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GAMEO to maintain emphasis on the global church

5.28. 2019 Written By: Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online 131 Times read

Reaffirming a clear commitment to a focus on groups outside of Europe and North America, the GAMEO (Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online) management board concluded its annual meeting held May 6-7 in Goshen, Indiana. “We are pleased that GAMEO now includes more than 16,500 articles and receives 1,300 visitors each day,” said John D. Roth, […]

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In Benin, people are still rooted in the land

5.28. 2019 Written By: ​Lynda Hollinger-Janzen for Mennonite Mission Network 118 Times read

Photo: Felipe Preciado, an international worker of Mennonite Mission Network, cares for the animals and agricultural projects at La Casa Grande in Benin. Photo by James Krabill. Benin is an agricultural economy with more than half its population still working the land. Even in urban areas, people know the geography of their ancestral roots. They […]

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Two Mennonite schools launch joint research journal

5.28. 2019 Written By: Melanie Zuercher for Bethel College and Canadian Mennonite University 247 Times read

Photo: Bethel College senior Alec Loganbill, left, and 2018 graduate Leah Friesen listen to their counterparts at Canadian Mennonite University talk about their experience publishing in a peer-reviewed undergraduate research journal. Photo by Taylor Brown/Bethel College. With the help of the internet, students, faculty and administrators from two Mennonite colleges in two different countries met […]

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MWC replaces proposal on controversial issues

5.28. 2019 Written By: Mennonite World Conference and The Mennonite staff 1,477 read

Photo: Costa Rican Mennonite leaders share joys and challenges with the MWC Executive Committee. Photo: J. Nelson Kraybill. The Mennonite World Conference Executive Committee met April 8–12 in Heredia, Costa Rica, and withdrew the proposal “MWC Policy for Dealing with Controversial Issues,” which was presented to the General Council in Kenya last year. The proposal, […]

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Hesston College announces vice president appointments

5.27. 2019 Written By: Hesston College 161 Times read

Photo: New administrative appointments at Hesston College include, from left, Deb Roth, Lisa George and Rachel Swartzendruber Miller. Photo by Larry Bartel/Hesston College. President Joseph A. Manickam has announced the appointments of three vice presidents in Hesston (Kansas) College’s administrative structure. Stepping into the role of chief financial officer and vice president of finance is […]

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MC USA announces staff transitions

5.20. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 717 Times read

Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) will be experiencing several staff transitions in the coming weeks and months. Jennifer Castro has accepted a position at the Martinez Street Women’s Center in San Antonio, Texas, as director of programs. She has served with MC USA as the coordinator of Women in Leadership (WIL) and communications associate since […]

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Sent conference emboldens church planters’ calling

5.20. 2019 Written By: Laurie Oswald Robinson for Mennonite Mission Network 208 Times read

Photo: Sent conference participants pray for one another. Photo by Travis Duerksen/Mennonite Mission Network. When Gisselle Guity and several other women sensed a call to plant a church among marginalized women in West Palm Beach, Florida, in 2014, they quickly moved forward – and then stalled. They had tenderness of heart for abused women in […]

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