Previous issues

June: Community in the face of COVID-19

5.27. 2020 Written By: The Mennonite staff

9 Congregational snapshots: Assembly Mennonite Church (Goshen, Indiana) 10 Facing COVID-19 in a Native community: Some do not have the privilege of certainty-by Erica Littlewolf 12 Why we are still here: Navigating community, care and presence during a pandemic-by Danilo Sanchez and Sherri Brokopp Binder 15 Loving our neighbors cannot be suspended: Bridge of Hope […]

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May: The presence of beauty

4.27. 2020 Written By: The Mennonite staff

9 Congregational snapshots: Mountain View Mennonite Church (Kalispell, Montana) 10 Beauty that saves the world: Three places to encounter beauty-by Sara Wenger Shenk 14 Vernal pools of Appalachia: Aesthetic wonders in nature-by Steven David Johnson 17 Beauty in the potentials: Reflections of a multipotential-ite-by Olivia Copsey 20 Unexpected courage: Artists’ thoughts on beauty-by Brooke and […]

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April: Resilient hope

3.30. 2020 Written By: The Mennonite staff

9 Congregational snapshots: Deep Run Mennonite Church West, Perkasie, Pennsylvania 10 There will be times: A letter to my 10-year-old daughter-by Timothy H. Heatwole Shenk 14 Whispers of hope: Finding resilience in the face of loss and sorrow-by Melody M. Pannell 17 Street dogs and heirloom seeds: Persistent hope in Guatemala-by Joetta Handrich Schlabach 20 […]

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March: The mystery and power of prayer

3.2. 2020 Written By: The Mennonite staff

9 Congregational snapshots: Iglesia Evangélica Menonita Shalom, Tampa, Florida 10 Prayer changes everything: Prayer as an act of love-by Marlene Kropf 14 Why pray? Prayer aligns us with God’s presence-by Shannon W. Dycus 17 Wake up and pay attention: Reflections on prayer-by Keaton Shenk 20 Finding silence: A long road of practicing silent prayer-by Ryan […]

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February: The dignity of bodies

2.1. 2020 Written By: The Mennonite staff

9 Congregational snapshots: Morgantown (West Virginia) Church of the Brethren 10 Navigating grief in our bodies: Dealing with an ‘unspeakable loss’-by Cindy and Herm Weaver 14 Life as a fat Mennonite: Overcoming the shame of obesity-by Jon Stanton 17 The bodies of black folk: The constant stress of not being considered ‘normal’-by Kevin Ressler 20 […]

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January: Education: Restorative justice

1.2. 2020 Written By: The Mennonite staff

9 Congregational snapshots: Nations Worship Center, Philadelphia 10 Restorative justice: Disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline in America’s schools-by Sheryl Wilson 14 It’s all about connections: Restorative justice builds trust and community-by Ted Lewis 17 Punishment & accountability-Notes from a prison abolitionist-by Kris Henderson 20 Planting seeds and developing roots: Restorative justice in Mennonite schools-by Paul J. […]

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December: The unexpected

12.3. 2019 Written By: The Mennonite staff

9 Congregational snapshots: Fort Collins (Colorado) Mennonite Fellowship 10 The unexpected in writing poems: Love and loss at the writing desk-by Jean Janzen 12 A bend in the road: Shifts in the life require making turns-by Laurie Oswald Robinson 16 There is more that is true than what I can see: Moving deeper into mystery-by […]

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