Luann Yutzy to speak on “Time in a Bottle” // Central Plains Conference // Fall Women’s Retreat September 19 & 20 at Swan Lake






by-Barb Voth, Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson, Nebraska

Central Plains Mennonite Conference Women invite you to their annual retreat at Swan Lake Christian Camp near Viborg, South Dakota. Bring a friend and enjoy a weekend of inspiration, relaxation, interest sessions, and fellowship in a retreat setting.

The speaker for the retreat, Luann Yutzy, is a 2006 graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary in Harrisonburg, Virginia and an ordained minister in Mennonite Church USA, serving most recently in Central Plains congregations as a transitional pastor at Bethesda Mennonite in Henderson, Nebraska, and Salem-Zion Mennonite near Free­ man, South Dakota. She also was a part of the Emmanuel Mennonite faith community, worshipping with them while her husband served as their interim pastor. She has served in congregations in Pennsylvania and Kansas and has been a staff chaplain at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.

Luann’s journey has had many twists and turns and she counts it a privilege to walk with others in the ups and downs of their lives. Continue reading

FREE for Women 25 and Younger :: Camp Friedenswald Women’s Retreat :: 9/25-9/27


Bring your sisters, bring your friends. Come on your own for the peace of the woods

Come – with your brokenness, your strength, your laughter. Open to the Spirit – come….

Expect worship, fellowship, free time, workshops, recreation, time on the water and in the woods. Laura Brenneman will draw upon key scriptural imagery of trees to engage us in dialog about the meaning of authenticity, leadership, and wholeness in a broken world.

The retreat will begin Friday evening, 9/25 and close Sunday, 9/27 after lunch.

The Women’s Retreat is being planned by Continue reading