I’ve Got the Power! Naming and reclaiming power as a force for good

I’ve got the power! Naming and reclaiming power as a force for good was the second Women Doing Theology conference organized by the Women in Leadership Project. Over 150 participants gathered at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia to explore together what it means to recognize the power we possess and how scary it […]

Orlando 2017: Delegate Resources

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Guidelines for Developing Resolutions

The Mennonite Church USA Executive Board has developed updated guidelines for proposed resolutions that serve as “Church Statements.” Changes to the guidelines include providing greater online access to proposed resolutions and more opportunities for feedback, limiting the number of resolutions that can be adopted at any given Delegate Assembly and encouraging the development of resolutions […]

Ministry Inquiry Program Supervisor Forms

Best Practices for Supervisors Memorandum of Agreement Supervisor Orientation One Month Review Reading List Ministry Inquiry Goal Sheet Supervision Guidelines Supervisor Final Evaluation

Discernment Group on sexual abuse and the church

In response to calls across the church, Ervin Stutzman, Executive Director of Mennonite Church USA, and Sara Wenger Shenk, president of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, convened a discernment group to continue healing and reconciliation work in the wake of John Howard Yoder’s abuse of women and ongoing questions about how the church responded to it. […]

Vision for healing and hope

God calls us to be followers of Jesus Christ and, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to grow as communities of grace, joy and peace, so that God’s healing and hope flow through us to the world. That’s where it starts: the individual follower of Jesus Christ. Mennonite Church USA wouldn’t exist without the […]

Hope for the Future V: Intercultural Competence Call to Action

  Following up on the fifth annual Hope for the Future (HFF) gathering, the event’s planning committee sent policy solutions and recommendations to leaders of Mennonite Church USA institutions to recruit, retain, train and educate board and staff members to undo racism and advance intercultural transformation. The “Intercultural Competence Call to Action” was sent April […]

Women in Leadership Project Brochure

When Mennonite Women USA called for an audit of Mennonite institutions in 2009, an opportunity for systemic change was created. After an examination of the numbers of women leaders in Mennonite institutions, it was clear that quantitative analysis was not enough. Thus the Women in Leadership Project (WLP) was born—an initiative to name and transform […]

Annual Update and Report to Congregations

Click the buttons below to download this year’s Annual Update and Report to Congregations from Mennonite Church USA. Mennonite Church USA report to congregations for 2016 This annual report to congregations and area conferences of Mennonite Church USA offers a sampling of initiatives and resources available through or supported by the denomination’s Executive Board. Report […]

Women in Leadership Project Informational Brochure

When Mennonite Women USA called for an audit of Mennonite institutions in 2009, an opportunity for systemic change was created. After an examination of the numbers of women leaders in Mennonite institutions, it was clear that quantitative analysis was not enough. Thus the Women in Leadership Project (WLP) was born—an initiative to name and transform […]