Wider Church Events, Opportunites to Serve, etc.

 

Websites:

  • Western District Conference – Includes Mennonite Church USA congregations from southern Nebraska to Houston, Texas. 
  • www.bmclgbt.org – Brethren Mennonite Council for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Interests     

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Mennonite Central Committee has a variety of positions open for those called to be the hands and feet of God in a global context. We hope you will prayerfully consider the following service opportunities.

Seek Discipleship Program – Jordan, Palestine and Israel – Seek is a new six-month intentional discipleship program from MCC which encourages young adults (18-20 years of age) to deeply learn what it means to be an Anabaptist follower of Jesus. The program will include multiple discipleship and service opportunities with MCC partners. To learn more and apply for the Seek program, visit mcc.org/seek.

International Program Safety and Security HR Specialist – MCC seeks an International Program Safety and Security HR Specialist with experience in safety and security management, and at least 1 year experience in insecure environments. Should be committed to the Biblical call to be a peacemaker by seeking and promoting nonviolent solutions to conflict and oppression.

External Grants Coordinator – Lebanon, Syria & Iraq – MCC seeks an External Grants Coordinator who will provide support for humanitarian assistance and other externally funded projects in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq that MCC is undertaking as a result of the ongoing needs in the region.

Program Coordinator – Lebanon, Syria & Iraq – MCC seeks a Program Coordinator. This role, based in Beirut, is tasked with managing the program’s Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) for projects in Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq.

For more information about our current openings, including those listed here, please visit mcc.org/serve.

 

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Save the Date: October 19, 2021

Please mark your calendars now for one of iACT’s most special events, A Night Under One Sky. We’re lucky and honored to have Dr. Daina Ramey Berry join us for this evening that we’re calling, “Better Angels in Action.” We are also thrilled to have the Texas Tribune founder, Evan Smith, as our moderator.

Dr. Berry is the first person of color to be the Chair of UT’s History Department. She is a “scholar of the enslaved” and a specialist on gender and slavery as well as Black women’s history in the United States. She is the award-winning author/editor of six books. 

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November 6, 2021, Saturday, 4-7 pm – 50th Anniversary of Peace Mennonite Church, 14325 Proton Rd, Dallas TX 75244. Food and fellowship. (Sun, Nov 7, 10 am worship) RSVP to pmcdallas@gmail.com.


For more information on special events visit our Facebook page.