EcuadorEcuador<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p><p>Conversations and visits beginning in the mid-1990s led to Mennonite Mission Network forming a partnership for work in Ecuador together with <a href="http://www.imcol.org/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia </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. </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 partnership supports the church's work with refugees. 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 Vida Juvenil 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/story-of-the-ecuador-partnership.html"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">here</span></a> to see the web page developed by Central Plains Mennonite Conference.<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-0">Nice job. You're right on track.</strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-0">Second clue:</span></p><p><em class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-0">Happy birthday—you're old enough to drive now! Before you get too comfortable behind the wheel, I've got a great <strong>service program</strong> for you to check out. I hope your passport is up-to-date.</em></p>

 

 

María Helena Lópezhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/workers/Latin America/Ecuador/María Helena LópezMaría Helena LópezGP0|#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
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
Jaden Hostetterhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/workers/Latin America/Ecuador/Jaden HostetterJaden HostetterGP0|#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

 

 

Central Plains Mennonite Conferencehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Central Plains Mennonite ConferenceCentral Plains Mennonite ConferenceGP0|#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|#6d0f4789-e80b-4477-99a2-107263c6047e;L0|#06d0f4789-e80b-4477-99a2-107263c6047e|Venezuela;GP0|#215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c;L0|#0215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c|Colombia
Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia (IMCOL)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia (IMCOL)Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia (IMCOL)GP0|#215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c;L0|#0215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c|Colombia;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf;GP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GP0|#6d0f4789-e80b-4477-99a2-107263c6047e;L0|#06d0f4789-e80b-4477-99a2-107263c6047e|Venezuela;GP0|#a91c925c-c705-4602-bada-dba9d51f735c;L0|#0a91c925c-c705-4602-bada-dba9d51f735c|Peru
Consejo de Pueblos Indigenas Evangélicos del Ecuador (FEINE)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Consejo de Pueblos Indigenas Evangélicos del Ecuador (FEINE)Consejo de Pueblos 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 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
Virginia Mennonite Missionshttps://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Virginia Mennonite MissionsVirginia Mennonite MissionsGP0|#9a689029-64e4-463b-826a-cd9b55f053f0;L0|#09a689029-64e4-463b-826a-cd9b55f053f0|Lithuania;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e1c6021e-2f25-46dc-91a1-be34789acdf9;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf;GP0|#2a52dead-2172-482e-ade6-5a558f17a31b;L0|#02a52dead-2172-482e-ade6-5a558f17a31b|England;GP0|#215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c;L0|#0215104c0-7bd6-48c3-aa5f-6d0db80b4f5c|Colombia;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GP0|#5b6e705f-0058-4334-9acc-0b6703eb027a;L0|#05b6e705f-0058-4334-9acc-0b6703eb027a|Germany;GP0|#934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd;L0|#0934efcfc-8004-48aa-b785-aff862d28dbd|Ecuador;GP0|#a91c925c-c705-4602-bada-dba9d51f735c;L0|#0a91c925c-c705-4602-bada-dba9d51f735c|Peru
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

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