Prayers of lament: Responding to the violence of racism

By Mennonite Church USA staff As we have witnessed the recent and persistent violence upon black bodies, we are offering this space of collective lament and grief that comes from many voices across Mennonite Church USA (MC USA). Biblical lament shows us how to express deep sorrow, name suffering and cry out for God. “Laments […]

Caring for the soul of the congregation

Mary Etta King (far right) is pastor, with her spouse Linford, at Covenant Mennonite Fellowship in Sarasota, Florida. She is a trained spiritual director and former director of the Kairos School of Spiritual Formation (Lancaster, Pennsylvania). She also served as Conference Minister of Mountain States Mennonite Conference.   Serving as pastor and spiritual director at […]