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Seven questions with…Alysa Short

1.19. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 116 Times read

Name: Alysa Short Home congregation: Central Mennonite, Archbold, Ohio Occupation: Coordinator of Volunteers for Ohio Conference 1. What is your earliest memory of church? I remember church from little on up. I probably remember Sunday school most as a little kid. We always opened up with singing time and I always enjoyed that part. We […]

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Another ‘kairos’ moment for the church: Addressing sexual abuse

1.12. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 275 Times read

Gordon Houser is the editor of The Mennonite magazine. Hannah Heinzekehr is the Executive Director of The Mennonite, Inc. This editorial appeared in the October issue of The Mennonite. From Gordon It seems that issues arise in the Mennonite church at times that feel like “kairos” moments, moments of opportunity for change and for focus by the broader […]

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Self-care as part of the vocational call

1.10. 2017 Posted By: Ben Wideman 103 Times read

Ben Wideman is the Campus Pastor for 3rd Way Collective, a ministry of University Mennonite Church at Penn State. He blogs regularly for The Mennonite online.  A friend recently turned to me and said, “You seem to be mired right now”. The look on my face probably betrayed that I already inherently knew that to be true. […]

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Seven questions with…Samuel Voth Schrag

1.10. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 186 Times read

Name: Samuel Voth Schrag Occupation: Pastor at St. Louis Mennonite Fellowship and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. Did you have a favorite Bible story as a child? If so, why was that story your favorite? My first real memory of Bible reading was at Camp Mennoscah in Kansas. At camp, they […]

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January recipe: Roasted Vegetable Fattoush Salad

1.8. 2017 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds 113 Times read

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 new blog: www.haitimcc.org. Crunchy zatar seasoned pita chips, sweet caramelized onions, roasted tomatoes, and crisp, lemon laced vegetables; this Roasted Vegetable Fattoush Salad is a perfect light & flavorful dinner for these […]

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Seven questions with…Michelle Dula

1.6. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 715 Times read

Name: Michelle Dula Occupation: Pastor at Blossom Hill Mennonite Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board Photo: Michelle leads the congregation in a child dedication for baby James, with mother Lisa Cameron in the background. Photo provided.  1. What is your earliest memory of church? I grew up attending […]

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I love myself — a story of revolution

1.6. 2017 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA 257 Times read

Jenny Castro is communications associate and coordinator of the Women in Leadership Project for Mennonite Church USA. This article originally appeared in the fall issue of Mennonite Women USA’s Timbrel magazine and on Mennonite Church USA’s Menno Snapshots blog. When my spouse Jake and I decided to marry back in 2001, we knew we weren’t […]

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