Mennonite World Conference PA 2015 opens with celebration, call for walking together

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The 16th Mennonite World Conference (MWC) Assembly opened July 21, 2015, in Harrisburg, Pa., with a parade of Mennonites from across the globe, with confession of past treatment…

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MWC General Council revisits the vision

Sunday, July 1, 2012

In three presentations at the Mennonite World Conference General Council meetings May 20–27, theologians and historians revisited the Anabaptist vision in a global context and sought input from meeting participants.

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MWC General Council votes U.S. pastor as president-elect

Sunday, July 1, 2012

It took three impromptu songs to count the ballots and confirm the results, but Anabaptist leaders from around the world elected J. Nelson Kraybill president-elect of Mennonite World Conference at MWC General Council meetings May 20–27.

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Art depicts modern martyrs

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Road of Suffering
Artist: Jakob Wedel
Suffering and faith go hand in hand in the story of Russian Germans in the 20th century.

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The food of words

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

This issue of the Herald celebrates food in all its relationship-building and spiritual potential. We hope it inspires a summer of picnics, potlucks, and long evening coffees! There’s another kind…

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MDS builds homes and friendships

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

The hand of God is often blamed for natural disasters, but Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) is working so God gets credit for the cleanup as well.

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New wine, new wineskins for MCC

Friday, August 1, 2008

That there is “a fair bit of dissatisfaction” among its members and supporters over the “unwieldiness” of an organization that takes a minimum of six months to approve decisions – assuming all 12 boards are in agreement from the beginning – was acknowledged by Arli Klassen at the annual Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) binational board meeting in Waterloo, Ont., June 11–12.

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Caring for the least of these

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

At a meeting of the UN General Assembly earlier this decade, heads of state and government agreed that, in the matter of the “responsibility to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity . . . [e]ach individual state has the responsibility to protect its populations” from such atrocities.

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