Copyrights during COVID-19

This article is part of our series on Voices Together, a new worship and song collection coming fall 2020 from MennoMedia, in partnership with Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada.   By Katie Graber and Bradley Kauffman Copyrights background Copyright laws and procedures protect intellectual property and pay people who make a living or […]

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Mennonite Church USA offers donor relations video

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) has released a new video, Donor Relations, that offers best practices for connecting with donors in ways that build ministry and impact people’s lives. Created by Crystal Washington, a technology strategist and certified futurist, the video addresses the specific needs of MC […]

So you want to go back to church (as usual?)!

Doug Luginbill is the conference minister of Central District Conference of Mennonite Church USA.   Our Central District Conference theme for this year is “Spirit, bless our souls with yearning” and is based on a line taken from a call to worship in Sing the Journey #124. For many of us, our yearnings have likely […]

New video series on Technology Best Practices for Virtual Meetings and Work Tools

  (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) releases a new video series, Technology Best Practices for Service, that offers best practices for holding virtual meetings and worship services, as well as effective technology tools for working from home. Created by Crystal Washington, a technology strategist and certified futurist, this series is broken […]

Webinar: The Corinthian Plan responds to COVID-19

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) is hosting a webinar to address questions about The Corinthian Plan, the denomination’s health plan for pastors and church workers, and its provisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar for congregational employers, participating pastors and staff will be held on Tuesday, April […]

A time to love and honor our loved ones

Iris de León-Hartshorn is associate executive director for Operations for Mennonite Church USA.   Early in my ministry, I worked for seven years as a hospital chaplain, four and a half of these as a hospice chaplain. I met with countless families and was involved in many conversations about end of life decisions. I sat […]

An epidemic that complicated Mennonite Church plans a century ago

As the global Covid-19 pandemic upends schedules and assumption in often unprecedented ways, we remember disruption caused by a local epidemic in 1917.   Steve Nolt is a professor of history and Anabaptist Studies at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown (Pennsylvania) College. He is a member of Akron (Pennsylvania) Mennonite […]

Webinar series equips pastors and ministry leaders during COVID-19

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) is offering a series of webinars this month for pastors, leaders and other faith workers. Led by denominational ministers and chaplains, the webinars provide tools to address the difficult realities faced by ministry leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar, Recognition of […]

Surat dari Dewan Eksekutif Gereja Mennonite Amerika Serikat

English Espanol Oleh Joy Sutter, moderator, Dewan Eksekutif, Gereja Mennonite Amerika Serikat Atas nama Dewan Eksekutif Gereja Mennonite Amerika Serikat: Beberapa minggu kebelakang ini perubahan yang luar biasa dan meresahkan terjadi di negara ini dan di dunia ini – dimulai dari pembatasan aktifitas rutin sehari hari sampai dengan cara kita terhubung dengan satu sama lain […]

Carta de la junta ejecutiva de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.

en inglés Por Joy Sutter, moderadora de la junta ejecutiva de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. En nombre de la junta ejecutiva de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.: En las últimas semanas, hemos vivido cambios tremendos e inquietantes en nuestro país y en el mundo, desde las restricciones a las rutinas diarias más simples […]