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Seven questions with…Heidi Regier Kreider

6.27. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Heidi Regier Kreider Role: Conference Minister, Western District Conference Home congregation: Attending Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, Kansas; Member (and former pastor) at Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton, Kansas 1. What is your earliest memory of church? One of my earliest memories of church is in the Mennonite congregation at Nyanga, a village and mission […]

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Seven questions with…Steve Kriss

6.19. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Over the next few weeks, we will be featuring seven question interviews with individuals who have transitioned into conference minister roles.  Name: Steve Kriss Role: Executive Conference Minister, Franconia Conference of Mennonite Church USA Start date: January 2017 Home congregation: Philadelphia Praise Center 1. If someone asks you what it means to be a Mennonite, […]

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Eight questions with…Yvonne Diaz

5.29. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Yvonne Diaz Hometown: Terlingua, Texas Home congregation: Iglesia Menonita Comunindad de Vida, San Antonio Member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. What is your earliest memory of church? My parents were members of Iglesia del Calvario (Calvary Mennonite Church) in Mathis, Texas. The first few years of my life that’s where I […]

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Seven (or eight) questions with Alison Brookins and Ted Swartz

5.15. 2017 Posted By: Hannah Heinzekehr

Names: Alison Brookins and Ted Swartz Roles: Collaborators on the new play, Discovery: A Comic Lament Interview conducted by Hannah Heinzekehr.  1. Alison, you’re a seminary student and Ted, you’re a veteran actor and playwright. How did the two of you meet?  Alison: I tell the story this way. I saw a show of Ted’s […]

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Eight questions with…Earl Kellogg

3.30. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Earl Kellogg Congregation: First Mennonite Church of Champaign-Urbana and Shalom Mennonite Church in Tucson, Arizona Occupation: Professor Emeritus and Former Associate Vice President at University of Illinois, higher education consultant and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. What is your earliest memory of church? I was literally born on a farm. […]

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Seven questions with…Jim Caskey

2.13. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Jim Caskey Congregation: College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana Occupation: Vice President for Advancement at Goshen College and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. Do you remember having a favorite Bible story as a kid and why did you like that particular story? I would have to say it was either the […]

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Seven questions with…Nisha Subaiya Springer

2.6. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Nisha Subaiya Springer Home congregation: Peace Mennonite Church, Dallas, Texas Occupation: Administrative Assistant at Plano East High School and Mennonite Church USA Executive Board member 1. What is your earliest memory of church? My earliest memory of church is a woman named Mrs. Samuel. My family moved to a small town in the south […]

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