EcuadorEcuador<p>Conversations and visits beginning in1990 led to Mennonite Mission Network forming a partnership for work in Ecuador together with<em> </em><a href="http://www.imcol.org/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia</em> </span></a>and the <a href="http://www.centralplainsmc.org/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Central Plains Mennonite Conference</span></a>. The initial invitation to Ecuador focused on theological education and leadership training with indigenous churches, which continues to be a priority of the partnership. Since 2015 Jane and Jerrell Ross Richer with their family focus on this ministry in the Eastern rainforest region. </p><p>The other priority is the development of new Mennonite churches. The Quito church planted through the partnership formed a new conference <a href="/partners/Iglesia%20Cristiana%20Anabautista%20Menonita%20de%20Ecuador%20(ICAME)"><em>Iglesia Cristiana Anabautista Menonita de Ecuador</em></a> (ICAME), that received its legal status in 2015. The church operates a significant ministry with refugees, which the partnership supports. While this ministry began in response to Colombian refugees, currently people from diverse nationalities are arriving, including many Venezuelans. The church also offers monthly peace education workshops for children and an after-school program EduPaz that gives homework help and broader learning opportunities for neighborhood children. </p><p>In 2018 <em>Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Ecuador (ICME)</em> was formed as a new primarily indigenous multicultural conference. This conference draws together already-formed churches whose leaders have received Anabaptist theological education through the years and identify with Anabaptist theology. </p><p>For more information about the Ecuador partnership and its history, click <a href="http://www.centralplainsmc.org/ecuadorvenezuela-partnership.html">here</a> to see the web page developed by Central Plains Mennonite Conference. <br></p>

 

 

Delicia Bravo Aguilar and Peter Wiggintonhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/workers/Latin America/Ecuador/Delicia Bravo Aguilar and Peter WiggintonDelicia Bravo Aguilar and Peter WiggintonGP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
Jerrell and Jane Ross Richerhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/workers/Latin America/Ecuador/Jerrell and Jane Ross RicherJerrell and Jane Ross RicherGP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf

 

 

Consejo de Pueblos y Organizaciones Indigenas Evangélicos del Ecuador (FEINE)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Consejo de Pueblos y Organizaciones Indigenas Evangélicos del Ecuador (FEINE)Consejo de Pueblos y Organizaciones Indigenas Evangélicos del Ecuador (FEINE)GP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia (IMCOL)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia (IMCOL)Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia (IMCOL)GP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf;GP0|#a91c925c-c705-4602-bada-dba9d51f735c;L0|#0a91c925c-c705-4602-bada-dba9d51f735c|Peru;GP0|#215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c;L0|#0215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c|Colombia;GP0|#6d0f4789-e80b-4477-99a2-107263c6047e;L0|#06d0f4789-e80b-4477-99a2-107263c6047e|Venezuela
Central Plains Mennonite Conferencehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Central Plains Mennonite ConferenceCentral Plains Mennonite ConferenceGP0|#6d0f4789-e80b-4477-99a2-107263c6047e;L0|#06d0f4789-e80b-4477-99a2-107263c6047e|Venezuela;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf;GP0|#215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c;L0|#0215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c|Colombia;GP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador
Iglesia Cristiana Anabautista Menonita de Ecuador (ICAME)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Iglesia Cristiana Anabautista Menonita de Ecuador (ICAME)Iglesia Cristiana Anabautista Menonita de Ecuador (ICAME)GP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Ecuador (ICME)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Ecuador (ICME)Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Ecuador (ICME)GP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf

 

 

 

 

Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/international ministries/Ecuador/10/Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentGP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
SOOP Quitohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/Ecuador/541150/SOOP QuitoSOOP QuitoGP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf

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