MennoTalks: Practical peacemaking in everyday life

At the Mennonite Church USA convention in Orlando in July, planners tried something new: MennoTalks. Not quite TED and not exactly Pecha Kucha, MennoTalks explored a different topic each day, featuring speakers from diverse perspectives. Topics included Celebrating Women (Wednesday); Race, Religion and Justice (Thursday); and Local and Global Peacemaking (Friday). Over the next several […]

Come and See tour

‘Come and See’ tours enable more than 110 leaders to learn about Israel/Palestine

ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA) — Nearly four years ago, Mennonite Church USA members were invited to “Come and See” the situation in Israel/Palestine for themselves. In the time since, a series of learning tours have enabled 112 church leaders to meet Israelis and Palestinians and learn from their realities. The roots of the initiative […]

Love is a Verb: Our story: “When we take risks, we do it together”

Sarasota couple’s decision to follow Christ leads them to a life of service to the church By Jenny Castro In 1970, after a mutual friend introduced Marco and Sandra Güete to each other in Cartagena, Colombia, they knew pretty quickly that they wanted to be married. Sandra, 19 at the time, was living with her […]

Grace at the Table

Alyssa Bennett Smith lives in Kansas City, Missouri with her husband Joshua, and works as the Web and Social Media Content Manager for Mennonite Church USA. She loves coffee, cats, tattoos, poetry, and theology. In May of 2015 she graduated from Central Baptist Theological Seminary, earning a Master of Arts in Theological Studies, with an […]

El plan de cobertura de salud ayuda a los menonitas a practicar el cuidado mutuo

Quince iglesias recién plantadas reciben un subsidio procedente del fondo para el balance justo [English version] Por Laurie Oswald Robinson NEWTON, Kansas (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.)—Cuando Jerry y Lori Acosta de Mathias, Texas, vinieron a Wichita, Kan., en agosto para ayudar con la plantación de la iglesia hispana, Manos de Cristo, ellos carecían de […]

Urban-rural partnership reaps benefits for the wider church

Agri-Urban program has raised nearly $5.5 million over more than 40 years Versión en español By Carol Duerksen Newton, Kan. (Mennonite Church USA)—Alan Entz of First Mennonite Church in Newton, Kan., walks along the feed bunk, bucket in hand, trying to feed the cattle and pose per the instructions of the photographer. The camera needs […]

‘Seguir la nube’, un paso a la vez

Read this article in English: http://mennoniteusa.org/2012/02/10/following-the-cloud-one-step-at-a-time/ Iglesia Menonita de EE.UU. / Red Menonita de Misión ‘Seguir la nube’, un paso a la vez La Comunidad Menonita Grace, una iglesia plantada en el noreste de Texas, celebra sus seis meses de vida. Por Annette Brill Bergstresser Karen y Steve Mascho, de Gladewater, Texas, tuvieron su primer […]

‘Following the cloud,’ one step at a time

Lea este artículo en español: http://mennoniteusa.org/2012/02/13/seguir-la-nube-un-paso-a-la-vez/ Mennonite Church USA / Mennonite Mission Network ‘Following the cloud,’ one step at a time Grace Mennonite Fellowship, a northeastern Texas church plant, celebrates six months of existence. By Annette Brill Bergstresser When Karen and Steve Mascho of Gladewater, Texas, first encountered Mennonites in April 2010, they never imagined […]