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Faith leaders’ response to family separation

6.18. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA staff

Separating families is wrong. Selectively using Scripture to justify tearing families apart is dangerous and immoral. In such a time as this, Christians need to discern and be diligent to test what is being said and how Scripture is used or misused to advance political agendas. We as Christ followers need to stay alert and […]

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MCC U.S. boosts its immigration work with churches

6.15. 2018 Written By: Linda Espenshade 62 Times read

Photo: Saulo Padilla, MCC U.S. immigration education coordinator (center), discusses a case study with Immigration Legal Training participants Elizabeth Castillo (left), Jane Curschmann and Alina Kilpatrick. MCC photo/Brenda Burkholder As the U.S. government increases immigration enforcement, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. has been expanding its legal training, resources and educational opportunities for immigrants and for their […]

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Seminary student joins Franconia Mennonite Conference and The Mennonite, Inc.

6.14. 2018 Written By: A joint release of Franconia Mennonite Conference and The Mennonite, Inc. 261 Times read

Photo: Jerrell Williams of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo provided by Jerrell Williams. Franconia Mennonite Conference of Mennonite Church USA and The Mennonite, Inc., have jointly appointed Jerrell Williams as staff for this summer. Based in Philadelphia, Williams will work part time for Franconia Mennonite Conference as associate for leadership cultivation and part time for The Mennonite, […]

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Mennonites in Venezuela share faith through food and shampoo

6.6. 2018 Written By: Dani Klotz, Mennonite Mission Network 122 Times read

Photo: ​Roselyn Rodriguez and Arli Rojas wash Silmarys Rodriguez’s hair at Community of Peace Mennonite Church in Isla Margarita, Venezuela. In foreground, Jazmin Tormes waits her turn. Photo by Linda Shelly. In the midst of constant inflation and economic uncertainty, Venezuelan Mennonites minister creatively in and through their churches, sharing food and supporting their communities. Iglesia Evangélica Menonita […]

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MC USA invites churchwide engagement with Journey Forward study guide

6.4. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 320 Times read

Mennonite Church USA releases the Journey Forward study guide, “Pathways,” to invite churchwide engagement in the two-year Journey Forward process. The “Pathways” study guide, available online, invites congregations and groups across MC USA to engage in studying Scripture, singing, praying, storytelling, exploring Anabaptist history and values, and discussing how they see God working in their […]

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Dismantling patriarchy: Hard work, but not impossible

6.4. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 879 Times read

Photo: Leaders and participants who attended the training on dismantling patriarchy and undoing sexism May 22-24 in Akron, Pennsylvania. Photo provided. “Welcome to the first ever training on dismantling patriarchy and undoing sexism designed for congregations, conferences, leaders and staff across Mennonite Church USA,” said Jenny Castro, coordinator for the office of Women in Leadership for MC USA. […]

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Title for new Mennonite hymnal announced

6.4. 2018 Written By: MennoMedia 1,377 read

The new worship and song collection for Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada will be called Voices Together. “In early February more than 900 people responded to a title and cover survey we released via our MennoMedia Facebook page,” said Amy Gingerich, executive director and publisher at MennoMedia. “Of the four title choices offered, Voices Together was […]

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