Mennonite Church USA-Church of God dialogue

Ecumenical dialogue explores Mennonite Church USA-Church of God connections

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (Mennonite Church USA) — Members of Mennonite Church USA and the Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) recently began a multi-year dialogue, with the first meeting taking place Oct. 16-18 at Lee University. Through the presentation and discussion of papers during these annual meetings, participants in the dialogue will pursue mutual understanding of each […]

Inside the Church of God (Tennessee) – Mennonite Church USA dialogue

Gayle Gerber Koontz is professor emerita of Theology and Ethics at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) where she taught for more than 30 years. She was part of the Mennonite Church USA-Evangelical Lutheran Church of America conversations from 2002-2004 and has been the Mennonite Church USA representation to U.S. Faith and Order interchurch theological work […]

Mennonites, Church of God continue to build relationship

(Mennonite Church USA)—Since 2005, Mennonite Church USA has been cultivating a relationship with the Church of God, a Pentecostal denomination based in Cleveland, Tenn. After several years of conversations between scholars and pastors, senior leaders from both churches are now engaged in conversation and relationship. Last year, Ervin Stutzman, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, and Virgil […]