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Healthy Selfies

Ingrid Friesen Moser, MA, RD has degrees in both Christian Formation (AMBS) and Nutrition (Goshen College) and worked in the fields of dietetics and wellness for over 20 years. She is the author of Body Talk: Speaking the Words of Health (Living Stewardship Series, Herald Press 2007) and has been the wellness consultant for The […]

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Jesus doesn’t need a denomination, but you might

Glen Guyton is chief operating officer for Mennonite Church USA. The leadership education department at Duke University asks a good question: What’s the future of denominations? As a current denominational leader on an unsteady ship I probably think about this every single day and twice on Monday. As a former pastor I think, “Do I really […]

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Save the date

Mauricio Chenlo is denominational minister for church planting, a shared position of Mennonite Mission Network and Mennonite Church USA Executive Board. This summer in Kansas City, church planters, coaches and conference leaders from Pennsylvania to Florida, California to Oregon, met to share stories and encouragement, and to lay plans for a Mennonite Church USA church […]

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#WeAreMenno: Christians living out our faith through a Mennonite perspective

Kelly Bates Oglesby is grateful to share life with her husband, Herman. She is lead pastor of Parkview Mennonite Church in Kokomo, Indiana. Kelly is committed to cultural competence, reconciliation ministry and pastoral care.   Parkview Mennonite Church is comprised of a diverse array of people who trod different special paths to become part of […]

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God’s presence in a new reality

Nancy Kauffmann is a denominational minister for Mennonite Church USA. Recently a violent storm hit my life, ripping through my heart and shaking the foundation of my faith, when my husband Joel, suddenly and un-expectantly died. I was thrust into a new reality where nothing looked familiar. I was angry at God for taking Joel […]

Jenny Castro, coordinator of the Women in Leadership Project.

Women in Leadership Project determines direction for the future

By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA)—Leaders of Mennonite Church USA’s Women in Leadership Project (WLP) met Aug. 5–8 in Sarasota, Florida, to plan the next steps for the project. Areas of focus include planning a second Women Doing Theology conference, creating an undoing sexism training, strengthening the project’s web presence and inviting […]

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Board members affirmed, appointed at biennial Delegate Assembly

ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—The following first-term nominees for churchwide boards were affirmed July 1 during Mennonite Church USA’s June 30 – July 4, 2015, Delegate Assembly in Kansas City, Missouri. All terms are four years in length. David Boshart, Wellman, Iowa, moderator-elect (two years)/moderator (2 years), Executive Board Diane Zaerr Brenneman, Wellman, Iowa, Executive […]

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What do the presidential candidates have to say about hunger and poverty?

Editor’s note: The Circle of Protection is a broad and diverse coalition of Christian leaders working together for help and opportunity for hungry and poor people in the United States and around the world. Ervin Stutzman, Mennonite Church USA executive director, and J. Ron Byler, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. executive director, are part of […]

2015 8 24 Kelly BO

#WeAreMenno: Christians living out our faith through a Mennonite perspective

Kelly Bates Oglesby is grateful to share life with her husband, Herman. She is lead pastor of Parkview Mennonite Church in Kokomo, Indiana. Kelly is committed to cultural competence, reconciliation ministry and pastoral care.   Parkview Mennonite Church is comprised of a diverse array of people who trod different special paths to become part of […]

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#WeAreMenno: A paper airplane

Jonathan Beachy of San Antonio, Texas, has spent a lifetime caring for and being enriched by persons society often rejects.  Those persons have included special needs students in Texas, and prison inmates and indigenous persons in South America.  As a volunteer with Interfaith Welcome Coalition he has seen the face of Jesus over and over in the […]

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#WeAreMenno: Being Mennonite

Asia Frye is a seminary student through the Connect program at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. She lives in Hillsboro, Kansas, with her husband and two daughters. Their family attends First Mennonite Church where Asia previously served as youth pastor before becoming a full-time student. She likes table top games, climbing, driving in the demo derby, […]

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#WeAreMenno: Mennonites and Muslims

Born in New Orleans and raised a pacifist by Baptist hippies, Michael Howes married the first Mennonite he got to know, the Reverend Sue Conrad Howes, who is also a credentialed pastor in Mennonite Church USA. An unashamed nerd with a brain full of pop culture, Michael is intensely proud of his son who is […]

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