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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 244 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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Mennonite Creation Care Network to offer new grants

12.9. 2019 Written By: Mennonite Creation Care Network 439 Times read

Photo: Randall, Ellen and son Connor Stoesz met with Jennifer Schrock of Mennonite Creation Care Network at the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale. Randall is one of four children of Edgar Stoesz, and an administrator of the Stoesz Family Fund. Photo by Jennifer Schrock. Mennonite Creation Care Network (MCCN) has a new benefit to share called […]

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Bethel College avoids probation, accreditation ‘on notice’

12.9. 2019 Written By: Bethel College 543 Times read

Photo: The Bethel College campus. Photo by Taylor Brown/Bethel College Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas, avoided probation in November when it learned its accrediting body chose instead to put the college “on notice” due to concerns about its financial health and assessment practices. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) made a ruling of “Accreditation-On Notice” […]

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MennoMedia sells ThirdWay.com

12.2. 2019 Written By: MennoMedia 312 Times read

As of Nov. 18, the content available at ThirdWay.com has transitioned back to ThirdWayCafe.com. The ThirdWay.com domain has been sold to an office furniture company. Over the next year, much of the content from Third Way Café will be incorporated into Mennonite Church USA platforms as a part of a new strategy to promote closer […]

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Radio station reaches Indigenous listeners in the Chaco

12.2. 2019 Written By: Laurie Oswald Robinson, Mennonite Mission Network 157 Times read

Photo: David Díaz operates the console at the Toba Qom radio station located at Centro Educativo Saỹaten (Qom Knowledge Educational Center) in Castelli, Argentina. From left, Juan Marcial, Francisco Marcial and Javier Femenías present one of many radio programs. Photo by José Oyanguren. Even cold, rainy days cannot stop 73-year-old Vicente Pérez from putting on […]

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