Sister Care was in Argentina last week for an enrichment training. On Saturday, Jan. 21, the 31 women from eight countries sang “Walking in the Light of God” and also marched as Martha Basualdo read Carol Penner’s “A Prayer for Times Like These” in Spanish, which you can read below.
Protesting is something that Mennonites have done for a long, long time. Our identity is shaped by peaceful resistance. Our American history is steeped in a tradition of dissent.
It is important to acknowledge that our ancestors argued fervently that all humans are equal, cherished children of God. On Jan. 21, a group of us will again be representing the Mennonite community’s commitment to justice at the Women’s March on Washington.