Thank you to Jenny Gehman for lifting up our barbed wires (Columns, May 26).
Paul R. Schlitz Jr.’s letter invites a bit of sharing about the curation of Voices Together. I agree that giving hymnal editors purview to unilaterally slot in content — including their own work — would have been highly problematic.
Why do we taxpayers continue to pay for something we don’t want?
Like Paul R. Schlitz Jr. (Letters & Comments, May 26), I love a cappella music.
I beg to differ that a cappella four-part harmony singing is “a dying art form” (Letters & Comments, May 26).
Sarah Kehrberg calls attention to the dilemma of getting old and needing help (Columns, April 14). Her experience leads her to believe the smartest move is for older family members to move closer to their children.
When I began working for the Federal Emergency Management Administration as a presidential appointee in 2009 as director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, I knew little about natural disasters and emergencies
“Why do Mennonites sing in four-part harmony?” (page 23) should have been written in the past tense. It is a dying art form. Even my church, notable for musical talent, rarely sings a cappella.
As a couple who served with Mennonite Central Committee for five years in Vietnam during the American war there, our hearts break for the slaughter and devastation of the war in Ukraine.