Community of Sisters for the Journey / Una Comunidad de Hermanas en el Camino

Over the next few months we’ve invited folks from across Mennonite Church USA to reflect on our Journey Forward and consider how they’ve seen Renewed Commitments at work in their lives, their congregation or community. If you’d like to contribute to this series by highlighting stories that bring our shared values to life, email JenniferC@MennoniteUSA.org.  Marta Castillo is a leadership minister […]

Grupo de discernimiento sobre abuso sexual y la iglesia finaliza su trabajo

Un nuevo grupo se está formando para abordar el abuso sexual dentro de la Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU. [English] Por Jenny Castro (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.) — El Grupo de discernimiento sobre abuso sexual y la iglesia, un comité formado en el 2013 para abordar el doloroso y complejo legado de abuso sexual […]

Discernment Group on sexual abuse and the church ends its work

New group is forming to address sexual abuse within Mennonite Church USA [Español] By Jenny Castro (Mennonite Church USA) — The Discernment Group on sexual abuse and the church, a committee formed in 2013 to address the painful and complex legacy of sexual abuse by renowned theologian and professor John Howard Yoder and the church’s […]

An invitation for victims of abuse to submit requests for reimbursement

Ervin Stutzman is executive director of Mennonite Church USA The Discernment Group working to care for victims of sexual abuse and to advocate against sexual abuse in the Mennonite Church has established a Care and Prevention Fund with Mennonite Church USA. The purpose of the fund is threefold: 1) to recompense, at least in some […]

Sister Care seminar breaks new ground with inclusion of translation

Mennonite Women USA By Emily Ralph SOUDERTON, Pa.—One hundred and thirty women gathered for training and fellowship at Souderton Mennonite Church on March 23-24. The Sister Care seminar, developed by Mennonite Women USA, was sponsored by Eastern District and Franconia Conferences as part of their continuing work to equip and train congregational leaders. Souderton’s Sister […]

Sister Care Expands to Member Care in Portland

Mennonite Women USA Sister Care Expands to Member Care in Portland Men join women for seminar By Joan Kropf Some came because their wives wanted them to, others because they are in leadership positions and their congregations encouraged them to. But the underlying reason men participated in a Member Care seminar for the first time […]