Ariz. man charged in N.M. woman’s death

Jun 15, 2020 by

Law enforcement investigators say an Air Force airman charged with murdering a Mennonite woman from New Mexico had once been part of a Mennonite community. Mark Gooch, 21, was arrested April 21 in connection...

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Arizona school plans another reopening

May 25, 2020 by and

Peace Academic Center — formerly known as Hopi Mission School — is continuing to assist reservation residents in Kykots­movi, Ariz., despite being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Peace Academic...

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A call to offer welcome and refuge

Feb 24, 2020 by and

Over two weeks in January and February, I traveled in the U.S.-Mexico border region from San Diego, Calif., to Brownsville, Texas, with stops in more than 10 cities on both sides of the border. I have seen and...

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What’s the answer if a covenant isn’t working?

Nov 4, 2019 by and

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Constituency Leaders Council of Mennonite Church USA heard plans for moving forward on addressing the denomination’s membership guidelines Oct. 17-18 at Trinity Mennonite Church. At...

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Migrant kits energize givers, amaze border volunteers

Sep 16, 2019 by and

The most valuable item included in immigration detainee kits distributed by Mennonite Central Committee Central States never passes through the hands of volunteers doing the sorting and packing. For the...

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