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The death and deferment of migrant dreams

3.30. 2020 Written By: Laurie Oswald Robinson, Mennonite Mission Network 132 Times read

Photo: Alvaro Enciso, a Colombian artist living in Tucson, Arizona, gives a presentation to Mennonite Mission Network’s alumni and friends service-learning tour in November. Photo by Laurie Oswald Robinson. Alvaro Enciso, a Colombian artist, of Tucson, Arizona, has entered a red “river” of suffering in the Sonoran Desert. That’s where he places wooden crosses to […]

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Mennonite World Conference adds three regional representatives

3.23. 2020 Written By: Mennonite World Conference 191 Times read

Photo: Mennonite World Conference regional representatives, from left, Jeremiah Choi, Jumanne Magiri Mafwiri and Freddy Iban Barrón Tapia. Photo provided by MWC. A composer, health manager and auto mechanic—all church leaders—have joined the Mennonite World Conference team. Regional representatives are part-time volunteers who develop relationships with MWC member churches, associate members and potential members. They represent […]

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Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Everence announces initiatives aimed at providing financial support

3.23. 2020 Written By: Madalyn Metzger, Everence 710 Times read

As part of its mission to help people, churches, businesses and organizations integrate their faith and values into their financial decisions, Everence is offering assistance and relief options to help members and customers impacted by the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. “As people of faith, we are called to live together in community, in service to each […]

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Anabaptist World seeks executive director

3.23. 2020 Written By: A joint release of The Mennonite Inc. and Mennonite World Review Inc. 384 Times read

A search has begun for an executive director to lead Anabaptist World Inc., the independent journalistic ministry being formed by The Mennonite Inc. and Mennonite World Review Inc., presenting a unique opportunity for an individual to shape a new era of Anabaptist journalism. The successful candidate will serve as chief executive officer of the nonprofit […]

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Glen Guyton reflects on first two years as MC USA executive director

3.16. 2020 Written By: Kayla Berkey, Mennonite Church USA 304 Times read

Photo: Members of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board and staff pray for Glen Guyton during his installation service Aug. 18, 2018, at College Mennonite Church in Goshen, Indiana. Photo by Rex Hooley. “God calls us to strange places in strange ways,” Glen Guyton said in a sermon at Pasadena (California) Mennonite Church on Jacob’s calling […]

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Chad refugee camps need more clean water

3.16. 2020 Written By: Jason Dueck, Mennonite Central Committee 56 Times read

Photo: In the refugee camp Kobiteye, in southern Chad, refugee Aïchatou Hamidou (center) leads the WASH team, a group of women who maintain the latrines and pumps constructed in the camp by MCC partner Secours Catholique et Développement (SECADEV; Catholic Relief Services). MCC photo/Colin Vandenberg With a series of quick, practiced strokes, Aïchatou Hamidou clears […]

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Coronavirus forces widespread cancelations, adjustments

3.16. 2020 Written By: John Longhurst, Tim Huber and Sheldon C. Good 956 Times read

Photo: A sign at James Street Mennonite Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on March 15 announces the cancellation of worship services. Photo by Dale D. Gehman UPDATED 9:15 A.M. MARCH 17 With the COVID-19 outbreak disrupting day-to-day life for millions across the United States, countless congregations canceled in-person worship services March 15 and provided livestreaming or […]

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