News Archives

May 3, 2013

Telling the Colombian Anabaptist Story

Elizabeth Miller, a member of Berkey Avenue Mennonite, was recently featured on the MCC website. She reflects on her work with MCC as an Anabaptist identity and history promoter in Bogotá, Colombia. ******************** Elizabeth Miller is serving with MCC in Bogotá, Colombia, along with her spouse Neil Richer. Miller works as an Anabaptist identity and […]

February 10, 2013

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

On Tuesday, February 12, the pastors will be serving a supper of pancakes. Come anytime between 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. for supper. Bring your favorite pancake topping to share. They will also serve gluten-free pancakes.

February 10, 2013

Our World by Ron Good

I am a landlocked country of about 6.5 million people. I am surrounded by 5 countries. My history traces back to the Kingdom of Lan Xang (Million Elephants). I most recently was ruled by France and received my independence in 1953. Today I am a single-party socialist republic; some may call me a communist state. […]

February 10, 2013

Berkey Senior Citizens Valentines

Berkey Senior Citizens: The Berkey Avenue MYF invites you to an evening of entertainment and scrumptious desserts, Wednesday, February 13 (the day before Valentine’s Day!) We will begin the evening at 7:00 p.m. at the church. If you consider yourself to be a senior (definition: “of a more advanced age”) citizen (definition: “an inhabitant of […]

February 3, 2013

Congregational Meeting Agenda

The agenda for our February 17 congregational meeting is: Approve minutes from November 18. Update on the budget. The Elders are making the following recommendation to the congregation. We recommend that the congregation call Dan Schrock to an open-end term beginning May 2013. Discuss and vote on a proposal from the Coordinating Council to change […]

February 3, 2013

Yoder Public Lecture Series: Reconciliation in Politics?

The public is invited to the free Yoder Public Lecture Series at Goshen College on February 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall. Daniel Philpott, Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, will be speaking on “Reconciliation in […]

February 3, 2013

Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical

Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical: “A Limitless Expanse” presented by the Goshen College Chamber Choir, directed by Dr. Debra Brubaker, GC Professor of Music Tuesday, February 12, 1 p.m. in Sauder Concert Hall. Our bodies are finite, but our creative souls are boundless. Sacred and secular music and poetry that celebrates the embodiment of our creative […]

February 3, 2013

Making Waves: Civil Rights and the South Bend Natatorium

A new permanent exhibit designed by Anne H. Berry and titled “Making Waves: Civil Rights and the South Bend Natatorium,” opened January 19 at the Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center, now located in the formerly segregated facility. The exhibit provides a glimpse into the history of civil rights in South Bend, including […]

February 3, 2013

Bethany to Perform Oklahoma! Musical

Bethany Christian High School will be performing the musical Oklahoma! February 21-24. Set in Oklahoma territory in 1906, this musical depicts the quest for identity of the soon-to-be state, as the farmers and cowboys each seek to stake their claim. At the heart of the story is the rocky romance between Laurey, a farm girl, […]

February 3, 2013

Donate Household Items

Cora Brown from Church Without Walls in Elkhart has again requested help in supplying items that cannot be purchased with food stamps for their shelter. The Mission Commission will be collecting the following items during the month of February: paper towels, toilet paper, laundry soap, dishwasher soap, other cleaning items, hygiene products, and Pampers. Please […]

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