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Eight questions with…Yvonne Diaz

5.29. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 98 Times read

Name: Yvonne Diaz Hometown: Terlingua, Texas Home congregation: Iglesia Menonita Comunindad de Vida, San Antonio Member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. What is your earliest memory of church? My parents were members of Iglesia del Calvario (Calvary Mennonite Church) in Mathis, Texas. The first few years of my life that’s where I […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

5.18. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 191 Times read

David and Leann Augsburger are two semi-retired people who co-lead a home base church (Peace Mennonite Church, Claremont, California) and volunteer to welcome, care, and connect people in the San Gabriel valley.  May, the time when we may experience spring, when we may pick fresh flowers, may kneel and pray as we pull weeds, may enjoy […]

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A place I found healing

5.18. 2017 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA 265 Times read

Jennifer Delanty is a member of Seattle Mennonite Church and mother of four young adults, all in their 20s. She enjoys writing, cats, traveling, African-American history and counting the many blessings of her three-generation household. This post originally ran on the Menno Snapshots blog of Mennonite Church USA.  Yea, though I walk through the valley of the […]

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Love is a Verb: Virtual Bible study series with Michele Hershberger

5.18. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 428 Times read

The Mennonite, Inc. is teaming up with Michele Hershberger, a Bible professor at Hesston (Kansas) College, to offer a series of four virtual Bible studies for Junior and Senior High youth groups. Whether your group is headed to the Mennonite Church USA convention in Orlando this summer or not, they’ll be sure to benefit from Michele’s […]

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Seven (or eight) questions with Alison Brookins and Ted Swartz

5.15. 2017 Posted By: Hannah Heinzekehr 811 Times read

Names: Alison Brookins and Ted Swartz Roles: Collaborators on the new play, Discovery: A Comic Lament Interview conducted by Hannah Heinzekehr.  1. Alison, you’re a seminary student and Ted, you’re a veteran actor and playwright. How did the two of you meet?  Alison: I tell the story this way. I saw a show of Ted’s […]

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Remembering Alan Kreider: Three reflections

5.15. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite 1,208 read

Alan Kreider was Professor Emeritus of Church History and Mission at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. He passed away on May 8, 2017. You can read a full account of his life and work here. Below you will find three reflections on Alan from three co-workers and co-sojourners. The reflections appear in alphabetical order […]

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May recipe: Roasted strawberry rhubarb oven jam

5.11. 2017 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds 256 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. Every year, in the hot months of summer, my Oma would make oven jam. My Opa would buy her bushels of fresh apricots and plums […]

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