Leadership Development

Mennonite Church USA strives to empower and equip existing leaders as well as foster the growth of new leadership. The Leadership Development team is comprised of denominational ministers who serve and provide resources to conferences, congregations and candidates for pastoral positions.

Our Leadership Development Team

Michael Danner

Michael Danner

Associate Executive Director for Church Vitality and Engagement

Michael Danner

Sue Park-Hur

Denominational Minister for Leadership Development

Sandra Shenk Lapp

Office Manager for Leadership Development

Shana Beachey Boshart

Shana Peachey Boshart

Denominational Minister for Faith Formation

Leadership Development Programs

Sabbatical Grants

Interested in doing a sabbatical and wondering how to fund it? Consider applying for a grant from the Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program. Follow the link below for more information. Over the years, many Mennonite pastors have received grants for their sabbaticals through this program. Check it out!

Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program


Additional Resources