Blog posts

Will we be damned?

2.15. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Kevin Ressler is executive director at Meals on Wheels of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and co-founder of the Lancaster Action Now Coalition. He attends Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster. I have a Meals on Wheels volunteer, Murphey, who always greets us by saying, “Happy breathing.” Influenced by Buddhist thought, he is always reminding us to appreciate every […]

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February recipe: Carrot coconut soup

2.15. 2018 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds

The Hungry Hounds is the food blog of Paul and Rebecca Shetler Fast, country representatives for Mennonite Central Committee in Haiti. Learn more about MCC Haiti at their blog, www.haitimcc.org. Carrot Coconut Soup is made in under 30 minutes and uses a genius recipe from James Peterson. We love Peterson’s cookbooks so much that we originally named our rescue […]

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Lent 2018: Ashes to ashes

2.14. 2018 Posted By: Sheldon Good

Ruth Harder is pastor of Rainbow Mennonite Church in Kansas City, Kansas. She is a graduate of Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas, and Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. This post originally appeared on the Menno Snapshots blog, where the full version is available. “What are you grilling on this snowy day?” asked […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.9. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Joanne Gallardo is pastor of faith formation at Berkey Avenue Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana. 1. Lent The Lenten season is fast approaching. In fact, Feb. 14, of all days, is Ash Wednesday. The imposition of ashes is how many traditions choose to mark this occasion. By having the ashes smudged in the sign of the […]

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Grow your family’s faith with worship ‘At Home’

2.7. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

One of the best ways to pass faith on to your children is to worship together with them at home. 1 This is why www.AnabaptistFaithFormation.org brings you the free Advent and Lent At Home family devotionals: to give you the tools you need to have the family faith conversations that grow faith in children and […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.2. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

This week’s post comes from Jennie Wintermote. Jennie is a native Kansan, an interim pastor, grad student, and director of the Western District Conference Resource Library. She loves reading, scrapbooking, and trying to figure out what it means to live out her faith every day. She also tries to remember to blog at prairieroseramblings.weebly.com. I’ve been thinking […]

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Five things worth paying attention to this week

1.28. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Ben Tapper has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Manchester University, a master’s degree in Public Affairs from Indiana University and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from Christian Theological Seminary. He serves as the faith formation coordinator for First Mennonite Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is actively involved in community engagement.  Here […]

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