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June 2019 Call for Submissions: Congregational peace witness

4.8. 2019 Posted By: The Mennonite

The Mennonite, Inc., invites your original submissions for our June 2019 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Congregational peace witness. Description of the theme: Psalm 34:14 says, “Seek peace [shalom] and pursue it.” Jesus says, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God” (Matthew 5:9). The Renewed Commitments […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

4.5. 2019 Posted By: Jennie Wintermote

Lately I’ve been thinking about how we show love to children, whether they’re our our adopted children, our biological children, our foster children, our grandchildren, our nieces and nephews, or our children in our church families. Here are a few of the resources and ways I’d like to focus on: Read with a child. There […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.21. 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. Demoting, ousting, severing, canceling. Mennonite World Review has set all of us connected with Fresno (California) Pacific University into concerned conversations. The article by Tim Huber […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

8.3. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Here are five things worth paying attention to this month. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. There have been plenty of things written about the world cup, but the interaction between Trevor Noah and the French Ambassador is worth paying attention to.  While MCUSA continues to grapple […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

7.20. 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. This week we are having recurrent conversations about things that do not leave the mind: Hero or villain? The coach of the Thai soccer team that […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

7.13. 2018 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

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. Joy This summer, my congregation is doing a series on “joy.” While there are a good number of Scripture verses on joy, church can sometimes […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

6.8. 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. Other ways of worship In my congregation, summer is a time where worship service attendance tends to be down. People are on vacation or spending […]

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