Mennonites Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Muslim leader wants to cover up "Syrian Refugee" sex crimes for one STUPID reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Right Wing News

    ... groups are up in arms over this and I don't blame them in the least The facility where this happened is owned by Mennonites, who are very peaceful and non-violent, but far too trusting. They say things are really beginning to turn ugly in Canada ... 1 comment

  2. Syrian teen: - Let us die so we can rest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... the panel discussion by drawing parallels to his own Mennonite background. He pointed out that the Anabaptist Mennonites are a group who has wandered the world for years. "It's all so safe and I'm so happy here, but it's scary to think 'could this ...

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  3. Welcome refugees, immigrants as neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Perhaps you have seen the yard sign in the three languages of English, Spanish, and Arabic in your community: "No matter where you're from, we're glad you're our neighbor." I have confidence that the majority of the American people believe that.

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  4. A Manitoba pastime? The history of crokinoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | CBC News

    ... the disc as close to the centre as possible while preventing the opponent from doing the same. "The [Manitoba] Mennonites like to claim fame to the game. But, I mean a the reality is there's Mennonites all over Canada and also in Ontario." According ...

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  5. The secret life of America's modern AmishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    America's secretive Amish - and the closely-related Mennonites - shun technology in favour of hard-work, family, and devotion to their Christian faith, reports News.com.au . So naturally, when someone posed the question: "Amish people of Reddit: What are you doing here?" on a popular internet forum, people were very curious.

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  6. Drugs and the secret life of Amish youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    America's secretive Amish - and the closely-related Mennonites - shun technology in favour of hard-work, family, and devotion to their Christian faith. So naturally, when someone posed the question: "Amish people of Reddit: What are you doing here?" on a popular internet forum, people were very curious.

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  7. Hall Center announces new visiting humanities scholarsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2017 | University of Kansas

    The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced the winners of the Visiting Regional Humanities Faculty Program. Rachel Goossen, professor of history, Washburn University; Heather McCrea, associate professor of history, Kansas State University, and Rebeccah Bechtold, assistant professor of English, Wichita State University, will work on humanities scholarship and teaching improvement projects while in residence at the Hall Center for approximately 3-4 weeks in 2017.

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  8. Worship Life: Mennonite Church is center of peace and unity on life's journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... through the years, but the pull of their spiritual roots inspired them to begin gathering informally with other Mennonites in homes in the early 1980s. By the late 1990s, the community agreed they desired to form an official congregation. Rochester ...

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  9. Nature And NurtureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... Natural child birth is most prevalent in areas with free spirits or very conservative populations, she said. Mennonites have used midwives for years, and Ward has attended the delivery of eight grandchildren of one local Mennonite woman. She said ...

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  10. Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Books about PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Morning Call

    ... are viable today. This heritage also influenced the author's volunteer work throughout his life - not just for Mennonites, but also for others regardless of race or creed. This book covers the transition of our times from farm and horses to ...

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  11. Focusing on student success: a Q&A with DaVonne KramerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Goshen College Record

    ... much about dogma or faith; it's more about culture. Particularly because I've been able to get to know a lot of Mennonites of color who live around the U.S., and I've discovered that Mennonites as a whole isn't represented at Goshen. So the culture ...

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  12. Amish targeted over environmental problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... as everyone else. There are about 3,800 Amish living in Lebanon County, plus an even larger number of Weaverland Mennonites, who wear plain clothes but drive cars, Nolt said. Kautz , who grew up on a dairy farm, knows questionable farming techniques ...

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  13. Eight Churches Sponsor Santa Barbara Mission ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Noozhawk

    The 15th Annual Santa Barbara Mission Conference - with the theme "On Earth as it is in Heaven" - is scheduled for Jan. 27-28, at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara, 21 E. Constance Ave. The conference is a joint effort by eight churches: the Chinese Evangelical Free Church of Santa Barbara, El Montecito Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara, Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara, Montecito Covenant Church, Ocean Hills Church, the Presbytery of Santa Barbara and Trinity Lutheran Church. The 2017 conference, whose purpose is "to inform, inspire, and engage in the work of God's mission," features speakers Juan Martinez and Richard Mouw, plus 10 workshops led by Christian leaders from around the country.

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  14. The legacy and future of the polarizing ReformationRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Living Church

    This makes 2017 its 500th anniversary, and academic and popular presses have worked overtime to publish new studies on point. Reformation: Legacy and Future is one such volume.

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  15. Giving back to Goshen College astronomy classRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Goshen College Record

    The Goshen College science department has a new addition to its May Term Astronomy class: a 3.5 inch refractor telescope. The telescope was donated by Goshen College alumni Bob Gerber, who decided to regift the telescope to the science department after over 50 years of personal use.

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  16. Shunned Mennonite gets prison time for church vandalism in 45-year feudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | PennLive.com

    ... to die in prison and spend my last dollar, if necessary, in trying to make certain the Middlesex church Reformed Mennonites never again do to another marriage and family as they have done to our marriage and family of six young children ever since ...

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  17. The community of Suc-Tuc form a self-government against corruption and repressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Indybay.org

    ... more factors to consider for reading this territory. Since their immigration to Mexico in 1922, some groups of Mennonites inhabit the countryside of Campeche, demographic phenomenon that in time would mark a clear racial and privilege segregation ...

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  18. CBC's Pure banks on unique premise, Mennonite mobRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... drama The Listener, didn't have to look far to find his concept. "The inspiration was my grandparents. They were Mennonites from Russia who came to Canada, and I was always interested in that aspect of my family," he says. "Then I came across ...

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  19. Amish targeted over environmental problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... as everyone else. There are about 3,800 Amish living in Lebanon County, plus an even larger number of Weaverland Mennonites, who wear plain clothes but drive cars, Nolt said. Kautz, who grew up on a dairy farm, knows questionable farming techniques ...

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  20. Could the world's most expensive spice help farmers in Vermont?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WGBH

    ... Pennsylvania - started growing it as a crop." Liechty says these were small, family farms. Over time, as older Mennonites and Amish farmers passed away, the number of saffron farms shrank. "At one point I was told that there was close to 250 ...

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