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EMU anatomy students memorialize ‘silent teachers’

12.23. 2019 Written By: Randi B. Hagi, Eastern Mennonite University 280 Times read

Photo: Undergraduate anatomy students lit and released paper lanterns as part of a memorial service for the four cadavers they dissected and studied this semester. Photo by Macson McGuigan. Paper lanterns rose into the night sky in early December behind the Suter Science Center at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The 16 students who […]

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Everence extends Safe Church Grant for 2020

12.23. 2019 Written By: Everence 125 Times read

Everence supports the healthy development of churches as they contribute to the spiritual and emotional health of their attendees, especially children, teens and other vulnerable individuals. The Safe Church Grant can be used to develop policies, train people or implement programs within church ministries. Since July 2018, Everence has given 96 grants, totaling $28,366. This […]

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The Mennonite, Mennonite Mission Network launch Spanish-language podcast

12.23. 2019 Written By: Laurie Oswald Robinson, Mennonite Mission Network 153 Times read

Photo: Sharing food and conversations combine in a Latin American merienda. A new Spanish podcast, Merienda Menonita, seeks to share more broadly conversations on matters of faith and life as close friends would around a table. Photo by Jon Carlson. For those who want to nibble sound bites for the soul while sipping evening tea […]

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Service program alumni encounter migrant, indigenous realities across Arizona

12.16. 2019 Written By: Laurie Oswald Robinson, Mennonite Mission Network 425 Times read

Photo: Mennonite Mission Network’s alumni service-learning tour group visited the Hopi Reservation and Peace Academic Center in Kykotsmovi, Arizona, during a Nov. 9-17 trip to Arizona. From left: Gloria Graber, Kay Neff, Dan Lapp, Shirley Lapp, Linda Van Loon, Lance Polingyouma, Jane Polingyouma, Abram Moyer, Judy Harder, Glenda Moyer, Michelle Schrag, Cheryl Lehmann, Keith Harder, […]

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MC USA Executive Board announces new staff

12.16. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 705 Times read

The Mennonite Church USA Executive Board (EB) staff has announced three new staff. Caleb Allen has joined the MC USA staff as communications production coordinator. He will also assist with convention planning. He is dividing his time between the MC USA offices in Newton, Kansas, and Elkhart, Indiana. Allen will graduate in January from Bethel […]

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Hesston College makes progress on sexual misconduct, safety recommendations

12.16. 2019 Written By: Hesston College 284 Times read

Two years after the Hesston (Kansas) College Task Force on Sexual Misconduct and Interpersonal Safety completed its review of the college’s procedures and systems around the topics, the college has made significant progress in the areas of recommended improvements. To date, 42 individual items have been identified and actioned from a list of six major […]

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EMU provides training to National Park Service

12.16. 2019 Written By: Lauren Jefferson and Randi B. Hagi for Eastern Mennonite University 241 Times read

Photo: An activity from a STAR training led by staff of Eastern Mennonite University. EMU file photo. The National Park Service is focusing on improvement of its workplace culture and climate and has called on assistance from restorative justice and conflict transformation professionals from the Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) program at Eastern […]

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