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EMU announces new academic structure, deans

8.23. 2019 Written By: Lauren Jefferson for Eastern Mennonite University 3 Times read

Photo: From left, Tara Kishbaugh, David Brubaker and Sue Cockley. Photo by Macson McGuigan. Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia, has named long-time campus leaders to three new academic dean positions effective July 1. David Brubaker, Sue Cockley and Tara Kishbaugh now each lead one of three schools as part of EMU’s new academic […]

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Peace Academic Center begins pre-K, kindergarten classes

8.23. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 3 Times read

Photo: Peace Academic Center. Photo provided by Peace Academic Center/Mennonite Church USA. Peace Academic Center, formerly Hopi Mission School, began classes for pre-K and kindergarten students on Aug. 12. The school in Kykotsmovi, Arizona, is offering two classes, aiming initially to serve about 20 students and build its capacity and attendance from there. “We’ve been […]

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Accreditation probation recommended for Bethel College

8.23. 2019 Written By: Tim Huber for Mennonite World Review 4 Times read

Photo: Students at Bethel College. Photo provided by Bethel College. Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas, is redoubling efforts to reduce expenses and increase enrollment and donations after its accrediting body expressed concerns about the college’s financial position. A Higher Learning Commission (HLC) review team recommended placing Bethel on probation after visiting in May for […]

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Church planting network launching Aug. 29

8.19. 2019 Written By: Zachary Headings for Mennonite Mission Network 126 Times read

The Sent Network, containing resources designed to help church planters carry out their mission, will launch on Aug. 29. Three phases — explore, equip and send — are designed to help participants examine different aspects of themselves and their mission. Joe Sawatzky of Mennonite Mission Network has worked closely with church plants and church planters […]

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Six congregations leave Southeast Conference

8.19. 2019 Written By: Sheldon C. Good 2,641 Times read

Photo: People from Iglesia Evangelica Menonita Shalom at College Hill Mennonite Church in Tampa, Florida. Photo provided by Marco Güete. In an effort to be part of Mennonite Church USA, six congregations in Florida have decided to leave Southeast Mennonite Conference and intend to join Franconia Mennonite Conference. A church plant that was in the […]

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Webinar series scheduled on Anabaptism and U.S. politics

8.19. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 341 Times read

Photo: Scott Peterson. Photo provided by MC USA. Mennonite Church USA announces “Putting People on the Ballot: Anabaptism and American Politics,” a three-part webinar series to explore one perspective on how Anabaptist theology can create a different paradigm for engaging government without falling into the traps of fallen systems or partisan politics. The webinar is […]

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Everence awarding 42 college scholarships

8.12. 2019 Written By: Everence 479 Times read

Everence® is honoring 42 students with scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year. More than 220 students from across the country applied for scholarships—a benefit of being an Everence member—for the coming school year. The number of applications topped last year’s total by more than 60. Everence also increased the amounts of the scholarships this year. […]

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