Being ‘the first’ and accepted

Glen Guyton, executive director of MC USA, reflects on role, two years after making history By Kayla Berkey (Mennonite Church USA) — “God calls us to strange places in strange ways,” Glen Guyton said in a sermon to Pasadena Mennonite Church on Jacob’s calling from God at Bethel in Genesis 28. He relates this theme […]

Racial/Ethnic leaders aim to engage church power brokers

A joint press release of Everence, Mennonite Church USA, Mennonite Education Agency, and Mennonite Mission Network. By Sara Alvarez ELKHART, Ind.—In the fourth year of the Hope for the Future conference, leaders interested in advancing multicultural leadership within Mennonite Church USA will seek to identify and broaden power-sharing and decision-making within the church. The conference […]

Group charts hope for church’s multicultural future

[Español] By Wil LaVeist LEESBURG, Va. (Mennonite Mission Network / Mennonite Education Agency / Mennonite Church USA)—More than 60 Racial/Ethnic leaders in Mennonite Church USA gathered Jan. 25–27 in Leesburg to encourage unity, celebrate the denomination’s multicultural progress, and begin outlining specific ways to help the entire church thrive as its membership rapidly becomes more […]