Freeman student wins MCC U.S. peace essay contest
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by Tim Huber
1d ago
Stefany Cortes, a senior at Freeman Academy in South Dakota, won the top prize for her essay on immigration in the annual Mennonite Central Committee U.S. National Peace & Justice Ministries public policy essay contest. The post Freeman student wins MCC U.S. peace essay contest appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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O ancient doors!
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by Tim Huber
1d ago
My love of the Bible goes back many years. At about age 7 I connected with the adventures of the children of Israel as my dad and I mapped their wilderness travels. The post O ancient doors! appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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Anabaptist World call for submissions: Interfaith relationships
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by AW Staff
2d ago
Religious distrust creates divisions that peaceful relationships can breach. Tell about an interfaith encounter that has deepened your understanding and respect for others. The post Anabaptist World call for submissions: Interfaith relationships appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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Amid surge of campus protests, chaplains find reason for hope in their students
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by Eileen Kinch
2d ago
Ask a college chaplain, and you’ll hear a story behind the pro-Palestinian protests on American college campuses that is more complicated, and in some ways less dire, than what you’re seeing on television or in your news app. Media accounts of the pro-Palestinian protests and counterprotests have focused on unwelcome encampments, fights between rival groups and arrests […] The post Amid surge of campus protests, chaplains find reason for hope in their students appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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USMB appoints new national director
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by Tim Huber
5d ago
Aaron Box, a Mennonite Brethren pastor from Eugene, Ore., has been appointed national director of the U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, effective July 1. The post USMB appoints new national director appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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Panelists tell of their choices for peace
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by Tim Huber
6d ago
Five young peacemakers shared why they chose peace over military service April 22 at an Eastern Mennonite School event highlighting the relevance of conscientious objection today. The post Panelists tell of their choices for peace appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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MCC school kits connect students in U.S., Chad
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by Tim Huber
1w ago
Lancaster Mennonite School students participated in acts of service during “World Changer Week” March 11-15, connecting with the local community and fellow students in Chad by way of Mennonite Central Committee. The post MCC school kits connect students in U.S., Chad appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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A countercultural gospel
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by Eileen Kinch
1w ago
The world today remains full of warfare. Military invasion and illegal occupation, civil wars between armed factions and the Western powers ignoring or fueling an escalating human toll. We Anabaptists, members of the historic peace churches, bear a unique responsibility to proclaim our message of peace and proclaim justice ever more loudly than before. Having […] The post A countercultural gospel appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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EMMC withdraws from MCC Canada
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by Tim Huber
1w ago
A decision by Mennonite Central Committee Canada to longer require all staff to be celibate outside of heterosexual marriage has prompted the Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference to withdraw as an official supporting member of that organization. The post EMMC withdraws from MCC Canada appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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Gospel of all creatures
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by Eileen Kinch
1w ago
Some years ago, I spoke with Mark Stege, a colleague from the Marshall Islands, about climate and faith. Once known for being ground zero for U.S. nuclear testing, today the Marshall Islands’ land is disappearing under rising seas. For them, a major challenge is preserving their culture, as forced migration spreads their people across the […] The post Gospel of all creatures appeared first on Anabaptist World ..read more
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