Immigrant delegation visits Washington, D.C., to call for immigration reform

Effort co-sponsored by Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Central Committee [Spanish] By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—On May 14–15, a delegation of Mennonite leaders with first-hand experience with the U.S. immigration system gathered in Washington, D.C., to meet with congressional representatives to advocate for just and humane immigration reform. The delegation was […]

Mennonite Church USA leaders call for Pentecost Sunday to be a day of “prayer and faxing” for immigration reform

Immigrant delegation to Washington, D.C., and 40 Days of Scripture and Prayer are other initiatives [Español] By Joanna Shenk ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—As members of Mennonite Church USA prepare for this summer’s biennial denominational convention, to be held July 1–6 in Phoenix, national staff members are leading several initiatives to encourage congregations to advocate […]

Stutzman to meet with chair of House Judiciary Committee

Please pray for Ervin Stutzman, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, and others who will be meeting with Representative Goodlatte in Harrisonburg, Va., on Thursday, March 28, at noon (EDT) to discuss the need for just and humane immigration reform. Bob Goodlatte represents the sixth congressional district of Virginia and is chair of the House […]

CCT: Church leaders urge fundamental immigration reform

Mennonite Church USA Introduction to the following release: At its annual meeting, held Jan. 29–Feb. 1, 2013, in Austin, Texas, Christian Churches Together (CCT) brought together senior leaders from across the country to engage with each other on the issue of immigration. CCT includes evangelical, Pentecostal, historic Protestant, Roman Catholic and Historic Black churches. (Mennonite […]