Dove's Nest Archives

Dove's Nest newsletter:  December 2011    March 2012      June 2012

Two Women's Ministries Feed Growing Hunger for Prevention, Healing for Sexual Abuse. (Plus two more related articles.) Published in the Western District Conference News (December 2012/January 2013).

Child Abuse: Will You Learn from Penn State? by Rev. Marty Troyer, the Peace Pastor, Houston Mennonite Church, as published in the Houston Chronicle, July 17, 2012.

"Churches as Safe Communities" by Nancy Kauffmann (Mennonite Church USA), June 2012.

"Who isn't for protecting children?" by Carol Knieriem, PeaceSigns, Peace and Justice Support Network, April 30, 2012.

Press release: "Protecting Children Is Critical: Resources Available on Sexual Violence" by MennoMedia , November 18, 2011.

Survey results on child protection in Mennonite Church USA churches  Full Report   Executive Summary

Newspaper interview with Jeanette Harder by the Mt. Lake Observer.

"Better Safe Than Sorry: Create a Safe and Secure Children's Environment" webcast. Kids Kount: Raising Kids in Christ.

"The Church and Child Abuse" and "Kids and Evil" by Marty Troyer, pastor of Houston Mennonite Church, in the Houston Chronicle, May 16, 2011 and May 18, 2011.

"Churches Urged to Act to Protect Children," Mennonite Weekly Review, September 13, 2010.

"Child Safety: Let the Children Come." The Mennonite, September 2010.

"Child Safety: Ten Things You Can Do Today to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect." The Mennonite, September 2010.

"Child Safety: A Cautionary Tale." The Mennonite, September 2010. 

"Child Safety: Many Voices, One Goal." The Mennonite, September 2010.

"No Secrets Here," PeaceSigns magazine, Peace & Justice Support Network, Mennonite Church USA, April 20, 2010.

"Building 'Dove's Nests' to Stop Abuse," Mennonite Weekly Review, April 19, 2010.

"Mennonites Address Child Abuse," The Mennonite, April 2010.

"Teacher Aims to Prevent Child Abuse in Churches, Other Communities," Mennonite Weekly Review, July 20, 2009.