Webinar: The Corinthian Plan responds to COVID-19

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) is hosting a webinar to address questions about The Corinthian Plan, the denomination’s health plan for pastors and church workers, and its provisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar for congregational employers, participating pastors and staff will be held on Tuesday, April […]

Activities and ideas during COVID-19

By The Corinthian Plan team: Ingrid Friesen Moser, Joe Christophel, James Miller, Teresa Pickens and Duncan Smith COVID-19 has rapidly changed many things in our families, churches and communities. Here are some ways The Corinthian Plan staff are responding to and noticing people coming together to get through this difficult time. We invite you to […]

Social Distancing and caring for each other during COVID-19

Duncan Smith is director of The Corinthian Plan for Mennonite Church USA.   “Social distancing” is now a part of our everyday lexicon. There is a lot of discussion as to whether this should be called “physical distancing” because the main intent is for people to have a zone around others that lessens the spread […]

The well-being of letting go and picking up

By Ingrid Friesen Moser Ingrid Friesen Moser, MA, RDN has worked in wellness for 25 years. In addition to her ten-year history as Wellness Coordinator with Mennonite Church USA’s Corinthian Plan, the health plan for MC USA pastors and church workers, she works with children and adults at Maple City Health Care Center in Goshen, […]

Amid medical needs, The Corinthian Plan provides support through sharing, mutual aid

This article first appeared in The Mennonite. By Duncan Smith, director of The Corinthian Plan for Mennonite Church USA Jane Roeschley, pastor of Mennonite Church of Normal in Normal, Illinois, and her husband, Mark, had not had a catastrophic medical need or cost in 40 years of marriage beyond childbirth until, suddenly, things changed. A […]

Glen Guyton

The Little Green Dove: Who is MC USA?

Glen Guyton is executive director or Mennonite Church USA. In this three-part blog series, Glen explores MC USA structure while challenging us as members of this denomination to Journey Forward together. Who and what is Mennonite Church USA? That is a question that we must continually ask ourselves as we seek to fulfill our mission […]

Glen Guyton

Looking through the mirror at the Menno-verse

Glen Guyton is executive director of Mennonite Church USA. As a child I was a geek, a nerd, and proud of it. In the 80s my step team and I rocked blue sweatshirts with embroidered letters. My line name was Professor Stomp. I fully embrace my geekdom in the same way I fully embrace who […]

The power of encouragement

Ingrid Friesen Moser, MA, RD has degrees in both Christian Formation (AMBS) and Nutrition (Goshen College) and worked in the fields of dietetics and wellness for over 20 years. She is the author of Body Talk: Speaking the Words of Health (Living Stewardship Series, Herald Press 2007) and has been the wellness consultant for The […]

Find someone to be at your side

Ingrid Friesen Moser, M.A., R.D. has degrees in Christian Formation from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary and Nutrition from Goshen College. She has worked in the fields of dietetics and wellness for over 20 years. She is the author of Body Talk: Speaking the Words of Health (Living Stewardship Series, Herald Press, 2007) and has been […]