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Title for new Mennonite hymnal announced

6.4. 2018 Written By: MennoMedia 1,448 read

The new worship and song collection for Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada will be called Voices Together. “In early February more than 900 people responded to a title and cover survey we released via our MennoMedia Facebook page,” said Amy Gingerich, executive director and publisher at MennoMedia. “Of the four title choices offered, Voices Together was […]

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Women Doing Theology 2018 call for papers, speakers announced

5.28. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA 412 Times read

The planning committee for the third Women Doing Theology conference (WDT18) organized by Mennonite Church USA’s office of Women in Leadership announces a call for papers and workshops. “We’re looking for both hour-long, hands-on workshops and 20-minute paper presentations,” said Jenny Castro, coordinator of the office of Women in Leadership. “In past years, this conference […]

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Children bridge differences to learn together in Israel

5.28. 2018 Written By: Rachel Bergen 186 Times read

Photo: A grade three class at Hagar Association, a school in Be’er Sheba, Israel, made signs for International Tolerance Day to promote ethnic and religious tolerance in the region. Photo courtesy of Hagar Association. Walk into Hagar Association, a school in Be’er Sheba, Israel, and it looks like almost any other school. But if you listen […]

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A call to stand with Dreamers

5.24. 2018 Written By: Illinois Mennonite Conference 534 Times read

Editor’s note: Illinois Mennonite Conference sent this letter to all of their conference’s congregations. A Call to Stand with Dreamers…and our congregations who minister with them On September 5, 2017, President Trump rescinded the immigration policy entitled Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The primary aim of the program was to bring relief to several […]

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Goshen College alums arrested at demonstration

5.21. 2018 Written By: Sheldon C. Good 2,338 Times read

Photo: Bambi Alridge sings the song “Somebody’s hurting my people” at the Poor People’s Campaign demonstration May 14 in Indianapolis. Photo by Thomas Frank. Police arrested more than a dozen people, including two recent Goshen (Indiana) College alums, on May 14 in Indianapolis who were participating in that city’s protest connected to the Poor People’s Campaign, […]

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Hopi school administrator sentenced

5.21. 2018 Written By: Tim Huber, Mennonite World Review 594 Times read

Photo: Hopi Mission School superintendent Thane Epefanio, right, principal Rebecca Yoder, parent volunteers and sixth graders on a class trip to Las Vegas in 2012. —Hopi Mission School Newsletter The former superintendent of Hopi Mission School in Kykots­movi, Ariz., was sentenced May 8 to two years in prison for embezzling money from the school. Epefanio pleaded […]

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SENT 2018: Peace churches for the 21st century

5.21. 2018 Written By: Jason Boone 144 Times read

Photo: Karla Minter, left, Hilda Zapata Palacios, Sally Schreiner Youngquist and William Fitzgerald in conversation during the Sent 2018 church planters conference in Chicago.​ Photo by David Fast. There’s a movement building in Mennonite Church USA. It’s diverse, multicultural and energized to take the church to new places. Nearly 100 leaders from across Mennonite Church […]

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