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“What if we could develop a shelf of books on subjects key to Anabaptist-Mennonites around the world, written by authors from many different countries, translated into and published in as many as possible of the main languages used by our peoples... Selengkapnya

Menjelajah banyak negara dengan seluruh indera 

“Keseluruhan acara dalam Temu Raya ini adalah kesempatan untuk bertemu dengan orang-orang dari negara lain,” kata Jessica Mondal, koordinator Dusun Global Gerejawi (Global Church Village). “Tapi di Dusun Global Gerejawi ini kita dapat melihat,... Selengkapnya

Bring the world to your congregation this July

“Do I participate alone at my computer, or will groups emerge to share what is typically a communal event?” Ray Brubacher, former event planner for Mennonite World Conference, didn’t wait until July to decide. Unable to attend the event in person,... Selengkapnya

Vaccines and care at MB hospitals

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, lack of vaccination is a problem. Even before COVID-19, a measles outbreak took more than 40 children in 2019 in Kikwit, a city of some 500,000 people, and host to a growing number of internally displaced persons... Selengkapnya

What’s happening in Assembly worship services?

Everyone can travel to Indonesia for this year’s Mennonite World Conference hybrid Assembly . Around 1250 will do so in person, while thousands of others will visit Indonesia through screens. Through a daily “Panorama Indonesia” presentation,... Selengkapnya

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – May 2022

Empowered by the Spirit The filling of God’s Spirit in our lives is reflected through both the maturing process by which we are transformed into Christ’s image and by the Spirit’s empowerment to proclaim Christ. The Spirit has come to testify about... Selengkapnya

Peserta onsite Temu Raya ditambah menjadi dua kali lipat

Peserta Temu Raya di Indonesia disetujui untuk ditambah menjadi sedikit lebih banyak. Komite Penasihat Nasional untuk Temu Raya ke-17 dan Komite Eksekutif MWC telah memutuskan untuk meningkatkan jumlah peserta yang diperbolehkan hadir dalam Temu... Selengkapnya

Support for maternal health leads to vaccination openness

Millicent conceived in March 2020, just when Kenya reported the first case of COVID-19. The resident of Mathare, a poor district, was very fearful. Her neighbour Sophie, a care group volunteer with Centre for Peace and Nationhood (CPN), reached out... Selengkapnya

Berbagi sebuah bahasa yang baru dan menyatukan

“Kami berkumpul dari seluruh dunia untuk bernyanyi dan bermain musik bersama,” kata Benjamin Bergey, koordinator musik Temu Raya ke-17. Dengan kehadiran peserta dari Amerika, Eropa, Afrika, dan Asia, “Apa yang kami miliki [di Temu Raya] adalah... Selengkapnya

Belajar bersama dan terpisah

Tidak ada yang dapat mengantisipasi bahwa pandemi merupakan penghalang yang akan memberi tantangan tersendiri dalam perencanaan Temu Raya ketika panitia memilih tema “Bersama-sama mengikuti Yesus melintas batas”. Setelah mundur setahun dari tanggal... Selengkapnya

Kopi pagi – atau teh sore

Pleno Temu Raya memberi kesempatan kepada YAB dan Komisi-komisi untuk berbicara “Sungguh luar biasa kalau saya diberi kesempatan untuk berbagi,” kata Ebenezer Mondez, perwakilan komite YABs (Young AnaBaptis) untuk Asia. “Saya berasal dari gereja... Selengkapnya

Terhubung dengan jemaat lokal selama Temu Raya online

Bagaimana Injil dibagikan di Indonesia, sebuah negara dengan populasi Muslim terbesar di dunia? Anda akan tahu saat Anda beribadah bersama dengan empat jemaat lokal yang akan menjadi tuan rumah sesi kebaktian petang selama Temu Raya MWC ke-17,... Selengkapnya

Join the MWC Assembly – together – online!

“The Mennonite World Conference Assembly is a space to learn more about our brothers and sisters from different parts of the world. Everyone, regardless of budget or vacation time, will have the opportunity to gather online to worship, fellowship... Selengkapnya

Why have an Assembly?

Former MWC president Danisa Ndlovu (2003-2015) spoke with MWC about hosting the 2003 Assembly in Zimbabwe, his home country. This interview has been edited. “Circumstances tend not to favour expectations. You don’t choose what is happening at any... Selengkapnya

Memuji Tuhan bersama melintas batas

“Saya bisa melihat saat satu keluarga dengan banyak anggota, menyembah Bapa yang sama,” kata Natacha Kiendrebeogo dari Burkina Faso. Dia adalah salah satu dari empat pemuda peserta program YAMEN yang ditempatkan di Indonesia untuk membantu Panitia... Selengkapnya

Ministry partner update: ICOMB – April 2022

Transformed by the Spirit The filling of God’s Spirit in our lives is reflected through both the continual maturing process by the Spirit to reflect God’s character and by the Spirit’s filling that results in boldness to proclaim Christ and... Selengkapnya

“They didn’t want to leave”

Virtual education series explores peace theology At the end of the first evening of the virtual educational series, “From Chaos to Shalom: Exploring Peace Theology Together,” Andios Santoso and Joe Sawatzky struggled to wrap up the Zoom session. The... Selengkapnya

How should Mennonite World Conference engage the church with creation care?

This series of stories on the creation care survey has illuminated the importance of issues like climate change in the lives of Anabaptists around the world. We now come to the last question: what should Mennonite World Conference do in response?... Selengkapnya

After Zoom, prayers carry on

Online Prayer Hour doesn’t end when the hour does. Not only do participants in Mennonite World Conference’s bimonthly prayer meeting continue for another 15 minutes – greeting each in other in a pandemonium of languages – they also carry prayers... Selengkapnya

How Assembly food waste will end up as fertilizer

In Indonesia, a country where sorting and proper treatment of trash is rare, how do we run the Assembly sustainably? In 2019, Bangun P. Nugroho, a member of Jemaat Kristen Indonesia (JKI church) Holy Stadium in Semarang, Central Java, realized that... Selengkapnya