#WeAreMenno: Latino/a Mennonites transforming the church

Hinojosa recognized for scholarly work on Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith & Evangelical Culture [Español] By Janie Beck Kreider Felipe Hinojosa is associate professor in the History Department at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, specializing in Latina/o-Chicana/o History. He is the son of a Mennonite pastor who first encountered Mennonites as a migrant farm […]

The Best of #WeAreMenno: Blogs

For almost a year we have highlighted stories of hope and collaboration across Mennonite Church USA through the #WeAreMenno story campaign. We hope you’ve had a chance to see some of the blogs, social media posts, videos, news stories and photos celebrating diverse people and ministries from around the country. During the month of December we will […]

The Best of #WeAreMenno: News and Feature Stories

For almost a year we have highlighted stories of hope and collaboration across Mennonite Church USA through the #WeAreMenno story campaign. We hope you’ve had a chance to see some of the blogs, social media posts, videos, news stories and photos celebrating diverse people and ministries from around the country. Over the next three weeks we will […]

#WeAreMenno: Recognizing the movement of God through the unexpected

Kelly Shenk Koontz lives in Boston, Massachusetts with her husband Peter, where she is a second year MBA student at Boston University in the Public & Nonprofit Management program. Before attending BU, Kelly worked with Mennonite Central Committee in Kabul, Afghanistan doing peacebuilding work. She currently attends the Mennonite Congregation of Boston. I look out […]

#WeAreMenno: Mennoanabaptacostal

Ann Jacobs is a Church Relations associate with Mennonite Mission Network and one of three leaders of Work in Progress choir. In her role, she furthers relationships with African American Mennonite congregations. She helps congregations become more informed of resources, services, and agency partnerships in support of the congregation’s vision for mission. This is the […]

#WeAreMenno: Science, faith, listening and challenge — Philadelphia FIGHT

Calenthia S. Dowdy, Ph.D. is a Mennonite affiliate in Philadelphia. She’s on the faculty at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania and serves as Director of Faith Initiatives at Philadelphia FIGHT, a Community Health Center that specializes in HIV/AIDS but serves all people regardless of their status. Calenthia was born and raised in Philadelphia and […]

#WeAreMenno: My story: God always provides the light to see you through

[Español] By Jenny Castro Sandra Pérez, a member of Manhattan (New York) Mennonite Fellowship, serves on the New York City oversight ministry team for Atlantic Coast Conference and on the steering committee for the Women in Leadership Project of Mennonite Church USA. She works and serves across cultures, equipping leaders with resources to build relationships […]

We are Open Door and #WeAreMenno

Horace McMillon serves as the tent making pastor of Open Door Mennonite Church of Jackson, Mississippi. He and Monique, his bride of 19 years have two teenaged children. Prior to their move to Jackson, Horace served as Associate Pastor of the Community Mennonite Church in Markham, Illinois. He is the author of “No Mo’Broke: Seven Keys […]