Ordination of Jill Schmidt Weaver

“Joyfully Chosen, Joyfully Appointed” was the sermon title and the spirit of Jill Schmidt Weaver’s ordination service on April 15 at Whitestone Mennonite Church, Hesston, KS. Jill and her father, retired pastor Steve Schmidt, shared the sermon reflecting on ways that God calls persons to ministry in the Bible and today. After years of teaching […]

Church Planting

Eden Life Receives JoinHands Grant

Eden Life Church in Kansas City, Missouri received a $30,000 grant from JoinHands to help them with building expenses.  Clarence Rempel, Tim Sweigert and James Wenger presented the check to the congregation at a worship service on Sunday, April 28, 2019.  About $24,000 will be used to pay down the church’s mortgage so that a […]