Snapshots into Journey Forward: The reference council

Mennonite Church USA is building upon the work of the Future Church Summit at #MennoCon17 in Orlando. A dynamic group of writers has been called together to produce a concise description of MC USA’s shared values and guiding theological foundations. We’re calling this process Journey Forward. Over the next few weeks, the Menno Snapshots blog […]

Glen Guyton ha sido llamado a servir en carácter de Director Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Menonita USA

Translation by Marco Guete (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.) — La Mesa Ejecutiva de la Iglesia Menonita USA anuncia que Glen Guyton será su nuevo Director Ejecutivo. Su período de servicio de tres años se iniciará el 1 de mayo. El Comité de Búsqueda de Director Ejecutivo recomendó a Guyton para el cargo en una […]

Renewed Commitments for the Journey Forward released

By Janie Beck Kreider (Mennonite Church USA) – “On this journey together, we commit to: Follow Jesus; Witness to God’s peace; Experience Transformation,” reads the updated draft of core commitments for Mennonite Church USA’s denomination-wide renewal process called Journey Forward. As the church takes its next steps in Journey Forward, these three statements will serve […]

A call to dream and action at Hope for the Future 2018

By Jenny Castro (Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Education Agency) — Nearly 70 pastors, leaders, directors, coordinators, educators, change-makers and others with connections to Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) met together Feb. 8-11 at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, for the seventh annual Hope for the Future (HFF). HFF brings together […]

Campaign to support Academia Menonita Betania in Puerto Rico raises $94,000

  (Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Education Agency/Mennonite Mission Network) — Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) and Mennonite Mission Network have nearly reached their $100,000 fundraising goal to aid in Academia Menonita Betania’s recovery from hurricane Maria. At the recent Mennonite Educators Conference (MEC) on Feb. 1-3, 2018, Carlos Romero, executive director of MEA, presented a check for […]

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Statement in response to Florida school shooting

“As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly.” Proverbs 26:11 We find ourselves, again, in a place of sadness, anger and pain in the aftermath of a mass shooting. A teacher and 17 students were killed and more injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Schools exist […]

Snapshots into Journey Forward: The writing team

Mennonite Church USA is building upon the work of the Future Church Summit at #MennoCon17 in Orlando. A dynamic group of writers has been called together to produce a concise description of MC USA’s shared values and guiding theological foundations. We’re calling this process Journey Forward. Over the next few weeks, the Menno Snapshots blog […]

Making more space for God

Michael Howes is husband to the Rev. Sue Conrad Howes, father to Michael and Emily, and an ordained pastor in Mennonite Church USA, although he currently serves as pastor of Youth and Faith Formation at Lancaster Church of the Brethren. For the last 27 years he’s pastored everywhere from rural west Texas to the most […]

Ashes to Ashes

Ruth Harder is the pastor at Rainbow Mennonite Church in Kansas City, Kansas. She grew up in Hillsboro, Kansas and is a graduate of Bethel College (01) and Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (07). Ruth is married to Jesse Graber, a free-lance illustrator. You will find at least one of them cheering on the Kansas City […]

Glen Guyton called to serve as next Executive Director of Mennonite Church USA

en español (Mennonite Church USA) – The MC USA Executive Board (EB) announced that Glen Guyton will serve as the new executive director of MC USA. He will begin a three-year term on May 1, 2018. The Executive Director Search Committee recommended Guyton to the EB in a video conference call on February 6, 2018. Based on […]