Crystal Washington

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 […]

Spiritual practices in giving

Beryl Jantzi is director of Stewardship Education for Everence, an agency of Mennonite Church USA.   According to Scripture, what we do with our money has a profound impact on our relationship with God. If this sounds too strong, consider Luke 12:33-34: “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to […]

Commission or Co-Mission?

Wil LaVeist, PhD. is chief communications officer for Mennonite Church USA and senior executive for advancement for Mennonite Mission Network.   What does it mean to you when you hear the word commission? For some it’s “an instruction, command, or duty given to a person or group of people.” For others it is more about […]

Money matters in Mennonite Church USA

Glen Guyton is executive director or Mennonite Church USA.  I received a disturbing memo from a church leader about them having to dissolve a few programs and some internal reorganization due to reduced funding. Money is going to be a thing in determining the future direction of MC USA. That is not a very spiritual […]