Honoring Lawrence and Betty Hart

On Oct. 8, 2016 Mennonite Church USA together with MCC Central States hosted a gathering honoring  Lawrence and Betty Hart. People were invited to offer reflections, stories or other expressions, speaking to the profound impact of the lives and work of Lawrence and Betty. Iris de León-Hartshorn is director of Transformative Peacemaking for Mennonite Church […]

Called to witness and healing

Mennonites participate in Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings on Indigenous boarding schools By Jenn Carreto Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Church Canada—Last fall, a delegation of eight Mennonites attended hearings in Vancouver, B.C., to listen to stories of the trauma inflicted upon Indigenous people through Indian Residential Schools—which were active from the late 19th century into the […]

Una mujer con discernimiento

Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. Una mujer con discernimiento Crecer como menonita/choctaw le ha permitido a Carol Roth construir puentes dentro de la iglesia. Por Patricia Burdette “Crecer en un hogar misionero y ser hija de pastor me permitieron ser más sensible para desarrollar relaciones”, explica Carol Roth, una choctaw de Clinton, Miss. Su sonrisa […]

A discerning woman

Mennonite Church USA A discerning woman Carol Roth’s Mennonite/Choctaw upbringing has equipped her to build bridges within the church. By Patricia Burdette “Growing up in a missionary home and being a PK (preacher’s kid) have made me more sensitive to building relationships,” explains Carol Roth, Choctaw, of Clinton, Miss. Her infectious smile and bright brown […]