The Trail Youth Group sang several songs during the Friday evening worship service.
Doug Amstutz, former MCC representative in Ethiopia, gave a sermon titled, "From the Eunuch to the Unique: Ethiopian Christianity."
The Great Lakes regional associates led a breakfast for congregational representatives on Saturday morning. Marlin Yoder (right) and Jorge Vielman (left) shared updates and resources.
Lorene Coblentz helps put knots in a comforter for MCC during one of the breaks.
Eight workshops were offered during two sessions on Saturday. Presentations and discussions centered on a variety of topics including relief sales, anti-racism and Foods Resource Bank.
Johanna Sutter, dedicated material resources volunteer, shared stories about the profound impact of receiving supplies from MCC when she was a child growing up in Germany.
Participants enjoyed good meals provided by Berlin Mennonite and other local congregations.
Singing together was an important part of the worship services.
Eight of the Great Lakes IVEPers from around the world joined together singing on Saturday afternoon.
Participants brought gifts of hygiene kits to offer during the Saturday afternoon worship service.
Ron Byler, MCC US Executive Director, shared stories from MCC about breaking down the dividing walls during the concluding worship service.
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