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Goshen sophomore wins big on Price is Right

9.25. 2017 Written By: Goshen College 271 Times read

Photo: Goshen College sophomore Londyn Feasel with Price is Right host, Drew Carey. Photo courtesy of FreMantleMedia North America.  Goshen (Indiana) College sophomore Londyn Feasel, a sophomore elementary education/special education major from Plainsfield, Indiana, appeared on “The Price is Right” Friday, Sept. 22. During pre-season soccer games in California right before classes began, Feasel, a starting […]

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Mennonite higher education enrollments rally for fall 2017

9.25. 2017 Written By: Rachel McMaster 173 Times read

Photo: Members of the Bluffton (Ohio) University women’s soccer team participate in a photo booth during Party on the Lawn, part of the University’s Welcome Week festivities. Bluffton University photo.  Total enrollment increases for half of the Mennonite higher education institutions, and larger incoming first-year classes and improved retention rates for the other half, show positive […]

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Interfaith Peace Camp builds bridges, builds peace

9.25. 2017 Written By: Christopher Clymer Kurtz, Eastern Mennonite University 57 Times read

Photo: On the first day of the 2017 Interfaith Peace Camp at Eastern Mennonite University, Frances Flannery of the Beth El Congregation and other representatives of the three Abrahamic religions explain their shared genealogy and use blue yarn to trace the branching out of the faiths from Abraham, ultimately forming a peace sign. (Photo by Andrew […]

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MCC walks with undocumented couple targeted for deportation at hospital

9.21. 2017 Written By: Linda Espenshade, Mennonite Central Committee 513 Times read

Photo: In seeking emergency health care for their infant son, Isaac, Irma Francisca Quinones Alamillo and Oscar Enrique Sanchez Islas face deportation. MCC Photo/John Burnett.  Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is working with National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) to support a mother and father who face deportation after U.S. Border Patrol agents initiated removal proceedings at a Texas hospital […]

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Resonate committee one year into work

9.21. 2017 Written By: MennoMedia 201 Times read

Members of the Mennonite Worship and Song Committee are now one year into their work toward a new hymnal. At a recent meeting at Camp Friedenswald in Cassopolis, Michigan, the committee processed more than 220 songs and reflected on the past year of learning and working together. “In the last year we established productive committee […]

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Albuquerque Mennonite calls Erica Lea, first openly LGBTQ solo pastor in MC USA

9.21. 2017 Written By: Hannah Heinzekehr, The Mennonite 1,252 read

Erica Lea is the first openly LGBTQ individual to be called as a solo pastor in Mennonite Church USA. On Sept. 10, Albuquerque (New Mexico) Mennonite Church (AMC), a member congregation of Mountain States Mennonite Conference (MSMC), voted with 96 percent affirmation to call Lea as its pastor. Lea will become the fourth openly LGBTQ […]

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Theologian Miroslav Volf speaks at Believers’ Church conference

9.18. 2017 Written By: Katie Hurst, for The Mennonite 340 Times read

Photo: Miroslav Volf speaks. Photo by Richard Aguirre.  Offering a presentation titled, “Humility and Joy: What We Can Still Learn From Martin Luther,” Miroslav Volf was spoke at the Believers’ Church Conference on Sept. 15. The talk also doubled as part of the Yoder Public Affairs Lecture Series at Goshen (Indiana) College. Both the conference […]

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