| Aug 9, 2010
| 12:12 PM
The Mennonite Central Committee ( MCC) has confirmed one of their own was among those gunned down in a recent Taliban attack. 40-year old Glen D. Lapp, a Mennonite Central Committee worker was on a mission in Afghanistan. The United States Embassy...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:29 AM
"Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home"
By Rhoda Janzen
Henry Holt and Company, 256 pp., $22.00
I worry that it might be impossible to share with anyone who doesn’t have a background similar to Rhoda Janzen’s the wicked...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 10:04 PM
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| Feb 24, 2011
| 2:09 PM
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference began its four-day stay at the Salem Civic Center Thursday afternoon with the quarterfinals of the women's tournament taking center stage. The men will tip off on Friday with the finals of both being played on Sunday....
| Jan 29, 2011
| 11:32 AM
Eastern Mennonite scored over 100 points for the fourth time this season in a 116-89 victory over Roanoke in ODAC action Saturday afternoon at the Bast Center. The Maroons dropped to 8-10 overall, 4-6 in the ODAC. The Runnin’ Royals, ranked #18 in...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
This story is all about numbers — Combing nine days, hundreds of volunteers and thousands of pounds of meat. It adds up to a mixture of different religious faiths working together for a common cause.
For the next several days, part of Goshen has...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 6:25 PM
In a chapel lighted in shades of blue in honor of Rev. Martin Luther King’s embrace of non-violent protest, a confidante of King’s reminded congregants at St. Sabina Catholic Church on Sunday to remember him as a man of accomplishment who...
| Jan 4, 2011
Paul Soldner, a ceramicist and longtime Scripps College teacher who introduced a pottery technique called American raku, died Monday at his home in Claremont after a period of declining health. He was 89.
"He was one of the greats in California...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 2:19 AM
Fire Marshals are on the scene of a farm house fire that killed 7 Mennonite children between 7 months and 11 years old.
Pennsylvania State Police say the fire started just after 10 P.M. Tuesday at a home in Perry County. A 3 year old child saw smoke and...
| May 15, 2011
I scrambled out of bed at dawn's first light, dashed to the barn to milk a cow, stopped by the chicken coop to collect fresh-from-the-hen eggs, then doubled back to the farmhouse for breakfast. Six of us gathered around the table at Verdant View Farm B&B,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Goshen College has decided to stop playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at sporting events after starting to do so for the first time last year.
Last spring the Mennonite college made a decision to allow the instrumental version of the song played...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:00 PM
A minister who won’t sing the "Star-Spangled Banner"?
Whoa. Some kind of New Age liberal up in Massachusetts?
Actually, no. Mark Schloneger is a Mennonite pastor in Virginia. But his comments in a guest column for CNN have kicked up some sand --...