Seven questions with … Diane Zaerr Brenneman

Diane Zaerr Brenneman is a member of Mennonite Church USA Executive Board. This post originally appeared on TheMennonite.org as part of its Seven Questions series. Name: Diane Zaerr Brenneman Congregation: West Union Mennonite Church, Kalona, Iowa 1. Can you think of one person from the congregation you grew up in that made a big impact […]

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Dr. Joseph Manickam named ninth president of Hesston College

HESSTON, Kansas (Hesston College / Mennonite Education Agency) — Dr. Joseph Manickam has been appointed as the ninth president of Hesston College following a unanimous vote from the Hesston College Board of Directors and the Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) board. He will officially assume office on July 1, 2017. Dr. Manickam, currently director of the […]

Seven questions with … Joyce Kusuma

Joyce Kusuma is a member of Mennonite Church USA Executive Board. This post originally appeared on TheMennonite.org as part of its Seven Questions series. Name: Joyce Kusuma Occupation: Nurse Practitioner and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board Congregation: Upland (California) Peace Church 1. Did you have a favorite Bible story as a child? […]

I’ve got the power! A step on the road towards justice

Hannah Heinzkehr is the Executive Director for The Mennonite, Inc. She lives in Goshen, Indiana, with her husband, Justin, and two kids. In 2014, Gordon Houser, the editor of The Mennonite magazine (full disclosure: the publication I now work for), issued an invitation. In an editorial, he called for Mennonites to submit people’s names to […]

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Board members affirmed, appointed at biennial Delegate Assembly

ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—The following first-term nominees for churchwide boards were affirmed July 1 during Mennonite Church USA’s June 30 – July 4, 2015, Delegate Assembly in Kansas City, Missouri. All terms are four years in length. David Boshart, Wellman, Iowa, moderator-elect (two years)/moderator (2 years), Executive Board Diane Zaerr Brenneman, Wellman, Iowa, Executive […]

Board members affirmed at biennial Delegate Assembly

ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—The following first-term nominees for churchwide boards were affirmed during Mennonite Church USA’s July 2–5 Delegate Assembly in Phoenix. All terms are four years in length. Patricia Shelly, Newton, Kan., moderator-elect (two years)/moderator (two years), Executive Board Yvonne Diaz, Terlingua, Texas, Executive Board Joy Sutter, East Norristown, Pa., Executive Board Isaac […]