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Pastoral Couple Accepted as Members

By Pat Schellenberg

Kola, Man.—On Sunday, January 16, 2022, Pastor Ernest Reimer and his wife Sherridan were accepted into church membership at the Kola Evangelical Mennonite Church. Conference Pastor Layton Friesen was on hand for this heartwarming occasion, exhorting us to “go back and sit at the feet of Jesus” and learn from him. We as a congregation feel greatly blessed.

Expectations: What Do Missionaries and Churches Say to Each Other?

A missionary and their sending church need a strong family bond, and yet, like a family, can suffer from misunderstood needs and expectations. Each needs to communicate expectations and serve their partner well. Even a supporting church should clarify its expectations and might need to assume a larger role. If your church is welcoming a missionary for home assignment (HA) or sending a new worker, be open about your expectations. Circulate your commitments. Perhaps these examples will help. Continue reading Expectations: What Do Missionaries and Churches Say to Each Other?