Prairie Street Mennonite Church in Elkhart, Ind., hosted a candlelight vigil with a somber but optimistic tone following its Christmas Eve service after a teenager was fatally shot in a church parking lot the day before.
Devonte J. Patrick, 18, was found with a gunshot wound after Elkhart police received a report of a shooting around 2:45 p.m. Dec. 23. The Elkhart Truth reported he was taken to Elkhart General Hospital…
Mennonite Health Services Alliance influences a variety of organizations and is beginning to influence a variety of nations.
A year after MHS representatives first met with Protestant pastors in the China Christian Council to discuss developing church-sponsored retirement centers there, the parties met again in November to discuss how they might work together to share expertise.
During Christmas we remember that God has come close, as close to us as a soon-to-be born child is to her mother: God in a womb, God in our flesh …
Mennonites and Muslims gathered around food and film at The Abraham Project Sept. 6-8 in Lancaster, Pa., in the hopes of deepening interfaith relationships.
Mennonites representing a handful of churches and Muslims from the Islamic Center of Lancaster screened a documentary about peace in the evening Sept. 6 at James Street Mennonite Church.
Seven distant points on the globe are linked by faith and farming in a study undertaken by the University of Winnipeg.
History professor Royden Loewen is hoping to gain a better understanding of how Mennonites connect with each other and the earth by studying agricultural communities in Zimbabwe, Siberia, Bolivia, the Indonesian island of Java, the Netherlands, Manitoba and Kansas. Loewen is also chair of the university’s Mennonite Studies program.
For the past four years, every Thursday morning of Holy Week, a few of us from our Mennonite community have gathered with Roman Catholics, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, Baptists and Quakers, among other Christians, for a foot-washing worship service …