November 2016

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November 2016

The next 500 years of Anabaptism

Renewal 2027 is a framework for a 10-year series of events within the Mennonite World Conference (MWC) global family, commemorating Anabaptism’s role in that period of culture and religious change called the Reformation.

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Bihar Mennonite Mandli hosts All India Mennonite Women Conference

Bihar Mennonite Mandli (BMM) church hosted nearly 400 women representing nine national churches from India and Nepal who travelled by bus, train and foot to attend AIMWC at the mission compound in Chandwa, Jharkhand, India.

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MWC financial update

We are grateful for the steady flow of contributions in support of Mennonite World Conference, whether from our national member churches, local congregations, or individuals. We are somewhat surprised that giving is slower this year than average, resulting in being behind budget at the end of August.

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A unique opportunity for greater unity

The results of the recent Global Anabaptist Profile (GAP), an extensive three-year survey of 24 member conferences of Mennonite World Conference (MWC), are cause for celebration: the church is growing and the gospel is spreading – and the churches of the Global South are the primary witnesses.

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Community draws together in Enkenbach-Alsenborn – Germany

“These refugees come here to a completely foreign world, but we expect them to integrate,” says Mr. Beutler. “It’s necessary for them to get a foothold, and that means helping each other out and supporting each other.”

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Women from nine national churches throw off hindrances in India

Nearly 400 women from India and Nepal attended the All India Mennonite Women Conference in Chandwa, Jharkhand, India. Many traveled by bus, train and foot to attend, despite the heavy downpour of rain. To view the photo album from this event click "Read more."

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Ministry partner update: ICOMB – November 2016

Consejo de las Congregaciones de los Hermanos Menonitas del Uruguay (Uruguay MB Conference) held their annual meeting.

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Gemeinschaft schafft Zusammenhalt in Enkenbach-Alsenborn – Deutschland

"Diese Flüchtlinge kommen hier in eine Welt, die ihnen komplett fremd ist, aber wir erwarten von ihnen, dass sie sich integrieren," meint Beutler. "Sie müssen Fuß fassen können, und das bedeutet, dass wir einander helfen und einander unterstützen."

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Prayers of gratitude and intercession

November 2016: In the aftermath of a polarizing election, pray that USA churches would offer a bold, creative, courageous witness to the gospel. May Christians respond to the real fears that cause protectionist thinking with a gracious spirit and trust in God, knowing their brothers and sisters around the world walk with them in prayer. Read more...


November 2016: “Mak[e] every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope of your calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in all” (Ephesians 4:3–5). Pray that MWC member and associate churches would develop relationships of mutual trust. May we live our calling to the unity of the Spirit through transparency, accountability, information sharing and giving among our churches, conferences and international partners, so the gospel may be spread and the name of Christ exalted. Read more...


November 2016: Let us pray for the people in Colombia. Pray that the churches can play a role in making peace and reconciliation possible. Read more...

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