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Andean women lead the way in creating healthy boundaries

12.17. 2018 Written By: Danielle Klotz 75 Times read

Photo: During a Healthy Boundaries role play, Adaia Bernal, center, plays a youth, sharing with a woman from the church, Carmen Woo, right, what has been happening and why she is upset. Ester Bornes, left, watches as a workshop participant. Photo by Linda Shelly. Women church leaders representing 10 Anabaptist conferences gathered Nov. 6-9 to learn about healthy […]

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North American Mennonites continue aid for Congo

12.17. 2018 Written By: Africa Inter-Mennonite Mission and Mennonite Mission Network staff 175 Times read

​Photo: Innoncente Ngandu, a widow, and her family fled from their home due to violence. They recovered health and strength after receiving assistance from the Inter-Mennonite Kasaï Relief Project. Photo by Joseph Nkongolo. Overt violence in the Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has diminished during the past year. According to Reuters, as many […]

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Hesston College Aviation establishes first industry partnership

12.10. 2018 Written By: Hesston College 274 Times read

Photo: Hesston College Aviation student Gracie Hochstetler of Leesburg, Indiana, goes through pre-flight checks on one of the college’s planes. Photo by Larry Bartel/Hesston College. In an effort to provide a variety of continuing education and career opportunities to students, Hesston (Kansas) College Aviation has established a partnership with SkyWest Airlines, a passenger airline company that […]

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AMBS board announces Presidential Search Committee

12.10. 2018 Written By: Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary 256 Times read

The board of directors of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS), Elkhart, Indiana, has appointed a search committee for the seminary’s next president. The Presidential Search Committee, chaired by AMBS board member Miriam Book of Lititz, Pennsylvania, will hold its first meeting Dec. 18 by video conference and its second meeting in person Jan. 9–10. The committee is charged […]

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Pa. congregation named national historic preservation grant recipient

12.10. 2018 Written By: Carrie Hagen and Sharon Williams 289 Times read

Photo: The Nueva Vida Norristown (Pennsylvania) New Life Mennonite Church building. Photo by Bob Raines. One hundred years ago, Franconia Mennonite Conference planted its first mission in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The Norristown Mission began with an awareness that the gospel of Jesus Christ is for all people. Today, Nueva Vida Norristown New Life Mennonite Church draws […]

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Mennonite pastor arrested resisting ICE arrest

12.3. 2018 Written By: Gordon Houser 9,290 Times read

Photo: Isaac Villegas is arrested. Still photo from video by Travis Long/The News & Observer. Isaac Villegas, pastor of Chapel Hill (North Carolina) Mennonite Fellowship, was arrested Nov. 23, along with 26 others, for obstructing immigration officers who were arresting Samuel Oliver-Bruno, who was to be deported from the United States. Oliver-Bruno’s son, Daniel Oliver […]

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Goshen community remembers life of professor found dead in Kenya

12.3. 2018 Written By: Goshen College and The Mennonite staff 2,542 Times read

Photo: Philip Thomas. Photo by Brian Schlabach/Goshen College. Goshen (Indiana) College alumnus and adjunct professor Philip Thomas, of Goshen, died on Nov. 29 of natural causes due to a heart attack in Nairobi, Kenya*. Thomas was a peace advocate who had traveled to more than 30 countries around the world in his work with heads […]

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