Jane Sprague (nee Sara Jane Smith) died peacefully on July 3, 2023 at the home of her daughter Janet in Raleigh, NC. She was born in New Kensington, PA on October 25, 1926 to Lillian McDonough Smith and Robert Wylie Smith. She is survived by her six children Joseph Sprague (Gretchen) Denver, CO, Janet Fields […]
Raleigh Mennonite continues to grow in its understanding of the bountiful love that God has for all of creation, in all of its diversity, as embodied in the example and teachings of Jesus Christ. During the 2022-23 year we have endeavored to deepen our understanding of our role as a mostly white congregation, with the […]
As part of our summer of creation, we’re encouraging everyone at Raleigh Mennonite to pick up one (or more!) new practice(s) to try for the summer. You might want to try one practice for a few weeks to try it out. Or you might try one practice for a month at a time. Whatever you […]
As part of our year-long grant to study anti-racist worship practices, RMC hosted a panel on the intersections and fractures in Mennonite Church USA. We had more than 160 folks join us on Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. for an online discussion of the ways race and sexuality are utilized for division and the […]
On June 16-17, leaders and volunteers connected with Southeast Raleigh Table, Raleigh Mennonite, and St. Ambrose Episcopal are teaming up to offer a Friday evening/Saturday “Peace Camp” focused on anti-racism for elementary-aged children. Modeled after we-are’s proven curriculum for their summertime camps, Peace Camp’s vision is “to build a healthier and more racially just tomorrow, […]
You don’t go down into the waters of Jordan without stirring up a great deal of mud… if being baptized is being led to where Jesus is, then being baptized is being led towards the chaos and the neediness of a humanity that has forgotten its own destiny” – Rowan Williams
This Sunday was unique for RMC, just as it was for many others throughout the world during the pandemic we’re living through. But our worship service brought us together in ways we could not have otherwise been together. Each Sunday since holding our services via Zoom we’ve had the opportunity to be joined together with […]
During renovations to the building at 1116 N. Blount St., we are meeting for Sunday School and Worship at Fletcher Academy’s campus at 400 Cedarview Ct., north of Millbrook between Six Forks and Falls of the Neuse. Here are a few images from our first Sunday there, Feb. 2, 2020.
Sunday, January 26, marked our last day worshiping at 1116 N. Blount St. for at least six months. Here are a few photos from the last service and the move out process that took place afterward. We will be meeting for worship at Fletcher Academy at 300 Cedarview Ct. while the building is being renovated. […]
We shared a wonderful meal with our Muslim and Jewish neighbors and drew insights from the rich table practices of these traditions.
This was the official kick-off retreat for our year’s study of table fellowship and communion practices at RMC. We looked at some ways God called God’s people to table fellowship and reflected on the ways we’ve experienced table fellowship and communion in the past and the present.
Welcome to Raleigh Mennonite Church’s Peace Camp! On Saturday, June 15, we will host kids from 4 years old through 5th grade for an all-day workshop on peace-building from 9 am – 3 pm at 1116 N. Blount St. We are bringing in experts from around the Triangle area to lead us in singing, […]
Update: Thanks to all those who came out for the service and afternoon event. You can listen to Mike Martin’s message. More photos and videos will be added soon. RAWTools takes guns and melds them into garden tools. They’ll be joining us from Colorado on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 for this event focused on bringing […]
Starting June 4 we’ll start our summer schedule: no Sunday school and worship at 10 am. On the first Sunday of the summer months–June 4, July 2 and August 6–we’ll be at Pullen Park, at shelter #3, for a potluck brunch and hymn sing-a-long. This is a great time to invite friends and family to […]