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: 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 […]

Mennonite Church USA Organizational Quick Guide

In this document you will find definitions and descriptions of many of the organizational entities and groups within Mennonite Church USA. You can also view the full Mennonite Church USA bylaws, which offer additional information, here.   Organizational Quick Guide   English     Español     In this document you will find a background information about […]

Understanding Conflict in Israel-Palestine

 FAQ | Brief History of Mennonite Involvement | MennoPIN Resources Israel-Palestine Resolution Resolución Israel-Palestina (pospuesta en julio 1 del 2015 para la asamblea de delegados en 2017)   Recommended Resources for further study: New Kairos Study Guide from PC USA, adapted for Mennonites What is Palestine-Israel: Answers to Common Questions, by Sonia K. Weaver (2009) Hebron […]

MennoCon 2015: Kansas City

Program Book:  English  |  Español Adult Worship Speakers Youth Worship Speakers Sending Prayers Delegate Assembly Minutes   Delegate Assembly Follow-up Report from Ervin Stutzman FAQ: KC2015 Delegate Assembly Resolutions Updates to Our Purposeful Plan Our Purposeful Plan New Goals for Our Purposeful Plan Report on Purposeful Plan Goals Reports Financial Reports Executive Board staff The Mennonite […]