MCUSA Executive Board

Executive Board looks toward the future of the church

Note: This report initially appeared in The Mennonite. By Hannah Heinzekehr KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Mennonite Church USA) — In their penultimate meeting of the biennium, members of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board (EB) took time March 30-April 1 to reflect on denominational developments over the last two years and to look ahead to new trends […]

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Executive Board staff transitions

ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA) — Randy Miller’s quarter-time role on the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board staff ended on Dec. 31. Miller was hired as special assistant to the executive director in March 2014 to focus on fundraising for the Purposeful Plan 2017 Fund. Miller’s work included helping to retire the debt for the […]

Reaching way beyond the flock

Mennonite Church USA’s Ervin Stutzman appears on TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? By Melodie M. Davis ELKHART, Ind., and HARRISONBURG, Va. (Mennonite Church USA and MennoMedia) — On many Sundays, Ervin Stutzman, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, can be found preaching or speaking at Mennonite churches, conference meetings, board meetings, or churchwide […]

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Board members affirmed, appointed at biennial Delegate Assembly

ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—The following first-term nominees for churchwide boards were affirmed July 1 during Mennonite Church USA’s June 30 – July 4, 2015, Delegate Assembly in Kansas City, Missouri. All terms are four years in length. David Boshart, Wellman, Iowa, moderator-elect (two years)/moderator (2 years), Executive Board Diane Zaerr Brenneman, Wellman, Iowa, Executive […]

Resolution on the Status of Membership Guidelines passes

By Meg Short KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. (Mennonite Church USA) — Over 1,000 attended the afternoon delegate session on July 2. Introducing the membership guideline resolution for delegates to discuss were two Mennonite Church USA board members, David Sutter and Yvonne Diaz. They reported that the resolution was both written and approved by the Executive Board […]

Dig In (¡A Escarbar! ) ya disponible en español

Materia enfoca en 13 pasajes bíblicos claves para los anabautistas Harrisonburg, Virginia, EE. UU., y Waterloo, Ontario, Canadá (MennoMedia)—Si importan todos los textos de la Biblia, ¿cómo se sabe cuáles son los más importantes, los que merecen la suprema atención, perspicacia, y devoción? MennoMedia acaba de publicar ¡A Escarbar! Trece textos bíblicos que nos ayudan […]

Convention offerings to support new SS curriculum and young Mennonites without documentation

[Español] By Hilary J. Scarsella ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—At each biennial convention of Mennonite Church USA, a special offering is received to support a chosen ministry of the church. At this summer’s convention in Phoenix, participants will have the opportunity to contribute toward two initiatives: Mennonite Church USA’s DREAMer Fund and MennoMedia’s forthcoming Sunday […]

Ofrendas de la convención ayudarán a menonitas jóvenes sin documentos y a plan de estudios de escuela dominical

[English] Por Hilary J. Scarsella ELKHART, Indiana (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)— En cada convención bienal de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. se recibe una ofrenda especial para apoyar un ministerio de la iglesia. En la convención de este verano en Phoenix, los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de contribuir en pos de dos iniciativas: […]

Radio program offers Easter special

‘Shaping Families’ announces schedule for April By Melodie Davis HARRISONBURG, Va.—An Easter special plus an interview with Duane Sider about his father’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease highlight the Shaping Families radio program line-up for April. Two additional programs have been updated for re-release this year on “Facing Cancer” and “Eating Healthier.” The schedule for April: […]

Gather ‘Round curriculum cosponsors major conference

D.C. event titled ‘Children, Youth, and a New Kind of Christianity’ By Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford ELGIN, Ill., and HARRISONBURG, Va.—The Gather ’Round curriculum project is cosponsoring an innovative conference on “Children, Youth, and a New Kind of Christianity.” The event takes place May 7-10 in Washington, D.C. Gather ’Round: Hearing and Sharing God’s Good News is […]