Zion’s The Bean Bag Food Program recognizes the need next door

“Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Luke 10:2b By Cami Dager (Mennonite Church USA) – In January 2016, Zion Mennonite Church (Zion), a Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) congregation in Souderton, Pennsylvania, started providing 20 students at a local elementary school with backpacks of food for […]

Youth could become full delegates at 2019 convention

By Kayla Berkey (Mennonite Church USA) — Lorren Oesch recalls a moment at the 2017 MC USA Delegate Assembly in Orlando, Florida, when her table group encouraged her to go onstage and share her perspective at the microphone. She particularly remembers encouragement from Cyneatha Millsaps, who sat at her table and currently serves as executive […]

Reflections on the Jewish and Palestinian Voices for Peace Tour

For two months, the Jewish and Palestinian Voices for Peace tour traveled to over 20 Mennonite venues across the country. Jonathan Kuttab, a well-known Palestinian Mennonite human rights lawyer, activist and speaker shared the stage with a member of local Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) chapters. JVP is inspired by the Jewish tradition to work […]

Urban-rural partnership reaps benefits for the wider church

Agri-Urban program has raised nearly $5.5 million over more than 40 years Versión en español By Carol Duerksen Newton, Kan. (Mennonite Church USA)—Alan Entz of First Mennonite Church in Newton, Kan., walks along the feed bunk, bucket in hand, trying to feed the cattle and pose per the instructions of the photographer. The camera needs […]

Sociedad urbano-rural genera beneficios para toda la iglesia

Un programa agrourbano ha recaudado casi $5.5 millones en más de 40 años English version Por Carol Duerksen Newton, Kansas (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)—Alan Entz de la Primera Iglesia Menonita de Newton, Kansas, camina por el comedero, balde en mano, tratando de alimentar al ganado y posar de acuerdo a las indicaciones del fotógrafo. […]