Mesach Krisetya, 83, an Indonesian theologian, professor and academic administrator who was president of Mennonite World Conference from 1997 to 2003, died Sept. 30.
The Mennonite World Conference General Council selected new continental representatives for MWC’s Executive Committee during meetings connected to the July 5-10 assembly in Indonesia.
SangMin Lee, a South Korean conscientious objector who was imprisoned for 18 months in 2014 and 2015 for his refusal to serve in the military, died Aug. 14 due to a bicycle accident. He was 35.
“Essen! Essen! Essen!” was what I heard a young man shout on his way to the cafeteria at the Mennonite World Conference assembly in Paraguay in 2009.