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2019 ‘Lent At Home’ guide available for download

2.4. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 218 Times read

Get ready for a holy feast. The Lent At Home resource, based on the theme “Blessed Hunger…Holy Feast,” is available now with materials for exploring God’s abundance and the season’s themes. The materials begin with Shrove Tuesday on March 5 and continue through Easter Sunday on April 21. “The At Home series brings the observance of Lent […]

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MennoCon19 registration opens Feb. 6

2.4. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 275 Times read

The 2019 Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) convention, referred to as MennoCon19, will be held July 2-6 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Registration to attend opens on Feb. 6. “MennoCon19 has something for everyone,” says Scott Hartman, MC USA director of event planning. “We’ve also made some changes and incorporated […]

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A new sense of hopefulness in Ohio Mennonite Conference

1.28. 2019 Written By: Kayla Berkey 591 Times read

Ohio Mennonite Conference pastors gathered for their third in-person meeting at Toledo Mennonite Church in February 2017 during the Year of Covenant. Photo provided by Ohio Conference. In late 2016, Ohio Mennonite Conference regional pastor Cliff Brubaker decided to hit the road. His plan was to visit every congregation in the conference, most of which […]

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Parents who faced deportation granted permanent residency

1.28. 2019 Written By: Tina Schrag for Mennonite Central Committee 1,025 read

Oscar Enrique Sanchez and Irma Francisca Quiñones of Brownsville, Texas, were granted permanent residency in the United States in November 2018. MCC photo/Ana Alicia Hinojosa. A mother and father who faced deportation after U.S. Border Patrol agents initiated removal proceedings at a Texas hospital have received good news. In May 2017, Irma Francisca Quiñones and […]

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New EMU student lounge, The Royal Treatment barbershop and salon, set to open on MLK Day

1.21. 2019 Written By: Lauren Jefferson for Eastern Mennonite University 1,009 read

Senior Mark Loving III works on a temple fade for associate cross country and track and field coach Erick Camodeca during a special preview evening in The Royal Treatment, Eastern Mennonite University’s new student lounge. The grand opening of the room, which includes amenities of a barbershop and salon, is Jan. 21, during the university’s […]

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Joy of the Lord under fire in Ukraine

1.21. 2019 Written By: Mary Raber, Mennonite Mission Network 220 Times read

A wayside crucifix in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains testifies to God’s presence in the midst of suffering. Photo by Mary Raber. Explosions shook the ground for hours as a fire raged through a munitions depot in Ukraine. Church members with cars rushed to ferry people out of the neighborhoods closest to the blaze. Repeated blasts shattered […]

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Anabaptist wings help fledgling churches in Thailand take flight

1.21. 2019 Written By: Travis Duerksen for Mennonite Mission Network 297 Times read

Rev. Ponchai Banchasawan sits with the Mennonite Mission Network Learning Tour group outside the Hmong District 20 offices. Photo by Silavit Trakantrakul. On the outskirts of Chiang Mai, Thailand, down a narrow dirt road, a plot of land sits enclosed by a weathered concrete wall. Leafy banana trees arch over the wall, framing the mountains […]

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