Mennonites Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Roots group rolls with the hype into Brick 15 Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | San Diego Reader

    Fiddle music played by four traveling Mennonites. Put it that way and you might think that the Steel Wheels would not be a band that could chart and get radio play after scoring accolades at the Independent Music Awards.

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  2. The Multicultural Mennonites of Harrisonburg, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Sojourners

    ... at a Spanish-speaking church where immigrants comprised most of the congregation. "At that point, I thought all Mennonites were Hispanic," Castaneda said. He soon started to see parallels between Hispanic and Mennonite culture: large families, food, ...

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  3. Light and reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Burnell Nolt, right and Raymond Fox, of Weaverland Mennonite Disaster service evaluate the remain steps of the restoration process in the kitchen area of Sharon Blount's home Tuesday. Sharon Blount views a cell phone video with Raymond Fox, the lead coordinator of The Weaverland Mennonite Disaster Services team in her living room Tuesday.

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  4. Ten Thousand gift ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Telegram

    Ten Thousand Villages 2016 International Fair-Trade Gift Sale is being held until Saturday at the Lantern on Barnes Road in St. John's. Sponsored by the Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice and Development and Peace, the TTV fair creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to markets through the long-term fair trading relationships.

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  5. Where the Truth Lies: Author Rudy Wiebe on what's importantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Canada.com

    Governor General's award winning author, Rudy Wiebe has a new book, Where the Truth Lies, in Edmonton, Monday, November 21, 2016. Ed Kaiser/Postmedia For a story by Liane Faulder I spotted Rudy Wiebe's hat before I spied the man himself.

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  6. Homeowner burned out in Municipal Fire begins new chapter in his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Clearwater Tribune

    The dedication group gathers on the front stairs of the new home. Shown are from left: front, Scott Galbreath, homeowner with his certificate of occupancy; Denise Berger, Wildfire Unmet Needs Committee for Clearwater, Idaho, Lewis Counties caseworker; second row, John Eshleman, Mennonite Disaster Services; Michelle White Eagle, WUNCCIL caseworker; back, Dave Hasz, WUNCCIL chairman; Wade Gayler, American Red Cross; Clearwater County Commissioner John Allen and Don Gardner, Clearwater County Emergency Management Coordinator.

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  7. TWU stages world premiere about refugees to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Surrey Leader

    Trinity Western University students have created an original theatre production based on personal interviews with refugees to Canada. The show, called disPLACE: Refugee Stories in Their Own Words, runs Nov. 22 to Dec. 3. The show, called disPLACE: Refugee Stories in Their Own Words , tells the true stories of people who courageously shared their experiences with the artists - from Mennonite immigrants who fled Europe after the Second World War, to recently arrived Syrian refugees.

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  8. Access to doctor-assisted death in Manitoba requires balance, health minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | CBC News

    This week, two faith-based hospitals in Winnipeg said they would not be providing doctor-assisted death to their patients. Providing doctor-assisted death requires a balancing act between accessibility and allowing medical professionals to opt out, according to Manitoba's health minister.

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  9. Faith-based hospitals in Winnipeg ban medically assisted deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | CBC News

    Both Concordia Hospital and St. Boniface Hospital say they will not offer the legal service to patients. In June, the federal government amended the criminal code with Bill C-14 to allow doctors and nurse practitioners to assist patients with "grievous and irremediable" illnesses to die.

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  10. TWU stages world premiere about refugees to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Trinity Western University students have created an original theatre production based on personal interviews with refugees to Canada. The show, called disPLACE: Refugee Stories in Their Own Words, runs Nov. 22 to Dec. 3. The show, called disPLACE: Refugee Stories in Their Own Words , tells the true stories of people who courageously shared their experiences with the artists - from Mennonite immigrants who fled Europe after the Second World War, to recently arrived Syrian refugees.

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  11. Ten Thousand Villages sale set at Woodstown FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    There will be an international gift sale from Ten Thousand Villages at the Woodstown Friends Meeting Annex on North Main Street from Thursday, Dec. 1 though Sunday, Dec. 4. This is the 21st year they have organized a Ten Thousand Villages sale. Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit organization that works with artisans in developing countries around the world.

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  12. Ten Thousand Villages brings goods to Pictou CountyRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | The News

    Run by the Mennonite Central Committee, Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit fair trade organization, making up part of the World Fair Trade Organization. "The goal is to provide meaningful employment to artisans in underdeveloped and developing countries."

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  13. Tiny public school teaches K-8 rural, Amish studentsRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... town of Gortner, most students at Swan Meadow are members of farm-owning families. And many of those families are Mennonites and New Order and Beachy Amish, Christian sects that live a "modest" lifestyle, but accept the use of electricity, unlike ...

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  14. Langley's TWU stages world premier about refugees to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A refugee from Iraq arrived in Delta as a teenager, braving the social dynamics of high school with very little English and her head shaven from surgery. These and other personal experiences, captured word-for-word in the dialogue, take on even more poignancy with the original music woven through the production.

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  15. Mini-series nicknamed 'Mennonite Breaking Bad' wraps up filming in Dartmouth, WindsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Estate documentary from the 1990s explored the beginnings of a drug pipeline fronted by a small band of outlaw Mennonites extending from Mexico, throughout the U.S. and into Canada. The last known bust was in April 2014 when Mennonite trucker Jacob ...

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  16. Palliser program aids Mennonite communityRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... a German language brochure on Palliser Regional Schools' alternative programs for families of Low German-speaking Mennonites, go to

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  17. Post-election church services aim to reconcile Christian votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Deseret News

    The idea for an Election Day church service came to the pastor as he was pouring juice into little plastic cups. Mark Schloneger was preparing for Communion that day in 2008 in the kitchen of Waynesboro Mennonite Church in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.

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  18. Top candidate to lead Hesston College namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The Hesston College Board of Directors, following a unanimous vote by those at its October meeting, announced Joseph Manickam as its candidate of choice to become Hesston's ninth president.

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  19. One hundred and oneRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Goshen College Record

    In 1932, Evelyn Kreider hopped on a bus with all of her possessions stuffed in a trunk and made her way to Goshen College. "I was ready for fresh air and broader insights," said Kreider, who was born and raised in Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania.

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  20. Ohio Yoder and the Raiders of the Lost ArchivesRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Goshen College Record

    ... a possibility that the gurgling fountain might be hiding killer piranhas. Then I reconsidered-is this really how Mennonites would guard their Holy Grail? Of course not! I ensured that there were no Sunday school superintendents sitting around to ...

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