Turtle Island

‘Isla de la Tortuga’ abre la conversación sobre raza y poder en la iglesia

Por Janie Beck Kreider NORTH NEWTON, Kansas (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.) — En la reunión conjunta de la Junta Ejecutiva (JE) de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. y el Concilio Racial/Étnico (REC por sus siglas en inglés) el 10 de noviembre, comenzaron el día participando de una actividad del Comité Central Menonita denominado […]

Racial Ethnic Council input, new Assembly process top Executive Board agenda

By Janie Beck Kreider NORTH NEWTON, Kansas (Mennonite Church USA) – The Mennonite Church USA Executive Board (EB) met at the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Central States office Nov. 10-12 to plan for the 2017 Delegate Assembly in Orlando and to assess the role of the board in the face of a changing church. The […]

Turtle Island

‘Turtle Island’ opens discussion on race, power in the church

By Janie Beck Kreider NORTH NEWTON, Kansas (Mennonite Church USA) — When the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board (EB) and the Racial Ethnic Council (REC) held a joint meeting Nov. 10, the day started with participation in Mennonite Central Committee’s “The Loss of Turtle Island.” The interactive exercise addresses the history of violence and oppression […]