MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) is on the front lines of a new $21 million project in Tanzania to get young children sleeping under life-protecting malaria nets over the next two years.
MDS to inform and equip churches for pandemic influenza and other disasters; Goshen (Ind.) College accused of being unpatriotic; Anabaptist youth ride bicycles for Global Youth Summit and Mennonite World Conference Assembly 15; MEDA launches human resource expertise to microfinance institutions; Mennonite congregation in the Netherlands celebrated; 800,000 people displaced in Democratic Republic of Congo; Violence in Jos, Nigeria; Amish population grows 84 percent; Truth and Reconciliation Commission; EFC calls for integrity, statesmanship, and grace in political crisis
EFC appears against government of Alberta; Bus Stop Bible Studies; CMU’s membership with AUCC; U.S. Conference of MB Churches doubles membership; General Assembly of World Evangelical Alliance; Marv Frey passes away October 19, 2008; Violence in Orissa; Investors and the environment; MEDA a finalist for Innovation Excellence Awards; MCC discontinues shipping used clothing overseas
Colombian Mennonite economist Hector Mondragon; G8 Religious Leaders Summit; Somebody’s Daughter: A Journey to Freedom; Best New Canadian Christian Author; Church of the Brethren 300th Anniversary; Violence feared from Moro Islamic Liberation Front; Vaccinations against HPV; CMU and MEDA sign agreement; Chico, California as certified “fair trade town;” Will Graham
MBMSI Redesigned website; Adopt a terrorist for prayer; Global food crisis; Emergency response to hurricanes and tropical storms; Abuse: Response and Prevention booklet; Carbon offset fund; Christians have fled Orissa, India; MEDA in European Market; Lutheran World Federation asks forgiveness; Add a second prayer or mediation to Ontario provincial parliament
Klassen, 45, and Loewen, 35, are brothers-in-law and co-owners of Newville Candle Company in Niagara Falls, Ont. Wherever they go they leave a trail of people sniffing the air, wondering where that scent of apples, cinnamon, pumpkin, lavender, cappuccino or grassy meadow-or any of the dozens of other fragrances they manufacture-is coming from.