ACC congregations are encouraged to collect coins in their Sunday School classes, Bible studies, or services, primarily as a way to encourage giving among our children.
Merv Stoltzfus has been in leadership in Atlantic Coast Conference for more than 30 years. In those three-plus decades, our whole society has experienced convulsive change, including the church. How did Merv not lose his way? How did he not get pulled off-base in the middle of many tensions? How did he sort out which were his personal references—and what was appropriate for the church, for the people?
Reflections on beginnings and endings defined much of this year’s ACC Annual Assembly, held at African Community Church of Lancaster (ACCL) on April 22. The delegate business of the morning…