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Everence and The Mennonite launch Smart Living, Simple Money podcast

4.23. 2018 Written By: Everence and The Mennonite, Inc. 31 Times read

Everence®, the financial stewardship agency of Mennonite Church USA, and The Mennonite Inc., which provides Anabaptist content and is a publication of Mennonite Church USA, have partnered to launch a new podcast titled Smart Living, Simple Money. Listen here: Hosted by Trisha Handrich, the Smart Living, Simple Money podcast is produced by and for young […]

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MC USA announces staff transitions

4.19. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 528 Times read

Mennonite Church USA’s Executive Board staff announces staff transitions, which include some shifts in the staffing structure. Iris de León-Hartshorn of Portland, Oregon, is transitioning into the new role of associate executive director for operations effective May 1. She has served the denomination in various roles since 1996, most recently as director of transformative peacemaking. In […]

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Mennonite Church USA celebrates Ervin Stutzman’s tenure as executive director at farewell celebration

4.18. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 170 Times read

Photo: Bonnie Stutzman, left, and Ervin Stutzman, center, receive prayers at Ervin’s retirement program. –Alex Woodring. Members of Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) Executive Board organized a retirement program and reception to recognize and thank Ervin Stutzman for his service to the denomination on April 13, at the joint meetings of the Executive Board and […]

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Honduran woman fleeing violence takes sanctuary at Chapel Hill Church

4.17. 2018 Written By: Gordon Houser 685 Times read

Photo: Isaac Villegas, right, pastor of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship, and Xaris A. Martinez, left, pray with Rosa del Carmen Ortez-CruzStef, center. –Stef Bernal-Martinez This past weekend, Rosa del Carmen Ortez-Cruz of Greensboro, North Carolina, took sanctuary at the Church of Reconciliation in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, also the meeting site of Chapel Hill Mennonite […]

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Bethel speaker says movement for justice needs ‘accomplices, not allies’

4.17. 2018 Written By: Melanie Zuercher 633 Times read

Photo: Jalane Schmidt speaks in a class at Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas. –Bethel College Jalane Schmidt came into the world, almost literally, in the transition from “civil rights” to “black power.” Schmidt, now associate professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, was on campus April 16-17 at Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, […]

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Panel calls for ‘cultural shift’ to prevent abuse

4.16. 2018 Written By: Sheldon C. Good, The Mennonite, and Paul Schrag, Mennonite World Review 502 Times read

Photo: Alicia Manning, left, of the African American Mennonite Association, and Grace Pam of the African Belizean Caribbean Mennonite Mission Association sign a memory book for Ervin Stutzman, who is retiring as executive director of Mennonite Church USA, as Femi Fatunmbi of the ABCMMA looks on. –Alex Woodring/MC USA After two years of work, the Mennonite Church […]

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The Mennonite, Mennonite World Review explore merger

4.16. 2018 Written By: A joint release of The Mennonite, Inc., and Mennonite World Review, Inc. 1,154 read

The nonprofit organizations that publish the two leading U.S. Mennonite periodicals, and manage robust digital platforms, are exploring a merger to strengthen Anabaptist journalism in a fast-changing media environment. The proposal calls for merging The Mennonite, Inc., and Mennonite World Review, Inc., to create an independent media organization that explores “the intersection of faith, life and […]

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