The occasion was Eastern Mennonite Missions’ annual Global Fair, held at the Hans Herr House and Museum in Willow Street.
Almost 2,000 visitors explored cultures from Germany, Chile and Cambodia, as well as those of local immigrants.
Grafting an immigrant congregation onto a deeply rooted Mennonite community in Upland is even harder work.
U.S. Mennonites and Brethren in Christ are inviting sisters and brothers from around the world to Harrisburg, Pa., July 21-26, 2015, for MWC’s every-six-year assembly.
The event was last held in the U.S. in 1978 in Wichita, Kan.
“ ‘We’re the Thomas brothers, and we want to give our farm to the Mennonites,’ ” King recalled hearing. “I just about fell off my chair.”
Drescher authored 37 books, including Why I Am a Conscientious Objector, Seven Things Children Need and Spirit Fruit. He edited Gospel Herald, the Mennonite Church magazine, from 1962 to 1973.
He served as MC moderator from 1969 to 1971 and was a member of the denomination’s General Board.
Pastor Amy Yoder McGloughlin said she performed a June 24 wedding for a couple . . .
Delegates unanimously approved “A Resolution on Unity in a Time of Disagreement” during their annual meeting June 26-28 at Madison (Wis.) Mennonite Church.
They also unanimously passed a resolution calling for greater interracial . . .
Rainbow Mennonite Church brought the resolution for discussion but not action at the annual assembly of Mennonite Church USA’s Western District Conference July 4-6.