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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

6.15. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. Sheepdogs or Pitbulls? The Los Angeles Times recently featured a front-page article on a conference at Mariners Church supported by the California Rifle and Pistol Association. […]

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Grains of resistance

5.31. 2018 Posted By: Elwood Yoder

Police arrested nine protesters on April 5 at the Cargill poultry plant in Dayton, Virginia. The protesters chose the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination to attempt to take a petition with hundreds of signatures to Cargill management. The protesters, referred to as the Cargill Nine, had an agreement to deliver the petition […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

5.25. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. The arts are a good reflection of our societal dialogue, and movies can bring this dialogue to life in unique ways. A new film directed […]

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Renewing our commitment to peace

5.21. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

It is difficult to find the words as I turn on the news and see reports of our 22nd school shooting this year. This most recent school shooting moved me because it took place one hour outside of my hometown of Houston, Texas. Violence against anyone is a terrible thing, but especially troubling when our children […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

5.18. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. Anglophilia and the royal wedding. “Who will be up at 4 a.m. to attend the wedding on TV?” someone asked at our home base fellowship. […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

4.27. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. Policies aren’t just ideas. They effect families across the United States, and Donald Trump’s immigration policies are tearing apart families like this one: 2. Few […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

4.20. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

David and Leann Augsburger are two semi-retired people who co-lead a home base church (Peace Mennonite Church, Claremont, California) and volunteer to welcome, care and connect people in the San Gabriel valley. Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come […]

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