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Pink Reflections on a Town Hall Meeting

Contributed by Justin Yoder A few months ago I attended one of two “town hall” meetings with MCUSA Executive Director Ervin Stutzman which were hosted at churches in my home Franconia Conference. The meetings were billed as a chance for

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Carry Each Other’s Burdens

by Esther Baruja Tonight I would like to share a text with you from the book of Galatians , chapter 6, verse 2. And it says: “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of

Dios en los Márgenes

de Esther Baruja For English, click here. Marcos 1:40-42 Vino a él un leproso que, de rodillas, le dijo: —Si quieres, puedes limpiarme. Jesús, teniendo misericordia de él, extendió la mano, lo tocó y le dijo: —Quiero, sé limpio. Tan pronto

God in the Margins

by Esther Baruja Para español: haga clic aquí. Mark 1:40-42 A leper came to him begging him, and kneeling he said to him, ‘If you choose, you can make me clean.’ Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and

If an elephant has its foot

Crossposted from Coming Out Strong by Katie Hochstedler As the current Brethren Mennonite Council for LGBT Interests (BMC) Board President, a founding member of Pink Menno, and a young queer Mennonite involved in the movement for a more inclusive and welcoming

Pink Menno’s Pauline Rhetoric of Reconciliation

by Gerald J. Mast The Messiah has already arrived, the messianic event has already happened, but its presence contains within itself another time, which stretches its parousia, not in order to defer it, but, on the contrary, to make it

Home of the brave

by Annabeth Roeschley On the morning of Wednesday june 26,2013 I stood down at the Supreme Court of the United States, listening to the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC gathering to raise voice in song. It was their first performance

Strangers No More statement for Phoenix 2013

This is the statement we are sharing with the delegate assembly of Mennonite Church USA on July 5, 2103 in Phoenix, Arizona. We come to you as Mennonites who are burdened by our church’s practices of exclusion, silence, and violence

Pink Menno surprise action on Friday morning

Pink Mennos: It’s time to make our cause more visible at Mennonite Church USA Convention. We’re planning a surprise action for Friday morning (July 5). Come to the hospitality space (here: 10pm tonight to join. Please share widely and