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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Shared health coverage, mutual aid continue to benefit Mennonite Church USA congregations

Board affirms 2014 decision that congregations leaving the denomination can stay on the plan ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA)—In May, when Vern Rempel ended a long-term pastoral assignment to found Beloved Community: A Mennonite Congregation in Littleton, Colorado, he was able to bring his Corinthian Plan health coverage with him. The new church plant, which […]

East Coast representative named for Corinthian Plan

(Mennonite Church USA)—The Corinthian Plan (TCP) has hired James Miller of Sarasota, Fla., as area representative for eight Mennonite Church USA area conferences on the East Coast, effective Feb. 1, 2015. The Corinthian Plan is a Mennonite Church USA-sponsored health coverage and benefits program based on mutual care practices. Miller comes to The Corinthian Plan […]

Participation in Corinthian Plan remains steady despite Affordable Care Act

ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—Congregational participation in The Corinthian Plan (TCP), a Mennonite Church USA-sponsored health coverage and benefits program based on mutual care practices, continues to be stable as the plan begins its sixth year on Jan. 1, 2015. “We’ve seen congregations continue to make the decision to remain a part of The Corinthian […]

Health coverage plan helps Mennonites to practice mutual care

Fifteen church plants receive a subsidy from the fair balance fund [Versión en español] By Laurie Oswald Robinson Mennonite Church USA—When Jerry and Lori Acosta of Mathias, Texas, came to Wichita, Kan., in August to help launch a Hispanic church plant, Manos de Cristo (Hands of Christ), they did not have health insurance for themselves […]