Interfaith connections have blossomed between Bachir and Salma Soueidan and two Mennonite congregations, Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville, Pennsylvania, and Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pennsylvania. These relationships have also inspired the two congregations to get involved with refugee resettlement.

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Two Pennsylvania congregations build interfaith relationships, aid refugee resettlement
Written By: Hannah Heinzekehr
Interfaith connections have blossomed between Bachir and Salma Soueidan and two Mennonite congregations, Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville, Pennsylvania, and Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pennsylvania. These relationships have also inspired the two congregations to...
 
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Interfaith connections have blossomed between Bachir and Salma Soueidan and two Mennonite congregations, Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville, Pennsylvania, and Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pennsylvania. These relationships have also inspired the two congregations to...
 
01.30.2017 | Written By: Hannah Heinzekehr

Editorial: Our (Im)migration stories


But the call to welcome and care for those who are vulnerable, including the immigrant and the refugee, is not actually a partisan call. It is foundational to the Christian faith, a faith that is centered on the story of Jesus and that follows the story of the migration and movement of the Jewish people.

 
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01.18.2017 | Written By: Londen Wheeler

Leading into the common good: What gives me hope in a chaotic world?


Love allows me to care for my biological family, as well as my non-biological brothers and sisters. Love allows me to see a chaotic world as peaceful, because I know God has the whole wide world in his hands and others like me also believe love will conquer hate.

 
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01.26.2017 | Written By: Jessica Schrock Ringenberg

Learning how to speak


Lately I find myself unable to speak, not because I have nothing to say, but because I am perplexed by our culture’s inability to listen, let alone hear. I am perplexed by the Church’s inability to listen, let alone hear. And so rather than going hoarse, I lay at awake at night and try to imagine a different way of speaking to each other or maybe more importantly, a different way of instilling the value of listening.

 
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01.20.2017 | Written By: Various authors

Faith and Inauguration Day: Some Mennonite Perspectives


We invited people from across the church to reflect on Inauguration Day, what they are praying for and how their faith impacts how they engaged or didn't engage inauguration day and the days that follow.

 
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01.26.2017 | Written By: The Mennonoite

Seven (or eight) questions with...Larry Hauder


Larry Hauder is experimenting with retirement, involved in consulting work, landlord for a number of rental properties and still preaching once or twice a month. He is also a member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board. Here he answers seven questions about faith, work and life.

 
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