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 […]

Holding Jesus and the Spirit together

Andre Gingerich Stoner is director of Interchurch Relations for Mennonite Church USA. Some Mennonite historians and others have suggested that ever since the debacle in Munster in 1534 Anabaptists (and their Mennonite descendants) have been skeptical of the Holy Spirit. Prophets who claimed special spiritual insight led Anabaptists to set up a kingdom where polygamy […]

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Gerald Shenk is a staff member at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) in Elkhart, Indiana, and former seminary professor at Eastern Mennonite University. He’s volunteered in former Yugoslavia with Mennonite Central Committee and Eastern Mennonite Missions. Gerald serves as Mennonite Church USA liaison to the Church of God (Cleveland). From the vantage point of our settled Mennonite […]