MC USA leaders at CLC urged to be a denomination that is ‘full of love’

Mennonite Church USA Membership Guidelines process, review of the bylaws, and an immigration learning tour in Tucson were among the highlights GLENDALE, Arizona (Mennonite Church USA) — Working and remaining together through tough challenges was the driving theme at the October 17-18 meeting of the Constituency Leaders Council (CLC), a denomination advisory group of conference, […]

The Gathering Place to host webinar series on Anabaptism and American politics

(Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA Faith Formation announces Putting People on the Ballot: Anabaptism and American Politics, a three-part webinar series to explore one perspective on how Anabaptist theology can create a different paradigm for engaging government without falling into the traps of fallen systems or partisan politics. The webinar is a resource […]

Love is a Verb: Pure spiritual muscle memory

Scott Peterson is the Leadership Pastor at Trinity Mennonite Church in Glendale, Arizona, where he lives with his amazing wife and two adorable sons. He holds an ever-growing list of hobbies and a Master of Arts in Theology from Fresno Pacific University. You can find his blog and spoken word poetry at When I […]

Phoenix-area Mennonites continue history of engagement with their communities

Ministries range from transitional homes to a retirement community to programs supporting youth [Español] By Hilary J. Scarsella ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—Mennonites preparing to gather July 1–6 in Phoenix for the biennial convention of Mennonite Church USA may wonder what kind of presence Mennonites have offered in this city of nearly 1.5 million residents—the […]

STAR Training to be offered prior to Phoenix 2013 convention

ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—In the days leading up to Mennonite Church USA’s next biennial convention, to be held July 1–6, 2013, in Phoenix, Ariz., the Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute (MPLI) will offer Level I of the STAR (Strategies for Trauma, Awareness and Resilience) Training near the convention site to make this continued education opportunity […]