Cristiana Anabautista Menonita de Ecuador (ICAME)

 Partner overview



<p>Iglesia Cristiana Anabautista Menonita de Ecuador (ICAME) is a conference formed by the congregation planted by the Ecuador Partnership.<br></p><p></p><div><span class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3">ICAME received its legal status in 2015. Aspects of the life of the Quito Mennonite Church can be experienced on its Facebook page.</span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3">Quito Mennonite Church began in 2001 through the calling that César Moya and Patricia Urueña experienced as they lived in Quito and worked through the Ecuador Partnership (Central Plains Mennonite Conference, Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Colombia and Mennonite Mission Network).<br></span></div><div><br class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3"></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3">A program for Colombian refugees began in 2002 with the arrival of Colombian families that were forcefully displaced by violence. In 2009, Mennonite Central Committee, from their Colombia office, began to contribute significant support for the refugee ministry. Some refugees become an integral part of the congregation during the time they are in Quito. While this ministry began in response to Colombian refugees, currently people from diverse nationalities are arriving, including many Venezuelans.<br></span></div><div><br class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3"></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3">In 2003, the congregation began a peace education program with neighborhood children, including peace education and nonviolence workshops once a month for boys and girls of the sector who are between 5 and 12 years old. The work expanded to include an after-school program EduPaz that gives homework help and broader learning opportunities for neighborhood children.<br></span></div><div><br class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3"></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3">Within Ecuador, ICAME is one of three Anabaptist denominations, and relates with Iglesia Cristiana Menonita de Ecuador (ICME), which is Indigenous and intercultural, and the Iglesia Evangélica Menonita Ecuatoriana (IEME), located mainly on the Coast. Learning together in courses like Enviados (Sent) and Pacificadores, workshops and conferences contributes to considering options for collaboration in ministries. </span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontFace-6 ms-rteFontSize-3"><br><br></span></div>

 Connected mission workers



Delicia Bravo Aguilar and Peter Wigginton 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