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People are dying out here

6.21. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

The son of man will be handed over to be crucified. –Matthew 26:2 Artist Alvaro Enciso builds beautiful crosses from empty tin cans he finds on the migrant trail in the desert on the Mexico-Arizona border. Enciso tells me he had no idea people were dying out here in the Sonora desert, but the deaths […]

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A Mennonite attorney weighs in on family separation along the U.S. border

6.20. 2018 Posted By: Sheldon C. Good

In a two-part interview, Sheldon C. Good, executive director of The Mennonite, Inc., talks with Lisa Koop, associate director of legal services at Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center. Koop directs NIJC’s asylum project, handles federal litigation and provides representation and supervision in deportation defense matters, and heads NIJC’s office in Goshen, Indiana. She attends Assembly Mennonite […]

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¡Bienvenidos a Meno Acontecer de junio, 2018!

6.7. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Suscríbase gratis en: menoacontecer@themennonite.org Encuentre los números anteriores en: https://themennonite.org/spanish/menoacontecerarchivos/ Para leer más historias de Meno Acontecer, visite https://themennonite.org/the-latest/spanishes/ Versión para imprimir: Meno Acontecer PDF La Conferencia Menonita de Illinois Reacciona Ante Medidas del Gobierno Contra Miles de Inmigrantes, Jóvenes Soñadores. El padre de una familia con niños en una iglesia menonitas hispana fue deportado a su país de origen. […]

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Editorial: Our (Im)Migration stories

1.30. 2017 Posted By: Hannah Heinzekehr

Hannah Heinzekehr is Executive Director of The Mennonite, Inc.  Men, women and children flee famine and starvation in the Ukraine and resettle in parts of Canada and the United States. Local people and organizations help the families find food, churches and land to farm. Five siblings, all under the age of 18, flee El Salvador […]

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Seven questions with…Saulo Padilla

3.24. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

In an effort to highlight the many Anabaptists engaged in important work and ministry across the country and around the world, we’re starting a new series. Most Thursdays, we’ll publish a seven question interview with a different Anabaptist talking about their life, work, spiritual journey, etc. You can view past interviews here. Name: Saulo Padilla […]

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A paper airplane

8.4. 2015 Posted By: wearemenno

Jonathan Beachy of San Antonio, Texas, has spent a lifetime caring for and being enriched by persons society often rejects. Those persons have included special needs students in Texas, and prison inmates and indigenous persons in South America. As a volunteer with Interfaith Welcome Coalition he has seen the face of Jesus over and over […]

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I was in prison and you came to visit me

6.5. 2015 Posted By: wearemenno

Photo: Tina says, “I was able to pay Yojana’s bond last fall in September 2014 (her family and I did fundraising together), and I was able to pick up Yojana the day of her release so she could spend a couple of nights at our house before she traveled to her family in Houston. I […]

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