MC USA leaders visit Capitol Hill to advocate for peace in Palestine and Israel

  By Jonathan Brenneman WASHINGTON, D.C (Mennonite Church USA / Mennonite Central Committee U.S.) – Six leaders from Mennonite Church (MC) USA advocated for peace and justice in Palestine and Israel at their Washington, D.C. congressional offices on May 22. The visit took place just days after Israeli soldiers killed more than 60 largely nonviolent […]

Mennonites share audacious dreams on second day of Future Church Summit

ORLANDO, Florida (Mennonite Church USA) — Filled with conversation, music, laughter, “audacious visions” and Mennonite “quirks,” the second day of the Future Church Summit at the Mennonite Church USA convention shifted the focus from past to future and from internal to external. The day started by re-visiting the discussion of church history and experience from […]

Love is a Verb: Barbara and Shirley

Cyneatha Millsaps is the pastor of Community Mennonite Church in Markham, Illinois, a south suburb of Chicago. Pastor Cyneatha is married to her husband Steven. She is a 2008 graduate of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. What does love look like? There are two women in our congregation who make me smile every time I see […]

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 […]