Reconciling the radical reformation

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The reconciliation process between the Lutheran World Federation and Mennonite World Conference has created fertile ground for collaboration. A report summarizing the LWF-MWC action of reconciling with Mennonites over the condemnations in the Augsburg Confession aims to help LWF churches, pastors, seminaries and congregations

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Displaced, yet reaching out to others

Monday, July 25, 2016

By the time Feryal arrived at a camp for displaced people in Iraq’s northern Ninewa governorate, she had little desire to leave the security of the tent she shared with her parents and sister.

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“Facebook” of a century past

Friday, July 15, 2016
Mennonitische Rundschau

The long-awaited volume 4 subject and author index to the internationally read Mennonitische Rundschau has been completed thanks to Bert Friesen, with financial support from the D.F. Plett Historical Research Foundation. The 1,394-page index provides simplified access to the German-language paper in the years 1910–1919. Friesen indexed the periodical with a fine-toothed comb so that researchers could find the proverbial “needle in a hay stack.”

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ICOMB summit 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

New leader appointed to international body for strengthening the church At the crossroads of the Americas, ICOMB (International Community of Mennonite Brethren) gathered its members for teaching, decision…

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Gathering 2016 recap – Thursday morning business session

Friday, July 8, 2016

Excitement at a business session? A motion came from the floor before the agenda was approved. Kevin Koop of Crestwood MB Church, Medicine Hat, Alta., moved to accept…

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Report: MB Mission and the C2C Network

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mission has historically been at the heart of the Mennonite Brethren churches of Canada. This “Big Idea” conversation is driven by the desire to expand the missionary focus…

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Young “hands of Jesus” pick up the hammer

Monday, June 27, 2016

Through MDS’s Summer Youth Project, “youth learn construction skills and interact with people from different backgrounds from all over.”

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Mennonite Archival Image Database grows

Monday, June 13, 2016

On the eve of its first anniversary, the Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) welcomes the Mennonite Library & Archives (ML&A) at Fresno (Cal.) Pacific University as our newest archival partner.

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Plight of displaced focus of new World Refugee Day campaign

Monday, May 16, 2016

There are many causes of hunger, but a main one is conflict – war pushes people out of their homes and off their land and makes them dependent…

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Foodgrains Bank receives $2.5 million from Government of Canada for Syria Relief

Friday, April 29, 2016

Foodgrains Bank receives $2.5 million from Government of Canada for Syria Relief Emergency assistance to 57,000 people a month for five months within Syria A grant of $2.5…

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The “big idea”

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

C2C leaders began a conversation with their international counterpart, MB Mission, about working together more closely, and both agencies realized the benefits went beyond USMB’s request: “seeing church planting done to the best of our ability overseas, and missions done to the best of our abilities here,” says Fleming.

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Curriculum “christening” in Congo

Monday, April 25, 2016

In March 2016, the MB church in DR Congo released a K–12 curriculum on Christian ethics from an Anabaptist perspective, launched with dedication events in Kinshasa and Kikwit….

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MCC asks for donations to respond to Ecuador earthquakes

Thursday, April 21, 2016

MCC is requesting donations to support its response to the recent earthquakes in Ecuador. MCC will work with Iglesia Evangélica Menonita Ecuatoriana to shape its relief efforts.

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Foodgrains Bank launches African drought appeal

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

With millions of people in southern Africa and Ethiopia facing extreme drought this year, Canadian Foodgrains Bank is inviting Canadians to help by making a donation to its African Drought Appeal.

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Syria, Iraq crisis response largest in MCC history

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

AKRON, Pa. Since the Syrian war began five years ago in March, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) has spent about US$34.6 million to relieve the suffering of Syrians, Iraqis and…

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