Seeking peace in their cities, urban leaders gather in Philadelphia

By Rachel Sommer for Mennonite Church USA and  Mennonite Central Committee East Coast PHILADELPHIA—In a letter to Jerusalem’s exiled leaders, the prophet Jeremiah called on them to work for the welfare of Babylon, the city to which they had been deported. “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city,” he wrote. “Pray to the Lord […]

Mennonite urban ministry work advances

(Versión en español) By Andrew Clouse ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA)—At the Urban Leaders Summit in November 2010, Stanley W. Green, Mennonite Mission Network’s executive director, said the summit—the first of its kind for Mennonite Church USA—was “critical” for shaping the future of Anabaptist urban ministry in the United States. Since then, Anabaptist ministers in […]