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Everence converts lighting at corporate headquarters

10.21. 2019 Written By: Everence 110 Times read

Everence® Financial has completed an extensive energy efficient LED lighting retrofit initiative at its corporate headquarters, 1110 North Main Street in Goshen, Indiana. The new LED fixtures replace traditional high-intensity discharge and fluorescent lights and will reduce the office’s lighting electricity usage by a projected 59% per year, resulting in significant cost savings and reduction […]

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Details emerge from AMBS presidential search

10.21. 2019 Written By: Sheldon C. Good 1,549 read

Photo: A view from the AMBS campus in Elkhart, Indiana. Photo provided by AMBS. Following the appointment of the next president of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS), details are emerging regarding what led the search committee to enter an “extended discernment” period and, in turn, what the search committee learned during that time. The AMBS […]

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CLC hears update on membership guidelines, reports from conferences and constituency groups

10.21. 2019 Written By: Gordon Houser 1,035 read

Photo: Trinity Mennonite Church hosted the CLC meetings Oct. 17-18. Photo by Gordon Houser. Participants in the Constituency Leaders Council (CLC) of Mennonite Church USA heard plans for moving forward on addressing the denomination’s membership guidelines Oct. 17-18 at Trinity Mennonite Church in Glendale, Arizona. At the CLC meeting in Hesston, Kansas, earlier this year, […]

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MCC begins 73rd season of meat canning

10.14. 2019 Written By: Linda Espenshade, Mennonite Central Committee 280 Times read

Photo: MCC mobile cannery crew members are (from left) Gabriel Eisenbeis, Kendall Weaver and Tristan Pries. Not pictured: Nathan Stoltzfus. MCC photo/Brenda Burkholder Mennonite Central Committee began its 73rd year of canning meat for people in crisis around the world on Oct. 7. Volunteers have been participating in this project for almost three-quarters of the […]

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Congregations in Southeast Conference decide affiliation

10.14. 2019 Written By: Sheldon C. Good 1,895 read

Photo: Southeast Mennonite Conference delegates gathered Oct. 4-5 in Sarasota. Photo by Lee Miller. After several years of discernment on church affiliation, 13 of 15 congregations in Southeast Mennonite Conference, previously part of Mennonite Church USA, have voted to join LMC, formerly known as Lancaster Mennonite Conference. In addition, at least one congregation expressed an […]

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Anabaptist groups send joint letter to National Commission on Military, National and Public Service

10.7. 2019 Written By: The Mennonite staff and Church of the Brethren Newsline 1,175 read

Photo: A Civilian Public Service worker serves patients at New Jersey State Hospital in Marlboro, circa 1945. Mennonite Central Committee photo via civilianpublicservice.org. Thirteen Anabaptist church groups have sent a joint letter to an independent U.S. federal agency making a strong statement of conscientious objection to war and military service, expressing gratitude for religious freedom […]

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Mission Network celebrates 30 years of Service Adventure

9.30. 2019 Written By: Travis Duerksen, Mennonite Mission Network 330 Times read

Photo: The 1989-1990 Philippi, West Virginia, Service Adventure unit. Back row, from left: Barb Schlabach, Diane Bowman, Richard Mishler and Linda and Richard Huber Mininger (unit leaders). Front row, from left: Cathy Oswald and Donna Leonard. Photo provided by Mennonite Mission Network. In the last few days of August, Service Adventure units once again welcomed […]

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