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Three congregations seek to join Central District Conference

5.22. 2017 Written By: Hannah Heinzekehr 1,897 read

Photo: Isaac Villegas, pastor of Chapel Hill (N.C.) Mennonite Fellowship and Megan Ramer, pastor of Seattle Mennonite Church, serve communion together at a June 5 worship service celebrating Villegas’s 10 years of ministry. As theological diversity abounds across Mennonite Church USA, congregations are making moves to affiliate with area conferences whose polity and practices more […]

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50th anniversary West Coast relief sale marked by firsts

5.18. 2017 Written By: Rachel Bergen, Mennonite Central Committee 73 Times read

Photo: The quilt auction at the West Coast Mennonite Relief Sale and Auction featured a special 50th anniversary quilt, which was sold for a record-setting $7,500.  MCC photo/Thomas Adlard.  Thousands of people gathered on the Fresno Pacific University campus in Fresno, California, April 7 and 8 to mark the 50th anniversary of the West Coast Mennonite […]

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Goshen College grads encouraged to be transformational leaders

5.18. 2017 Written By: Goshen College 50 Times read

Photo: Goshen (Indiana) College graduate Asia Green (Indianapolis, Indiana) receives her diploma from President Jim Brenneman. (Photo by Brian Yoder Schlabach) Members of the Goshen (Indiana) College Class of 2017 received undergraduate and graduate degrees after being encouraged by speaker Dr. Luis Fraga, co-director of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, to be transformational leaders […]

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Grants supports accessibility efforts at MC USA convention

5.18. 2017 Written By: ADNet 36 Times read

The Schowalter Foundation of Newton, Kansas, and Everence of Goshen, Indiana, have each awarded grants to Anabaptist Disabilities Network to support the work of coordinating increased accessibility services for persons with disabilities attending the Mennonite Church USA Convention in Orlando in July. Kathleen Nofziger Yeakey, Executive Director of Anabaptist Disabilities Network, is additionally pleased to […]

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Conrad Grebel names new President

5.18. 2017 Written By: Conrad Grebel University 160 Times read

Photo: Marcus Shantz will be the eighth president of Conrad Grebel University College. Photo provided.  Marcus Shantz will serve as Conrad Grebel University College’s eighth president, taking office October 1, 2017. The Board of Governors, in making this announcement, cited Shantz’s outstanding leadership skills, his significant contributions to local business and arts organizations, his engagement […]

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CMU celebrates the class of 2017

5.18. 2017 Written By: Canadian Mennonite University 13 Times read

Photo: Canadian Mennonite University’s class of 2017. Photo provided.  Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, Manitoba, recognized the accomplishments of the class of 2017 during graduation weekend, held April 21-23, a time filled with reflection, laughter, and tears. The weekend culminated with CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls conferring 70 undergraduate degrees, seven graduate degrees, one undergraduate certificate, […]

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Lancaster Mennonite students involved in bus crash

5.17. 2017 Written By: The Mennonite Staff 536 Times read

Photo: Lancaster Mennonite School, Lancaster campus. LMS photo.  A school bus transporting 14 Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Mennonite School students to the school’s Lancaster and Locust Grove campuses was involved in a four-vehicle crash in East Lampeter Township, Pennsylvania, on the morning of May 17. All 14 students and one driver were transported to Lancaster General Hospital. […]

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