is requesting host families for the 20th anniversary gathering of the International Missions Association (IMA) from Sept.19–27.  If you are available to host international missions leaders for all or part of this event, please visit this link for more details or contact Jessica Fellenger at jessicaf@emm.org or 717 898-2251 ext. 235.

There is also a need for meal donations for lunch or dinner during the event for the group of approximately 50 people.  This is another great way to show hospitality to our international guests.  Interested persons should contact Jessica Fellenger at jessicaf@emm.org or 717 898-2251 ext. 235.

 

Healing Communities Training

Saturday, September 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Lancaster Mennonite Conference Offices
2160 Lincoln Hwy East #5, Lancaster, Pa 17602

Healing Communities is a proven, national model, developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation with faith leaders from across the theological spectrum to engage congregations in the restoration and healing of their own members who have been impacted by crime and the criminal justice system.

Sponsored by: Lancaster Mennonite Conference, New Person Ministries, The Potter’s House
Cost is $40 per person or $100 for three (3) attendees from the same congregation (lunch will be provided)

To register, go to this link
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J93PTHB by September 16.
Click here to view and share the promotional flyer.

Latest News & Articles

Lancaster Conference Constitution and Bylaws Vote This Fall

The Conference Executive Council and the Board of Bishops are working on a revision to the LMC Constitution to reflect the credentialed leaders’ decision to disaffiliate from Mennonite Church USA. The vote will take place at the fall Leadership Assembly on September 21. Passage requires 75% of those in attendance to vote in the affirmative.

New Bishops

James Sutton began as bishop in the new Eastern Ohio District, which has five congregations. James Sutton’s vision is to encourage pastors and congregations to continue and advance the work of Christ, the work of disciple making and kingdom building through personal prayer and evangelism, public proclamation and invitation, and engagement with our communities through “good Samaritan” works of love and compassion. He lives in… Read More

Mark Wenger Departs Leadership of STEP

Dr. Mark Wenger ended his leadership of the STEP (Study and Training for Effective Pastoral ministry) program on June 28 after 13 years of dedicated service. He provided the formative leadership of this new program in its early years, which placed it on a firm financial footing. As STEP gained momentum, Wenger provided mature guidance that included a complete curriculum refresh two years ago and… Read More