Letting it rain … learning to lament

Jane Hoober Peifer resides in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with her husband Daryl. Following 24 years in pastoral ministry, Jane received Spiritual Direction training from KAIROS: School for Spiritual Formation (Lancaster, Pennsylvania). She currently companions folks in Lancaster and in Harrisonburg. She also serves as a leader for two cohorts of new pastors in Mennonite Church USA […]

Prayers. Sorrows. Peace.

              Keith Lyndaker Schlabach lives in Mt. Rainier, Maryland near Washington D.C. He divides his time between contemplative writing, wood inlay, and attempting to live out the peaceable kingdom as husband to Rachelle, father of two children and friend to several dogs, cats and a bunny. He is also the […]

It Stops With Me

Sarah Ann Bixler deeply loves Mennonite Church USA and its commitment to God’s healing and hope. She has served throughout Mennonite Church USA in education, youth ministry, curriculum writing and conference leadership. Sarah is currently a Master of Divinity student at Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey, where she lives with her husband, Benjamin, and […]

#WeAreMenno: “I didn’t know my name”

Women Doing Theology workshop inspires pastor to enter film festival fundraiser By Janie Beck Kreider (Mennonite Church USA)—When Margie Mejía-Caraballo of Moline, Ill., chose to attend a slam poetry workshop during Mennonite Church USA’s Women Doing Theology Conference in February 2014 in Leesburg, Va., she didn’t know the experience would lead her to produce her […]