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By Wil LaVeist Fort Myers, Fla. (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Education Agency)—Being a minority has its privileges, for a change. This was the feeling among many young adults from Mennonite colleges and universities who attended Hope for the Future IV, Jan. 23-24, ...
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St. Paul, Minn.—Luther Seminary is pleased to announce that Rev. Iris de León-Hartshorn, director of transformative peacemaking for Mennonite Church USA, has been named the recipient of the seminary’s “Race, Church and Change Award” for 2015. The award will be presented to de ...
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Sixteen-session series is designed to bring growth in faith from an Anabaptist perspective By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Ind./WINNIPEG, Man.—(Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Church Canada)—For 20 years, Palmer Becker nurtured dreams of an Anabaptist discipleship resource for small ...
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(Mennonite Church USA)—The Corinthian Plan (TCP) has hired James Miller of Sarasota, Fla., as area representative for eight Mennonite Church USA area conferences on the East Coast, effective Feb. 1, 2015. The Corinthian Plan is a Mennonite Church USA-sponsored health coverage and benefits ...
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Michelle Armster, the interim executive director of Mennonite Central Committee Central States, prays over Sue Park-Hur, who preached the closing sermon on Sunday at Hope for the Future. (Photo by Andrew Bodden)
[Español] By Wil LaVeist Fort Myers, Fla. (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Education Agency)—Obviously, a leader who has power could abuse it at work, school or church. What’s less obvious is that any person can have the power to affect change, yet not realize it. ...
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By Ardell Stauffer (Mennonite Church USA)—Sometimes one day can change your life. Youth from Walnut Hill Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind., chose to participate in a one-day learning trip to the U.S.-Mexico border while attending Mennonite Church USA’s biennial convention in Phoenix in July ...
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(Mennonite Church USA)—What are the basic facts about U.S. immigration? Who are the people involved? What does the Bible have to say to Christians about immigration? What role might Anabaptists fill within this age-old challenge? Mennonite Church USA’s Bible study on immigration unpacks ...
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[Español] KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Mennonite Church USA)—Seated in a circle around three continuously burning candles signaling their “longing for light,” Mennonite Church USA Executive Board (EB) members met Jan. 29–31 in Kansas City, Mo., focusing on preparing the agenda for this summer’s ...
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ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—Participants in the annual meeting of youth workers from across Mennonite Church USA—Youth Ministry Council (YMC) 2015—will wrestle with racism and how to approach the topic with youth today. “Connecting Our Stories: Imagining Our Future,” is the ...
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Circle of Protection/Mennonite Church USA)– As President Obama prepares to present his plan for his final two years in office in the annual State of the Union address next week, a group of Christian leaders is already looking ahead to what the next president may do to ...
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