Scholar urges white Mennonites to share privilege

Wilma Bailey, professor, consultant and lecturer, speaks at Mennonite offices in Elkhart By Lynda Hollinger-Janzen ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA)—Shoulder-tapping and sharing inside information will help Mennonite leadership more accurately reflect the diversity that is within the church, said Dr. Wilma Bailey, who specializes in Old Testament studies at Christian Theological Seminary in […]

Communities of Hope: A Sermon On Trayvon Martin, Race and Privilege

[This sermon was orginally shared at The Femonite on August 1, 2013, a blog facilitated by Hannah Heinzekehr.] Today we have a guest post from one of my co-workers, Iris de Leon-Hartshorn. Iris was born in Laredo, Texas and raised in Port Hueneme, California in a very diverse environment.  She is Mestizo. Iris is the eldest […]

Racial Healing Task Group continues work toward transformation of the church

Lea este artículo en español: http://mennoniteusa.org/2012/03/06/el-grupo-de-trabajo-de-sanidad-racial-continua-su-labor-para-la-transformacion-de-la-iglesia/ Mennonite Church USA Racial Healing Task Group continues work toward transformation of the church By Jessica Farmwald Storytelling is an ancient and universal art, common to all cultures and peoples. So perhaps it isn’t surprising that the intentional journey toward racial healing and wholeness in Mennonite Church USA is […]