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Letter from the Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA

tersedia dalam Bahasa Indonesia en español By Joy Sutter, moderator, Executive Board, Mennonite Church USA On behalf of the Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA: The past several weeks have seen tremendous and unsettling changes in our nation and our world – from the curtailing of the simplest daily routine to the way we connect […]

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Mennonite Church USA and its agencies respond to COVID-19 pandemic

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — During widespread church closures and physical distancing caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mennonite Church USA (MC USA), the largest Mennonite denomination in the United States, and its five program agencies have responded  by educating, encouraging and equipping its conferences, congregations, ministry partners, constituents and staff. “Our leaders […]

Show us your power over death

This Lenten season, we invite you to be in God’s presence and see what God has for you as you remember Jesus’ passion journey. This post is part of our 2020 Lent At Home worship resource series. You can download the full Lent At Home worship guide here.   Call to Worship: (Leader can speak […]

Social Distancing and caring for each other during COVID-19

Duncan Smith is director of The Corinthian Plan for Mennonite Church USA.   “Social distancing” is now a part of our everyday lexicon. There is a lot of discussion as to whether this should be called “physical distancing” because the main intent is for people to have a zone around others that lessens the spread […]

Good vibes and intentionality in a digital culture

This is part of a series of reflections on the Deep Faith/Pastors and Leaders 2020 conference held March 2-5, 2020 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.   Galen Kauffman has been a pastor/carpenter, a school bus driver, a kitchen designer/installer and a municipal judge. He is currently a father, a husband and pastor of Bethel Mennonite […]

Show us how to really see

This Lenten season, we invite you to be in God’s presence and see what God has for you as you remember Jesus’ passion journey. This post is part of our 2020 Lent At Home worship resource series. You can download the full Lent At Home worship guide here.   Call to Worship: (Leader can speak […]

Shaping Faith in a Digital Culture: Web of connection and God’s love

This is part of a series of reflections on the Deep Faith/Pastors and Leaders 2020 conference held March 2-5, 2020 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.   Janette Lyndaker Gallagher is the pastor of Community Mennonite Fellowship in Corning, New York. She graduated with an MDiv from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in 2018. She is married […]

A prayer for mercy

Prayer written by Carmen Schrock-Hurst, Eastern Mennonite Seminary Leader: Lord we gather today facing uncertainty, anxiety and fear as the world struggles with the unknowns of Covid-19. We confess that we are troubled by rapidly changing events and we worry about how the ripple effect of this crisis may impact our own day to day […]

Deep Faith: Finding sacred ground online

This is part of a series of reflections on the Deep Faith/Pastors and Leaders 2020 conference held March 2-5, 2020 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.   Barbara Ewy is a member of the pastoral team at First Mennonite Church in Reedley, California, where her particular role is serving as the children’s pastor. Barbara has worked […]

Glen Guyton: Estimados miembros de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.

en inglés Estimados miembros de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.: Al final de MennoCon19, presenté #BringThePeace (Traigan la paz). Las noticias en torno al coronavirus pueden generar temor. En tiempos de crisis y miedo, la iglesia puede ser una presencia tranquilizadora, y debería serlo. ¿Cómo procede uno en esta era de incertidumbre? Sean inteligentes […]