#WeAreMenno

God calls us to be followers of Jesus Christ and, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to grow as communities of grace, joy and peace...

Learn More

News & Blogs

2015 7 27 ShandsStoltzfus_Regina15

The summer of grief

Regina Shands Stoltzfus teaches in the Peace Justice and Conflict Studies department at Goshen College, where her courses include Race, Class and Ethnic Relations, Personal Violence and Healing, Spiritual Path of the Peacemaker, and Transforming Conflict and Violence.  She is co-founder of the Roots of Justice Anti-Oppression program (formerly Damascus Road).  This has been an […]

2015 7 27 Asia headshot

#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, […]

MWCLogo

Mennonite World Conference offers an opportunity for a gathering of women theologians

Linda Gehman Peachey serves on the Steering Committee for the Women in Leadership Project of Mennonite Church USA. Michelle Armster and I have agreed to help coordinate a gathering of North American women theologians at the Mennonite World Conference (MWC) Assembly in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, along with Mary Anne Isaak, a Canadian Mennonite Brethren woman involved in church leadership. Space […]

2015 7 13 Michael Howes

#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 […]

2015 7 9 MCCN logo

Every Creature Singing

Andre Gingerich Stoner is director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA. “Laudato Si,” a song composed by Francis of Assisi and based on Psalm 148 extols praises to God made known through the beauty and wonder of all creation. It is the basis of our English hymn, “All creatures of our God and King, […]

CoP_logo

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 7 5 Elizabeth and Patty

Delegates unanimously pass final two resolutions

By Meg Short KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (Mennonite Church USA) — Delegates unanimously approved two new resolutions during the final delegate session on July 4. The resolutions were brought forward on site and scheduled to be heard the last day during the time allotted for unfinished business. A Statement of Support for Israeli and Palestinian Partners in Peacemaking, […]

MCUSA-Logo

Delegates unanimously approve two new resolutions, listen to diverse viewpoints

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (Mennonite Church USA) — Delegates approved two new resolutions proposed on site during their final delegate session on Saturday afternoon, July 4: A statement of support for Israeli and Palestinian partners in peacemaking, proposed by the Mennonite Palestine-Israel Network (MennoPIN), and a Resolution of Expressions of Lament and Hope from the African-American Mennonite Association […]

Deb Roth leads worship, Friday, July 3, 2015, Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by: Brianna R. Lugibihl.

Worship service encourages uncertainty, healing

By Brianna R. Lugibihl KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (Mennonite Church USA) — A speaker’s sermon challenged the idea of cultural certitude and focused on congregational unity during Friday morning’s adult worship service. Dale Schrag, recently retired director of church relations and campus pastor at Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, referenced the “spiritually barren verses” of Luke 24:13-24’s […]

Hannah Chappell-Dick, delegate for First Mennonite of Bluffton, speaks during open mic time, Friday, July 3, 2015, Kansas City, Missouri.  Photo by Abby Graber

Churchwide sexual abuse statement receives wide delegate approval

By Meg Short KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (Mennonite Church USA) — In a nearly unanimous result, delegates voted overwhelmingly to approve the Churchwide Statement on Sexual Abuse during Friday morning’s delegate session. Three delegates voted in opposition and four abstained from voting. After the assembly joined in song at the beginning of Friday’s session, Moderator Elizabeth […]

2015 7 27 Asia headshot

#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, […]

2015 7 13 Michael Howes

#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 […]

2015 7 8 Sara Mwagura

#WeAreMenno: Just Like Captain America

Sara Mwagura lives in Overland Park, Kansas with her husband Joseph, and daughter Liliana. She currently works part-time as an Early Childhood Education and Professional Development Specialist at The Family Conservancy. She has had a variety of roles in the field of early childhood care and education, from teaching in preschools to starting early childhood […]

toddinfield

#WeAreMenno: Re-making the good life in New Mexico

Todd Wynward is an author, small-scale farmer, wilderness educator and Mennonite minister for watershed discipleship affiliated with Albuquerque Mennonite Church. He has been engaged in education reform and social change movements for twenty years, and has spent more than a thousand nights outdoors. He and his wife Peg founded a wilderness-based public charter school in […]

2015 6 22 Alma Ovalle

#WeAreMenno: The movement of God through simultaneous interpretation

Alma Ovalle Perez is a wife, and a mother of three wonderful teenagers. She is the daughter of Gilberto and Elizabeth Perez.  Alma is a high school Spanish teacher, simultaneous interpreter and writer.  She sits on the board of Mennonite Women USA representing Iglesia Menonita Hispana and is on the executive committee for Southeast Mennonite Conference of Mennonite Women USA. Alma […]

Instagram


Who are

Mennonites?

We are neither Catholic nor Protestant, but we share ties to those streams of Christianity. We cooperate as a sign of our unity in Christ and in ways that extend the reign of God’s Kingdom on earth.

Find Out How To

Get Involved



Mennonite Church USA Resources

Find Mennonite Church USA resolutions, statements, lessons plans and more.


Leadership Development

Equipping those called to serve the church.


Calendar

Keep up with events across Mennonite Church USA.



gps

Find a church

Looking to learn more about Mennonites? Find a congregation near you!