Co-pastor of Iglesia Menonita Torre Fuerte (First Mennonite Church) in Iowa City with his wife, Gloria, Villatoro was detained March 3. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reported the family’s attorney was informed by ICE March 20 when Villatoro’s plane landed.
These are listed as “action steps” after an affirmation of the Confession of Faith that emphasizes support for Article 19, which states marriage is between a man and a woman for life.
The resolution had 70 percent support — 163 . . .
Fundamentalism has taught conservative Mennonites to be spiritual abusers and to feel good about it,” Weaver, a Beachy Amish minister, told an assembly of theologically and culturally conservative Amish, Mennonites and Hutterites meeting near Nappanee March 12-14.
Maitland, the pastor of Bethel Mennonite Church in Mandeville, had just finished delivering an impassioned sermon when he sat down next to his wife, according to Lynn Suter, who attended in her role as director of operations and international ministries of Virginia Mennonite Missions.
“He was fairly immediately in distress. His wife put her arms around him to . . .
To date, they have assisted about 140 families, helping them with food, clothing, legal assistance and travel fare to legal and medical appointments.
Omar Guzman, pastor of the Mennonite . . .
Speaking at Mennonite World Review Inc. annual corporation meeting March 6 at Hesston College, Duane Goossen said politics is fundamentally about how people with different ideas and values live together.
Goossen is senior fellow at the Kansas Center for Economic Growth and a member of Southern Hills Mennonite Church in Topeka.
Max Villatoro, pastor of Iglesia Menonita Torre Fuerte (First Mennonite Church) . . .
The congregation, which takes an affirming stance toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, had been a nonvoting member for 10 years.