Faith Reflection

Tammy Alexander reflects on immigration reform challenges in the latest Mennonite World Review. As we think about what immigration policy in the U.S. should look like, let us reflect on stories of migration in the Bible — Abraham, Joseph, Daniel, Ruth — and remember God’s admonition that we treat the stranger among us with compassion…

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This week, MCC released worship resources for churches participating in Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia to use on Sunday, April 28.  Participant churches will organize their worship service around this theme of this year’s Days of Prayer and Action, “Now is the time for peace with justice in Colombia.” The packet includes: summaries…

Read more A Worship Resource – Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia

Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach reflects on the lectionary passages for the second Sunday of Lent. Again and again, Jesus says, he longed to gather Jerusalem’s children “as a hen gathers her brood under her wings,” echoing the parental care expressed by Yahweh throughout the Hebrew scriptures (see, for example, Deuteronomy 32:10-11). God loves steadfastly and offers…

Read more Lectionary reflection February 24, 2013 (Second Sunday of Lent)