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Jonny Rashid

Jonny Rashid is the pastor for West Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship. He is father to Elaine and Agatha. He lives on Lenape land, colonized as Philadelphia, in the northern part of the city. He moved to Philadelphia from Lebanon, PA, where his parents emigrated from Egypt. He is an abolitionist and a housing activist. He is an avid home cook (find him on Instagram @foodpastor) and a perpetually disappointed Philadelphia sports fan. He spends too much time on Twitter and blogs at He studied journalism, education, and history at Temple University and completed his Master of Divinity at Palmer Theological Seminary.