Testimonies

Look in the Stories and Resources section of the website and on the MWC Facebook page for stories of how God is at work in our global Anabaptist family. This page, “Testimonies,” is a place to highlight faith experiences from our churches. We would love to hear from your church about the everyday joys and challenges of living for Christ in your context. Click here to send your ideas, stories, and photos.

6 Sep 2017 - 5:42pm — Danielle Gonzales — “Our Anabaptist history is intrinsically tied to migration, and so is our Christian story,” says Saulo Padilla, immigration education coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. “We must keep challenging the narratives that separate us, build borders and invite us to dehumanize others.”... Read more...
9 Aug 2017 - 12:53pm — IBICA — The International Brethren in Christ Association (IBICA) is the common network for all national conferences of the Brethren in Christ church with the aim to facilitate communication, build trust and cooperation within our global community, and to establish common and mutual understanding through... Read more...
8 Aug 2017 - 11:51am — Danielle Gonzales — Recipe: Mole Coloradito Enchiladas As a Mexican-American, one of the most comforting things about living in Colombia was how similar my Mexican culture is to Colombian culture. My Colombian host family was very interested to learn more when I told them my family is from Mexico. My host... Read more...
18 Aug 2016 - 8:01pm — Jonathan Bornman — Over the past three years, my family has enjoyed friendship with an extended family from Iraq who came to the USA as refugees and asylum seekers. We have enjoyed meals together in our homes, picnics, hiking trips, choir concerts and church services.When terrible events happen in the news, we lament... Read more...
2 Dec 2015 - 3:56pm — Rebecca Yoder Neufeld — A glimpse of Assembly 2015, a glimpse of God’s intention to bring peoples together, a calling for one multicultural congregation “We should do this again!” commented a Hmong young adult, a sentiment heard often after Kitchener First Mennonite Church’s Assembly Scattered... Read more...
13 Nov 2015 - 3:49pm — Kevin Guenther Trautwein — Friendship Groups and ActivitiesThere were so many great things about the Mennonite World Conference [Assembly, PA 2015]. This was my first time going, and I really appreciated the worship sessions, especially the diversity. (I had no idea what Japanese worship was like!) But perhaps the most... Read more...
11 Jun 2014 - 1:27pm — Valleyview Mennonite Church — Our brothers and sisters of Valleyview Mennonite Church in London, Ontario, Canada created a PowerPoint presentation of the MWC Shared Convictions for an observance of World Fellowship Sunday January 2014.See a PDF of the Shared Convictions Presentation here. How has your congregation shared... Read more...
11 Jun 2014 - 11:14am — College Community Church Mennonite Brethren — Our brothers and sisters of College Community Church Mennonite Brethren, in Clovis, California, USA have found a creative way to use the MWC Shared Convictions in their congregation on the Sundays following Easter 2014.Pastor Bill Braun, adapted the Shared Convictions, along with other resources,... Read more...