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The Gathering Place re-launching with faith formation webinars

2.18. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 1 read

The Gathering Place, a virtual space where Anabaptist faith formation leaders can gather, learn, share and grow, is getting a new start with new resources and several upcoming webinars for Mennonite Church USA faith formation leaders. The Gathering Place was created in 2015 by Rachel Gerber, former denominational minister for faith formation (2014-2017), who used […]

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MCC supports mental health care for the poorest in Haiti

2.18. 2019 Written By: Paul Shetler Fast for Mennonite Central Committee 64 Times read

“Close your eyes and imagine you are walking to your garden,” says Saint-Hilaire Olissaint, a community mental health worker. His calm, soothing voice carries over the din of the nearby street market and the curious chatter of the children watching nearby. “You open the gate and see the plantain leaves glistening with dew. The trees […]

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Hymnal visual art chosen

2.18. 2019 Written By: MennoMedia 3 Times read

Photo: Alive, pen and ink, Anne H. Berry, 2018; created for the theme death and resurrection of Jesus. The Mennonite Worship and Song Committee has chosen visual art for the Voices Together hymnal. The 12 visual art pieces selected will appear in the forthcoming hymnal—including the pew, worship leader, digital app and projection editions. These […]

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Hesston College Aviation approved for bachelor’s degree program 

2.11. 2019 Written By: Hesston College 121 Times read

Hesston College Aviation professor Amy Birdsell leads Aviation Safety class. The aviation program received approval to offer a four-year bachelor’s degree program, which will begin in August 2019. Photo by Larry Bartel, Hesston College. Hesston (Kansas) College has been granted approval by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the college’s accrediting agency, for a bachelor’s degree […]

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Alternative education center honors indigenous knowledge

2.11. 2019 Written By: Dani Klotz for Mennonite Mission Network 163 Times read

​Children and their families celebrate Argentina’s National Children’s Day at the Centro Educativo Saỹaten (Qom Knowledge Educational Center) in Castelli, Chaco. The additional writing on the side of the building says in the Qom language, “Knowledge empowers,” and cites the Bible verses of Acts 4:12. Photo by Gabriela Fontan.  Bilingual education for indigenous youth in northern Argentina has been key […]

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EMM board of directors appoints Gerry Keener as eighth president

2.4. 2019 Written By: Eastern Mennonite Missions 447 Times read

The board of directors of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) has announced the appointment of Gerald “Gerry” H. Keener as president of the organization. Keener has served EMM as the executive vice president and chief operating officer since 2010. He will serve as EMM’s eighth president, effective immediately. Board chair Brian Martin states: “Gerry brings a […]

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Migrant solidarity in the Honduran church

2.4. 2019 Written By: Mennonite World Conference 238 Times read

María Socorro Pineda (middle) and her children Evelin Briggith Lopez Pineda (17) and Herson Alfredo Pineda (13) left with a migrant caravan in October but were forced by illness to come back home to Honduras. Photo: Mennonite Central Committee/Jill Steinmetz Migration is shifting populations around the globe. Motives are diverse, from meeting basic needs to fleeing […]

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