Our wait begins

This post was originally published in Goshen College’s Advent Devotionals. Goshen College students and employees are reflecting on the theme: “What are you waiting for?” from Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada worship resources. Daily online devotionals are available during Advent 2019 at www.goshen.edu/devotions, or you can subscribe to receive them as a daily […]

La IMEU anuncia al grupo consultor de los Lineamientos de Membresía

en inglés / English ELKHART, Indiana (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.) – La junta ejecutiva (JE) ha formado un nuevo grupo consultor de los Lineamientos de Membresía con el fin de recomendar un proceso para continuar la conversación de la iglesia acerca de sus Lineamientos de Membresía. Iris de León-Hartshorn, directora ejecutiva adjunta de operaciones, y Michael […]

Following Jesus with those around us

Wayne Speigle has been a pastor in various Mennonite congregations in Virginia and Eastern Pennsylvania, served on several nonprofit boards and enjoys travel.   Confession: when I was a student at what was then called Eastern Mennonite College, a friend and I found some dowdy looking overcoats and hats, and we wore them and carried […]

Do you remember your first Mennonite convention?

    Scott Hartman is the director of Event Planning for Mennonite Church USA.   I just got back from a meeting for people who plan religious meetings. The final presenter asked us to think about the first big gathering we attended. Do you remember your first Mennonite convention? I DO! It was 1985. I […]

Generosity impacts our lives

Glen Guyton is the executive director of Mennonite Church USA.   The ministry work of Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) will thrive because of your support. Your financial support and your engagement are directly proportional to the health and strength of this denomination. As our church matures and carves our what it means to be […]

Strangers no more: Learning trip visits immigrant ministries in Tucson, Arizona

  By Gordon Houser This piece was originally published in The Mennonite. Find reflections from other participants in the Mennonite Church USA Migrant Learning Tour that took place Oct. 18-20 in Tucson, Arizona, at mennoniteusa.org/tag/migrant-learning-tour.   On the way from Phoenix to Tucson, Arizona, our car stopped on a small highway, far from any town. […]

When the Community Shows up at Your Door

By Danilo Sanchez Danilo Sanchez has been a pastor at Whitehall Mennonite Church and Ripple in the Lehigh Valley for the past 5 years. In 2018 he started serving as the RCI Village Housing Director for Ripple Community Inc. Danilo also works for Franconia Conference as the Youth Formation Pastor connecting with churches in the […]

MDS’ “The Storm Encounter” mobile exhibit raises disaster relief awareness

By Camille Dager (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Disaster Service debuted its new multi-sensory, mobile exhibit, “The Storm Encounter,” at MennoCon19, the national convention of Mennonite Church USA held in Kansas, City, Missouri, this past July, to help raise of awareness about its disaster relief efforts and to demonstrate the need for additional relief workers. […]

Caring for the soul of the congregation

Mary Etta King (far right) is pastor, with her spouse Linford, at Covenant Mennonite Fellowship in Sarasota, Florida. She is a trained spiritual director and former director of the Kairos School of Spiritual Formation (Lancaster, Pennsylvania). She also served as Conference Minister of Mountain States Mennonite Conference.   Serving as pastor and spiritual director at […]