https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/CITA - Comunidad de Instituciones Teológicas Anabautistas

 Partner overview

 

 

<p>​<span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">The</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"> </span><a href="http://cita-online.org/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="Hyperlink">Community of Anabaptist Theological Institutions (CITA) </span></span></a><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"> serves as a network to encourage and facilitate working together to expand on-line opportunities for leadership development from an Anabaptist perspective in Spanish.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"> </span><br></p><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW139946271 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;">The </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun Underlined SCXW139946271 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#0000ff;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW139946271 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="">Community of Anabaptist Theological Institutions (CITA)</span> </span></span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW139946271 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW139946271 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW139946271 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">serves</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW139946271 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> with the following vision and mission:</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW139946271 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;font-style:italic;line-height:17px;">Vision</span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;">To energize the network of Anabaptist educational institutions for biblical-theological and ministerial formation for Christian mission in our contexts.</span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;font-style:italic;line-height:17px;">Mission</span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;">We are a network of Anabaptist institutions that cooperate to provide biblical-theological and ministerial formation alternatives for the people of God.</span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">CITA developed from a consultation in November 2016 in Guatemala City. Mennonite Mission Network helped bring everyone to the table, and each theological education program brought their experience and desire to collaborate</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, especially in </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">providing</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> online educational opportunities</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">. </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">During a consultation in Mexico City in 2024, CITA members worked together in exploring “What is the identity and mission of Anabaptist </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">biblical theological education in our contexts today?” </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">and developing strategies to respond to educational and formational needs in the churches.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">More information about each m</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">ember can be found on the CITA website:</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Academia de Lidera</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">zgo Misional </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Anabautista</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> (ALMA), </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Hispanic</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SpellingErrorHighlight SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Mennonite</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Church</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">/ MC USA.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Biblioteca Digital </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Anabautista</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> (</span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">BiDA</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">)</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Centro Bíblico Teológico (CBT), </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Mennonite</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Brethren</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">of</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Cali, Colombia.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Centro de Estudios </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Anbautistas</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">-SEMILLA (CEA-SEMILLA), </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Mexic</span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">o</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> City, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Mexico</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Centro Teológico </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Koinonia</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> (CTK), </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Anabaptists</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">of</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Spain</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Instituto Aquila y Pri</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">s</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">cila, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Mennonite</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Brethren</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">discipleship</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> and </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">formation</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">program</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> in </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Mexico</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Red Menonita de Mi</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">sión (</span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Mennonite</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Mission</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Network)</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">missional</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">formation</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Seminario </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Anabautista</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Latinoamericano (SEMILLA), </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Anabaptist</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">seminary</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">primarily</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">serving</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Central </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">America</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">based</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> in Guatemala City.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="ES-ES" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;">Seminario Bíblico Menonita de Colombia (SBMC), Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia </span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Seminario </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Bíblico</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Anabautista</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Hispano (</span><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">SeBAH</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">), Mennonite Education Agency of Mennonite Church USA.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">SEMILLA </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">carries</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> the administrative responsibility for coordination of CITA, and since 2017 Fernando Pérez and Rebeca González have served as Executive Coordinators. There is an openness to </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">additional</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> members. </span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;cursor:text;overflow:visible;direction:ltr;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW46792199 BCX8" style="margin-bottom:11.2px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">CITA partners, together with</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> the</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Goshen College Institute for Study</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">of Global Anabaptism and Mennonite Mission Network</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> in the</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> form</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">ation of</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> the </span></span><a class="Hyperlink SCXW46792199 BCX8" href="https://anabaptistwiki.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Biblioteca_Digital_Anabautista" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:inherit;"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun Underlined SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#0000ff;text-decoration:underline;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Biblioteca Digital Anabautista</span></span></a><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#38332e;line-height:17px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> to make</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Spanish</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Anabaptist study materials available on-line in a free library.  </span></span><span class="EOP SCXW46792199 BCX8 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-6" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335557856":16777215,"335559739":168,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:17px;color:#38332e;"> </span></p></div>

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