I’ve got the power! Questions about Women Doing Theology

Jenny Castro is communications associate and coordinator of the Women in Leadership Project for Mennonite Church USA. Who is invited to a Women Doing Theology conference? What does Women Doing Theology even mean? Can I come even if I’m not a pastor or church leader? These questions in various shapes and forms have been flooding […]

Women Doing Theology conference speakers announced

ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA) — Registration is open for I’ve got the power! Naming and reclaiming power as a force for good, the second Women Doing Theology conference of Mennonite Church USA’s Women in Leadership Project (WLP). The event will be held Nov. 4–6 at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia. Planners hope […]

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 […]

I’ve got the power! Together we rise!

Rachel Lehman Stoltzfus lives with her spouse Eldon and grandson Khalid in Goshen, Indiana. A member of Waterford Mennonite Church, she has given leadership to Human Resources at Mennonite Mission Network for more than 20 years. Rachel enjoys learning from the gifts and perspectives of people from various backgrounds and cultures. She is grateful for […]

I’ve got the power! Tap into the power inside you

Jenny Castro is communications associate and coordinator of the Women in Leadership Project for Mennonite Church USA. There was a time in my life where I didn’t recognize that I had much power at all. For a significant portion of my formative years and young adulthood, when I evaluated my position – my status in […]

Women Doing Theology Conference collection of papers released

ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA)—Twenty of the papers presented at All You Need is Love: Honoring the Diversity of Women’s Voices in Theology, the first Women Doing Theology Conference hosted by the Women in Leadership Project (WLP) of Mennonite Church USA, are featured in a book that is now available online. “I’ve spent a lot […]

Women in Leadership Project determines direction for the future

By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA)—Leaders of Mennonite Church USA’s Women in Leadership Project (WLP) met Aug. 5–8 in Sarasota, Florida, to plan the next steps for the project. Areas of focus include planning a second Women Doing Theology conference, creating an undoing sexism training, strengthening the project’s web presence and inviting […]