KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mennonite Church USA delegates on July 6 passed a “Churchwide Statement on the Abuse of Child Migrants.”
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It was time for the sermon when the lights dimmed at the closing worship service July 6 at the Mennonite Church USA convention. The opening guitar notes to Nirvana’s “Come As You Are” — instantly recognizable to many in the great hall — were then joined by a singer who grabbed the mic.
ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — As the stalemated war in eastern Ukraine enters its sixth year, life goes on as normal in this city about 150 miles from the front.
People here would rather not think about the war, Sergey Panasovich says.
ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — Mennonite Central Committee has a loyal constituency, but its leaders don’t take the support for granted.
“We can no longer assume Mennonite churches are familiar with MCC,” said board member Robert Enns of Calgary, Alta. “There are a lot of churches where MCC is just another organization out there.”
NIKOPOL, Ukraine — Natalia Mezentseva oversees a household of “women in difficult circumstances.”
With an affirming and instructive place to live, thanks to a Mennonite Central Committee partner, their circumstances are better already.