Mennonites Newswire (Page 6)

Mennonites Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mennonites. (Page 6)

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  1. Simple Amish Life has Appeal, ConvertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Voice of America

    ... from the 16th century European Reformation movement, and is the spiritual ancestor of modern Baptists, Amish, Mennonites, and Quakers. The religion stresses pacifism, missionary service, and the strict separation of religion and government. ...

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  2. Local couple fighting world hungerRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | Truro Daily News

    Ian MacHattie, left, and his wife, Brenda Leenders, display corn from the below Sea Level Growing Project in Stewiacke and a quote from Menna Simons on true evangelic faith. A recent visit to the Truro home of Ian MacHattie and his wife Brenda Leenders had me thinking of a parable in the Bible.

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  3. Gaines Countians frustrated with property tax hike; appraiser denies singling out MennonitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    ... State Bank appears in better condition, but is appraised at $304,140. Letkeman suspects some of his fellow Mennonites are being taken advantage of. In Mennonite culture - conservative and passive - many folks do not vote or otherwise become involved ...

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  4. Gaines Countians frustrated with property tax hike; appraiser denies singling out MennonitesRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... State Bank appears in better condition, but is appraised at $304,140. Letkeman suspects some of his fellow Mennonites are being taken advantage of. In Mennonite culture - conservative and passive - many folks do not vote or otherwise become involved ...

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  5. Mennonites are farming in a Mexican desert and it's not going wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    ... the point of conflict is the same: Water - or more specifically, lack thereof. Nearly a century after a group of Mennonites migrated from Canada to Mexico and helped turn the arid Chihuahua Valley into an agricultural hotspot, they are faced with ...

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  6. Our Opinion: Mennonite conference will set a Tupelo recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Tupelo traffic patterns in the downtown area may be substantially more congested beginning this morning as 10,000 Mennonites begin the church's international conference at the BancorpSouth Arena and adjacent BancorpSouth Conference Center. Hotels in Tupelo and for a 90-mile radius around the city are reportedly filled with people attending the sessions which begin each morning and continue until 8 p.m. until Friday, when the conference ends at noon.

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  7. UFV, Mennonite group formalize relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Abbotsford News

    The University of the Fraser Valley and the Mennonite Faith and Learning Society have formalized a relationship that has already resulted in significant achievements over the past six years. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding during a gathering at Friesen House, the residence of UFV President Mark Evered.

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  8. Our Opinion: Mennonite convention a fellowship opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Apart from a certain bakery in Brooksville, most people outside of the Mennonite community don't know much about the faith. Although Tupeloans may not know much about the Mennonites, their impact on this region is significant enough to lead 10,000 members of the faith to the city for the denomination's general conference. 23 comments

  9. Mennonite conference bringing influx of visitors to downtown TupeloRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Nearly 10,000 Mennonites will take up residence from Tupelo all the way to Memphis as the Church of God in Christ hosts its annual conference at the BancorpSouth Arena and Conference Center. The COGIC Church's general conference takes place every 10 years and attracts Mennonites from all over.

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  10. Pennsylvania's founder William Penn had a hand in it and many are very grateful for his contributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Watford Observer

    ... their practices. There are ten different sects and the Amish themselves are in turn a breakaway group from the Mennonites, most of whom originated in Germany, Switzerland and the Ukraine from the general umbrella of Anabaptists. Our guide, during a ...

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  11. Photos: 55th International Gift and Rug FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Evening Sun

    Sandy Dixon, of Gettysburg, looks over miniature figurines while browsing at the 55th annual International Gift and Rug Festival at the Fairfield Mennonite Church on Thursday Nov. 12, 2015 in Fairfield. The event, which has been conducted the past three years by Ten Thousand Villages retail location in Mechanicsburg, features hand crafted gifts made from fairly compensated artisans from 38 different countries around the world and a wide selection of rugs made from Pakistani weavers.

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  12. Rolling on the radio: The Steel Wheels' Americana sound opens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... on the band's website. "I hesitate to even use the word because many people who don't have much experience with Mennonites see that as Amish, but that's not accurate. It was more of a secular Mennonite upbringing." Wagler, Dickel and fiddle player ...

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  13. Ten Thousand Villages returns to the SaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | SooToday

    On November 6 and 7, Sault College will host the fourth annual Ten Thousand Villages fair trade sale in support of the college's WUSC student refugee program. Ten Thousand Villages is the oldest and largest fair trade organization in North America, selling artisan-crafted personal accessories, home dcor and gift items from around the globe.

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  14. 'Loss of Turtle Island' recreates historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | The Goshen College Record

    ... who legally ceased to exist and those who remain in the present day. One participant said that he likes to view Mennonites as an idealistic group, but it's important to recognize the reality that Mennonites are not perfect. They played a role in ...

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  15. Crisis Averted: Christian Colleges Avoid Split over Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Christianity Today

    The schools - Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia and Goshen College in Indiana - had decided earlier this year to permit faculty and staff to be in same-sex marriages. Before the withdrawals, two other schools - the Southern Baptistaffiliated Union University and Oklahoma Wesleyan University - quit the CCCU in protest.

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  16. Weekend Reads: Evangelical conversations with Muslims and CatholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | World Magazine

    When you're a missionary in a country where it is illegal for Muslims to convert to Christianity, what do you do when your Muslim hosts corner you and say, "You're here hoping that we become Christians"? He points out that Christians and Muslims both abhor proselytizing, where "proselytizing" is defined as presenting material rewards to encourage people to change their religion. Instead, the Quran claims, "Let there be no compulsion in religion!" , just as the Bible calls salvation a "free gift" .

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  17. IOCC Assists Victims of South Carolina FloodsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Piles of water damaged furniture and personal belongings fill the neighborhoods of Columbia, South Carolina. Record floods earlier this month claimed 19 lives and left a trail of damage across the state.

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