A new sense of hopefulness in Ohio Mennonite Conference

By Kayla Berkey The road to healing (Mennonite Church USA) — In late 2016, Ohio Mennonite Conference Regional Pastor Cliff Brubaker decided to hit the road. His plan was to visit every congregation in the conference, most of which are in Ohio, with a few in Michigan and Pennsylvania, in “a blitz of a tour.” […]

Love is a Verb: Speaking up and showing up

Alyssa Rodriguez attends First Mennonite Church in Iowa City, Iowa, and works as a free health clinic coordinator, serving uninsured and under-insured populations while also learning the ins and outs of motherhood with her beloved daughter, Zulema. Beginning last summer, following the retirement of our co-pastors after 15 years of service, the church I belong […]

Spanish-speaking church plant takes root in Mountain Lake, Minn.

[Español] By Wil LaVeist (Mennonite Mission Network and Mennonite Church USA)—Church life became too comfortable for Judy and Steve Harder. Sunday morning after Sunday morning, they enjoyed sitting together in the pews at First Mennonite Church in Mountain Lake, Minn. They would smile and greet fellow worshipers, study the Bible and sing songs of praise. […]