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Call to prayer and action in response to the tragedies of gun violence

By Mennonite Church USA Staff with Michael Martin, director of RAWtools Lord, hear our grief… We pray for the lives lost in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois, which join the climbing number of those lost to gun violence in America. Comfort the mourning, the grieving, the broken-hearted. Compel our prayers […]

Several thousand Mennonites seek to gather as peacemakers in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Mission Network) – Roughly 3,000 Mennonites are gathering July 2-6 in Kansas City, Missouri as people seeking to be Anabaptist peacemakers in the 21st century. Glen Guyton, the first African American to become executive director of Mennonite Church USA (MC USA), will lead its 500 delegates at […]

Learn, Pray, Join: My call to peacemaking in North Korea

Joy Yoon and her family have been working and living in North Korea for over a decade. Their work inside began through humanitarian outreach and social entrepreneurship. Today they focus on treating children with developmental disabilities through a Rehabilitation Center in the capital city. They are among a select few Americans to have lived long-term […]

Join the North and South Korea Day of Prayer on May 20

(Mennonite Church USA) — Congregations and individuals are invited to engage in a collective day of prayer for North and South Korea on Sunday, May 20, 2018. This “Learn, Pray, Join” initiative is through a partnership with MC USA staff, Mennonite Mission Network, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and ReconciliAsian. Congregations and individuals can join the […]

Write for peace—and win money!

Anita Hooley Yoder is a 2014 graduate of Bethany Theological Seminary. She is currently working on several writing projects, including Sunday school curriculum for Shine and a history book for Mennonite Women USA. She and her husband live in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Calling all peace-loving students! Bethany Theological Seminary has posted guidelines for their annual peace essay contest. It […]

New Peace and Justice Support Network coordinating minister announced

Mennonite Mission Network / Mennonite Church USA New Peace and Justice Support Network coordinating minister announced ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA)—Jason Boone, a Raleigh, N.C., resident with extensive experience in social justice ministries, nonprofit communication, and anti-poverty initiatives, has been chosen to lead the Peace and Justice Support Networkas coordinating minister. Boone, who […]