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The Mennonite, Inc., invites your original submissions for our June 2020 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Community in the face of COVID-19.
Description of the theme:
Jesus called his disciples to love one another (John 13:35), and he reiterated the biblical command to love our neighbors as ourselves (Matthew 22:39; Mark 12:31). A community of Jesus followers formed to live out virtues of compassion, mercy, grace, generosity, peace, justice and joy. Now we all face a pandemic during which we are simultaneously practicing social distancing and newly realizing how interconnected we all are as COVID-19 causes suffering across the world, no matter who you are. In a time of isolation, how can we be community together?
Submissions may consider one of the following prompts/questions, among others:
Submissions are due to Editor@TheMennonite.org no later than May 1.
We welcome articles—personal stories, biblical or theological reflections, stories about your congregation, and more (800-1,200 words)—as well as original photography, videos and artwork on the theme. Please note we are committed to anti-oppression reviews as part of our editorial process. When developing your submission, please review our updated anti-oppression guidelines as well as our updated editorial guidelines.
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