March 2017: Love is a spiritual gift

The following is an excerpt from Love is a Verb: A one-year spiritual practice resource, written by Leo Hartshorn. The resource explores the 2017 convention theme Love is a Verb through the lens of Richard Foster’s six spiritual streams. Download the entire booklet from the Mennonite Church USA resource center. The charismatic stream If you […]

Youth Ministry Council: The Gathering 2016 explores youth ministry through Anabaptist lens

By Jenny Castro (Mennonite Church USA) — At Youth Ministry Council: The Gathering 2016, held Jan. 29-Feb. 1 in Orlando, Florida, 42 youth workers from across Mennonite Church USA met to network, encourage one another, worship together and explore approaches to faith formation through real-life scenarios. “It was an amazing time of meeting, connecting and […]

Mennonite urban ministry work advances

(Versión en español) By Andrew Clouse ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA)—At the Urban Leaders Summit in November 2010, Stanley W. Green, Mennonite Mission Network’s executive director, said the summit—the first of its kind for Mennonite Church USA—was “critical” for shaping the future of Anabaptist urban ministry in the United States. Since then, Anabaptist ministers in […]

Vocational choices rooted in church community

MennoMedia Vocational choices rooted in church community Herald Press releases ‘Go to Church, Change the World’ By Steve Shenk HARRISONBURG, Va.,and WATERLOO, Ont.—For years, Gerald Mast, a professor at Bluffton (Ohio) University, has been teaching that a Christian’s life decisions should be made in consultation with other members in the church. You don’t go it […]