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Delegation offers solidarity in Hong Kong

1.21. 2020 Written By: Elina Ciptadi, Mennonite World Conference 191 Times read

Photo: Delegation members left notes of encouragement in Hong Kong. Photo provided by Mennonite World Conference. A joint delegation from Mennonite World Conference’s Peace Commission and Deacons Commission from Dec. 1 to 8 visited three Mennonite churches in Hong Kong, other denominations and educational institutions to offer solidarity and to respond to the request for […]

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MC USA, MCC leaders sign letter to Congress expressing grief, urging negotiations with Iran

1.13. 2020 Written By: The Mennonite staff 303 Times read

Glen Guyton, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, and J Ron Byler, executive director of Mennonite Central Committee U.S., joined other faith letters in signing a letter to Congress expressing grief over “the current rise in violence and tension between the U.S. and Iran,” and urging Congress “to not delay in asserting your war powers […]

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Toba Qom people now hear Bible in their language

1.13. 2020 Written By: Laurie Oswald Robinson, Mennonite Mission Network 78 Times read

Photo: Pastor Mario Alegre (left) from the rural town of Miraflores, Argentina, receives a solar-powered mp3 Proclaimer from Pastor Horacio Paz. With the Proclaimer, Toba Qom people can listen to the whole New Testament in their own language. Photo by José Oyanguren. When the full Bible in the Toba Qom Indigenous language became available in […]

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Hesston College to launch ministry program for developing church leaders

1.13. 2020 Written By: Hesston College 398 Times read

Photo: Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, director of Hesston College’s Center for Anabaptist Leadership and Learning, leads an online conferencing session. Photo provided by Hesston College. A new ministry program geared toward pastors and other adult learners who desire more training as church leaders will launch at Hesston (Kansas) College in August. The Center for Anabaptist Leadership and […]

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MC USA oral history project to amplify young voices

1.6. 2020 Written By: Kayla Berkey, Mennonite Church USA 218 Times read

Photo: Jason Kauffman, director of the MC USA Archives, conducts an interview with David Nickel for the oral history project at MennoCon19. Photo by Kenneth Krehbiel. The Mennonite Church USA Archives has launched an oral history project to collect interviews of young people within MC USA. The project’s inspiration came from the 100th anniversary of […]

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Stanley Green reflects on half-century of ministry

1.6. 2020 Written By: ​Laurie Oswald Robinson, Mennonite Mission Network 280 Times read

Photo: Stanley Green, right, speaks at Assemblée Evangélique Le Rocher (Evangelical Church of the Rock), an African immigrant church on May 23, 2004, in Paris. The pastor of the church, Emmanuel Botolo, is on the left. Translating is Neal Blough of the Paris Mennonite Center. Photo provided by Mennonite Mission Network. As he prepares for retirement in […]

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MCC launches 100-year anniversary celebration with comforter-making event

1.6. 2020 Written By: Linda Espenshade, Mennonite Central Committee 888 Times read

Photo: Aleksandr Dmitriyenko holds MCC comforters he received in Zhytomyr, Ukraine, during a distribution to people displaced by violence in the eastern part of the country. MCC photo/Colin Vandenberg Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) will kick off its 100-year anniversary celebration in 2020 by bringing together volunteers in the United States, Canada and Europe to make […]

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