Thursday, June 4, 2020

Spaghetti and chopsticks

This story was written in February 2020, before the COVID-19 pandemic became a worldwide threat. As of April 2020, Minear Mak is still serving...

Easter creativity springs from pandemic

It didn’t matter if this was a pastor’s first year serving his congregation or his tenth, this was the year when every USMB church...

Coronavirus updates: April 15

Updated April 17, 2020  to include news from Mennonite Central Committee This week's updates related to COVID-19 include a call to prayer from USMB national...

Quarantine can bring new friendships

Ali sat alone in his bedroom, smartphone in hand, scrolling through the Internet in search of something. One minute he was looking for a...

Extended South Dakota family experiences COVID-19 deaths

A cluster of COVID-19 cases around Huron, South Dakota, that included a 74-year-old lawmaker and his 51-year-old niece who both died of the disease, has...

Coronavirus updates: April 9

Updates related to the coronavirus for the first full week in April 2020 include another resource event hosted by USMB and an announcement regarding...

Celebrating Easter by ourselves

It was just over five weeks ago that we began the 40 days of Lent with Ash Wednesday services. We never could have guessed how...

Watershed Church closing in April

Watershed Church, a missional USMB community in Kansas City, Mo., has announced it will dissolve in 2020. Co-pastors Jason Phelps and Paul Bartel announced...