If you could design your own home, what values would shape it? Arthur and Evie McPhee named the retirement home they recently built in Harrisonburg,…Read more
Two threads interweave in Doug Graber Neufeld’s life: teaching college students in the U.S. and working on water issues in international settings via Mennonite Central…Read more
As recently as 2009, all of the waste generated by the thousands of guests at the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale, Goshen, Ind., went into the…Read more
Taftsville Chapel Mennonite Fellowship, Taftsville, Vt., held a workday in early October to create some native plantings around their church building. Principles from permaculture and…Read more
Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light Features Mennonite Solar Efforts
Trisha Tull, the director of Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light (HIPL) focused on Mennonites in the organization’s September newsletter. Her article mentions Kern Road Mennonite Church, South Bend, Ind., Benton Mennonite Church, Benton, Ind., Assembly Mennonite Church, Eighth Street Mennonite Church, and Waterford Mennonite Church, all of Goshen, Ind. Each congregation has installed solar panels and/or worked at energy conservation. The article relates these creation care efforts to Mennonites’ historic faith commitments.
Lest you think Mennonites are the greenest, holiest people in all of Indiana, also read HIPL’s uplifting features on other faith groups: Muslim…Quaker...Unitarian-Universalist…Jewish… Disciples of Christ…Presbyterian.
For in [Christ] all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.Colossians 1:19 - 20