Seven questions … with Sam Voth Schrag

  Sam Voth Schrag is a member of Mennonite Church USA Executive Board. This post originally appeared on as part of its Seven Questions series. Seven question interviews are compiled by Hannah Heinzekehr. Name: Samuel Voth Schrag Occupation: Pastor at St. Louis Mennonite Fellowship and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. […]

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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 […]

Denver pastor works to overcome “allergy to evangelism”

(Versión en español) By Jessica Farmwald DENVER, Colo. (Mennonite Church USA)—It was a casual water-cooler conversation: One co-worker asked another what she had been doing with her musical hobby lately; she told him she was singing once a month at a bluesy jam session at First Mennonite Church (FMC) in Denver. Knowing he was also […]

Pastor de Denver trabaja para superar “la alergia a la evangelización”

(link to English version) Por Jessica Farmwald DENVER, Colorado (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)—Era una conversación casual en el trabajo: un hombre le preguntó a una compañera qué había estado haciendo últimamente con su pasatiempo musical; ella le dijo que estaba cantando una vez al mes en unas sesiones de improvisación de estilo blues en […]