Ministry Summer Service interns begin ministry placements

The 2019 Ministry Summer Service group
The 2019 Ministry Summer Service group

The Ministry Summer Service (MSS) participants for this summer have completed orientation and 4 interns have begun serving for 10 weeks in ministry placements. MSS orientation began May 31 at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. Mentors arrived June 3, and orientation ended on June 5.

Interns, their ministry placements, and mentors:

Connor Ladd from Columbia City (Ind.) Church of the Brethren is serving with mentor Ben Lattimer at Stone Church of the Brethren in Huntingdon, Pa.

Nolan McBride from Union Center Church of the Brethren in Napanee, Ind., is serving as this summer’s Youth Peace Advocate. His mentor is Ben Bear.

Andrew Rodriguez Santos from Harrisburg (Pa.) First Church of the Brethren is serving with mentor Dennis Beckner at Columbia City (Ind.) Church of the Brethren.

Briel Slocum from Harrisburg (Pa.) First Church of the Brethren is serving with mentor Irvin Heishman at West Charleston Church of the Brethren in Tipp City, Ohio.

— Becky Ullom Naugle and Dana Cassell contributed to this report.