Blog posts

The movement of God through simultaneous interpretation

6.23. 2015 Posted By: wearemenno

Alma Ovalle Perez is a wife, and a mother of three wonderful teenagers. She is the daughter of Gilberto and Elizabeth Perez. Alma is a high school Spanish teacher, simultaneous interpreter and writer. She sits on the board of Mennonite Women USA representing Iglesia Menonita Hispana and is on the executive committee for Southeast Mennonite […]

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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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Mothering and moving on

5.9. 2015 Posted By: wearemenno

Alyssa Rodriguez attends First Mennonite Church in Iowa City, Iowa and works as a Family Support Worker for marginalized populations while also learning the ins-and-outs of motherhood with her beloved daughter, Zulema. This first appeared as a #wearemenno blog on the Mennonite Church USA website.  As I reflect on celebrating my first Mother’s Day as […]

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Learning to love Evana in anger, grief and hope

4.27. 2015 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

On April 13, the Evana Network officially announced its new name and its first staff person, John Troyer, here in The Mennonite. For those who haven’t been following things, the Evana Network may simply be a network of churches inside and outside Mennonite Church USA that is not a denomination, according to Mennonite World Review, […]

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Wife Swap reality show targets Mennonites

1.11. 2009 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 01/11/09 at 11:57 PM This past week, the producers of the Television show “Wife Swap” sent out an email soliciting a Mennonite family to participate in their show. The email, with the subject line “Seeking Strong Families with Strong Morals” says “we are hoping to reach a Mennonite family that would […]

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In support of the women of Colombia

1.27. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 01/27/08 at 10:14 PM This evening our team has completed a week of hosting an international Christian Peacemaker Team delegation here in Barrancaberemeja. The delegation met with youth groups, women’s groups, human rights organizations and labor unions during their time in the Barranca. Out of what the delegation heard during […]

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