February 7, 2017
- Bob Yoder and Dan Miller met with mid-states conference ministers and moderators (Central District, Illinois, Ohio and IN-MI) for their semi-annual meeting. We shared conference updates and planned for a spring orientation for conference boards, credentialing teams, contact persons and investigators to the new policy for responding to clergy sexual misconduct.
- Dan Schrock, a pastor at Berkey Avenue in Goshen, led the northern Michigan Mennonite pastors retreat in Conway, MI January 20-22. The theme was prayer and participants came from Maple River, Wildwood, Grand Marais, Fairview, and Cedar Grove. Doug Kaufman joined in the retreat and met with three search committees in the area.
- Dan Miller and Doug Kaufman attended AMBS Pastors Week, January 23-26.
- Dan arranged to meet with several Ministry Inquiry Program students that served in IN-MI congregations.
- Vanessa is diligently working on arrangements for March delegate meetings. Watch for your invitation. A docket will be sent two weeks ahead of the meeting. More information can be found here.