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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Locals participate in Mennonite Mission Network

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  • Mennonite Mission Network is the mission agency of Mennonite Church USA and exists to lead, mobilize and equip the church to participate in holistic witness to Jesus Christ in a broken world. Mission Network envisions every congregation and all parts of the world being fully engaged in mission.
    Regier serves in Radical Journey assignment
    Austin Regier, of Newton, began a one year service term with the Radical Journey program on Aug. 25. Regier will be serving with a team in Paraguay.
    A 2013 graduate of Newton High School, Regier is the son of Amy and Ken Regier and is a member of First Mennonite Church in Newton, a part of Western District Conference.
    Radical Journey is a Mennonite Mission Network program for young adults that emphasizes faith formation, service and cross-cultural learning. Participants live with host families of the global Anabaptist church and are challenged as a team to integrate faith into all areas of life.
    Dick serves with Service Adventure
    Nat Dick, of North Newton, began a one year service term with the Service Adventure program on Aug. 23. Dick will be living in community with other young adults in a unit house in Albany, Ore.
    A 2013 graduate of Newton High School, Dick is the son of Marlene Ewert and Clifferd Dick and a member of Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton, a part of Western District Conference.
    In this program of Mennonite Mission Network, young adults, ages 17-20, live in a household community, with a leader, for 10 months in cities and towns across the United States. Since 1989, Service Adventure participants have served in medical clinics, tutored children, worked with senior citizens, assisted in building homes, and helped meet additional needs across North America. They’ve become part of new communities; experienced and learned from different people and cultures; and grown in their faith.
    Kreider serves with Service Adventure
    Mark Kreider, of North Newton, began a one year service term with the Service Adventure program on Aug. 24. Kreider will be living in community with other young adults in a unit house in Anchorage, Alaska.
    A 2013 graduate of Newton High School, Kreider is the son of Heidi and David Kreider and a member of Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton, a part of Western District Conference.
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