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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.19. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

Each week we find it hard to pare down the conversations at home, at church and online, so this week we add a bonus item. And we have more. Never Caught is the story of George and Martha Washington’s relentless pursuit of a runaway slave who made her escape by advantage of temporary living in […]

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October recipe: French cabbage soup

10.19. 2018 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds

Warm up in the cool weather with our recipe for French cabbage soup, Garbure Gasconne, our version of a delicious cabbage soup from the French region of Gascony. This soup employs steaming and simmering techniques to gently extract the delicate flavors from winter root vegetables. French cabbage soup is a warming vegetable soup with a […]

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Mennonite Heritage Sunday will offer lament for the Doctrine of Discovery

10.15. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

Worship materials created for Mennonite Heritage Sunday with the theme “Lament in response to the Doctrine of Discovery” are now available at mennoniteusa.org/heritage2018. Heritage Sunday takes place on the last Sunday of each October, Oct. 28 this year, to mark events and people with historical importance in the church, and has focused on a wide […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.12. 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. Senate Judiciary Hearings It’s been a rough couple of weeks for women. The press and many people in the United States are discussing whether or […]

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MC USA leaders speak out against sexual violence

10.8. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

by Mennonite Church USA staff In 2015, the Delegate Assembly of Mennonite Church USA passed the Churchwide Statement on Sexual Abuse. It says: “We lament that sexual abuse exists not only in our society but also within our own homes, congregations and institutions… “When people violate others sexually, the church is called to be a place […]

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December 2018 Call for Submissions: Good News, Great Joy

10.4. 2018 Posted By: The Mennonite

The Mennonite, Inc., invites your original submissions for our December 2018 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Good News, Great Joy. Description of the theme: An angel of the Lord stood before the shepherds, and they were terrified. “Do not be afraid,” the angel says in Luke 1. “I am bringing you good […]

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Peace Academic Center: A re-envisioned partnership

10.1. 2018 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

I snapped back into reality quickly as the motorcyclist sped by me. After eight and a half hours of driving round-trip through mostly secluded mesas, I must confess, my mind wandered a bit as I reentered the dense traffic of Phoenix, Arizona. Apparently I barely missed the biker as I changed lanes. He expressed his […]

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