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As we enter this Holiday season, we are thankful for you and the important role you play in South Central Mennonite Conference. We rejoice in knowing and believing “TO US A CHILD OF HOPE IS BORN.” May this Savior and Lord be present with you in the coming days, and bring you His Peace. -Howard […]

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This summer a long-time church member Anna Nida approached us about two of her great-grandkids, Tony and Gaby, expressing an interest in getting baptized. Tony and Gaby attended AMC as toddlers through their middle school years and participated in Sunday School regularly. Over the last three or four years they had stopped coming and we […]

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Amani Community Church, Wichita, Kansas, invites you to celebrate their one year anniversary with them this Sunday, December 6, 2020. The church is a rich fellowship of recent immigrants from Africa who speak Swahili.  Pastor Masemo Wakibogo and his family came from eastern Congo via Kenya. Masemo studied at Hesston College with a dream of […]

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Omot Aganya (in the photo on the right), pastor of Eden Life Church in Kansas City, has a vision to start more congregations among his ethnic group that live in some other cities.  So far he has visited Sioux Falls, SD and Rochester, MN and has had good contacts with people who speak the Anuak […]

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John Sharp has written First on the Prairie, The Story of Spring Valley Mennonite Church, in which he tells the story of the oldest Mennonite Church in Kansas.  He says that during the 1940’s and 1950’s, most years the congregation gave more than 80% of their budget to missions away from their local congregation.  Spring […]

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Eden Life Church in Kansas City applied for a grant to improve the energy efficiency of their building.  Mennonite Creation Care Network had small grants available for that purpose and they also wanted to help new churches with limited financial means.  After completing the application process, they received a $2,500 grant to install new LED […]

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Tim Sweigart began as Moderator-Elect of SCMC in 2016 and became Moderator in July 2017.  He has faithfully served as moderator of South Central Mennonite Conference, pouring his heart and soul into this servant leadership role.  We are grateful for his leadership and heart for the church.  He ended his time serving the conference in […]

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The fifteen-voice Paradizo Choir of Amani Community Church premiered the first of their seven worship music videos on Sunday, September 20 to a very attentive audience. One fourth of the congregation was in the video. The worship videos were filmed August 21-23 at five different locations in Wichita with four outfit changes and then combined […]

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Toward the end of March, in the midst of adjusting to Stay At Home orders, some individuals in Kingman, KS got together to brainstorm how they could help with needs that would possibly arise due to COVID-19. One among them was Kendra Harnden, who regularly gathers with the fellowship at Kingman Mennonite Church. Shortly after […]

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“How many Bibles do you have at home?” The pastoral staff of Journey Mennonite Church encouraged their members to give enough money to buy the equivalent number of Bibles for the church in Tanzania where some pastors and churches didn’t even have a Bible. The result was a gift of 3,000 Bibles to the Bible […]

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