San Antonio Mennonites work with RAICES to meet community needs

  By Kayla Berkey SAN ANTONIO (Mennonite Church USA) — When Katrina Kniss began her placement as a legal assistant at RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services) through Mennonite Voluntary Service (MVS) in August 2017, one of her roles included assisting people with DACA (Deferred Action for Child Arrivals). The announcement […]

New MVS position created to carry out Partners in Peacemaking resolution in local settings

By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Mission Network) — On Aug. 16, Jonathan Brenneman of St. Marys, Ohio, is beginning a one-year assignment with Mennonite Voluntary Service (MVS) in Elkhart, Indiana, as Partners in Peacemaking coordinator for Mennonite Church USA’s Executive Board (EB) staff. EB staff members worked with Mennonite Mission Network […]

Spread the Peace: San Luis Valley Immigrant Resource Center

This is the third post in a series highlighting churches across Mennonite Church USA who were awarded the Peace and Justice Support Network’s Spread the Peace grant for 2015. The PJSN is a partnership of Mennonite Mission Network and Mennonite Church USA. Each of these congregations is working in different ways to spread peace in […]

New church in Alamosa has MVS roots

Anabaptist Fellowship of Alamosa (Colo.) is the result of cooperation across Mennonite Church USA. [en español] By Andrew Clouse (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA)—Anabaptist Fellowship of Alamosa (Colo.) is an example of what can happen when partners unite around a common goal. The fellowship, which joined Mountain States Mennonite Conference in  August 2011, is the […]