Immigrant teens unjustly targeted for gang affiliation

Tammy Alexander is senior legislative associate for Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Washington office. This piece originally appeared on MCC’s Peace on the Hill column for PeaceSigns, the online news magazine of the Peace and Justice Support Network. In June, a young man walking home from a soccer game with his friends in Suffolk County, New York, was questioned by […]

Delegación de inmigración visita Washington, D.C., para pedir reforma migratoria

Esfuerzo copatrocinado por la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. y el Comité Central Menonita [English] Por Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)—El 14 y 15 de mayo, una delegación de líderes menonitas con experiencia en el sistema de inmigración estadounidense se congregó en Washington, D.C., para reunirse con representantes del Congreso […]

Immigrant delegation visits Washington, D.C., to call for immigration reform

Effort co-sponsored by Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Central Committee [Spanish] By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—On May 14–15, a delegation of Mennonite leaders with first-hand experience with the U.S. immigration system gathered in Washington, D.C., to meet with congressional representatives to advocate for just and humane immigration reform. The delegation was […]

Mennonite Church USA leaders call for Pentecost Sunday to be a day of “prayer and faxing” for immigration reform

Immigrant delegation to Washington, D.C., and 40 Days of Scripture and Prayer are other initiatives [Español] By Joanna Shenk ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—As members of Mennonite Church USA prepare for this summer’s biennial denominational convention, to be held July 1–6 in Phoenix, national staff members are leading several initiatives to encourage congregations to advocate […]

Convention offerings to support new SS curriculum and young Mennonites without documentation

[Español] By Hilary J. Scarsella ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—At each biennial convention of Mennonite Church USA, a special offering is received to support a chosen ministry of the church. At this summer’s convention in Phoenix, participants will have the opportunity to contribute toward two initiatives: Mennonite Church USA’s DREAMer Fund and MennoMedia’s forthcoming Sunday […]

Ofrendas de la convención ayudarán a menonitas jóvenes sin documentos y a plan de estudios de escuela dominical

[English] Por Hilary J. Scarsella ELKHART, Indiana (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)— En cada convención bienal de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. se recibe una ofrenda especial para apoyar un ministerio de la iglesia. En la convención de este verano en Phoenix, los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de contribuir en pos de dos iniciativas: […]