Hively Happenings newsletter

May 2017

posted May 11, 2017, 7:04 AM by Mary Klassen

Celebrate with our 2017 graduates--four earning master's degrees. Read about one person's accomplishment in a literacy program coordinated by another Hively member. 

April 2017

posted Apr 6, 2017, 5:21 AM by Mary Klassen

Hively's youth continue to share international cuisine as they raise funds for their trip to the Mennonite Church youth convention in July. Danny Carroll, guest of Hively and Eighth Street Mennonite Church, retold biblical stories with an emphasis on migration, helping us frame our conversations about immigration in says consistent with Scripture. These and anticipation of our Holy Week services are in the April issue.

March 2017

posted Apr 6, 2017, 5:17 AM by Mary Klassen

Lent reflections from pastor Tim Stair, news about peace education in the public high schools, and information about Deb Byler's upcoming mission assignment in Guatemala are the features in the March newsletter.

February 2017

posted Feb 20, 2017, 8:09 AM by Mary Klassen

The February issue of Hively Happenings reports on lots of activities--both recent and coming up in the next few weeks. You also can read our interim pastor Tim Stair's reflections, "How do I need darkness?"

January 2017

posted Feb 6, 2017, 5:41 AM by Mary Klassen

We begin the new year with a focus on our theme verse from Isaiah 43: Look! I am about to do a new thing. Do you not see it?

December 2016

posted Feb 6, 2017, 5:38 AM by Mary Klassen


November 2016

posted Feb 6, 2017, 5:36 AM by Mary Klassen


October 2016

posted Oct 6, 2016, 8:13 AM by Mary Klassen

Two members reflect on experiences of peace-making in very different contexts. Also included is a report on an evening of prayer and discussion about our sister-church relationship with the Mennonite congregation in Sahagun, Colombia.

September 2016

posted Oct 6, 2016, 8:11 AM by Mary Klassen

See what's happening this fall at Hively, including our fall retreat at Camp Friedenswald and the beginning of a new year at the preschool.

Hively Happenings August 2016

posted Aug 11, 2016, 6:13 AM by Mary Klassen

The August issue begins with encouragement from our pastor, Charles Geiser, to look for God in the distractions we encounter.

Also included are reports on summer activities and previews of the congregational retreat (Sept 11) and the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale (Sept 23-24).

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