I’ve got the power! Women and money

Teresa Boshart Yoder is an Everence Charitable Services and Church Relations Representative, working to help congregations, organizations and individuals with stewardship education and charitable planning needs. She lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with her husband Lonnie. The wage gap is real. And it’s a real problem for women. In 2014, women working full time in the […]

I’ve got the power! Naming and reclaiming power as a force for good

Jenny Castro is communications associate and coordinator of the Women in Leadership Project for Mennonite Church USA. Dear friends, I can’t tell you how excited I am to gather together with Anabaptist/Mennonite women from across the United States and Canada to learn and listen, challenge and grow at the Women in Leadership Project’s second Women […]

I’ve got the power! Reflecting on years of Women Doing Theology

Cynthia Lapp is a pastor at Hyattsville (Maryland) Mennonite Church. This month she celebrates 30 years of living and working in the Washington D.C. area. Cynthia is married to Eric Stoltzfus and is the proud mother of Cecilia, Jamie and Elijah. As a young seminarian, I heard about the (controversial) ecumenical “Re-imagining” conference in 1993. […]

I’ve got the power! Small but mighty

Sarah Ann Bixler is a Ph.D. student in practical theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, focusing on Christian education and formation. She has served throughout Mennonite Church USA in education, youth ministry, curriculum writing and conference leadership. She currently chairs the Orlando 2017 adult worship planning committee. Sarah lives with her husband, Benjamin, and their three children in New […]

I’ve got the power! God has given us a spirit of power

Anita Hooley Yoder works in campus ministry at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. She’s a graduate of Goshen College and Bethany Theological Seminary, Richmond, Indiana. Her most recent writing project is a history of Mennonite women’s organizations, forthcoming from Herald Press. Anita lives with her husband, Ben Yoder, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

“¡Yo tengo el poder!” será el tema de la segunda conferencia de Mujeres Haciendo Teología

[English] (Iglesia Menonita de EE. UU.) — El Proyecto de Mujeres en Liderazgo (WLP, por sus siglas en inglés) realizará su segunda conferencia de Mujeres Haciendo Teología del 4 al 6 de noviembre del 2016 en el National Conference Center de Leesburg, Virginia. El tema de la conferencia es “¡Yo tengo el poder! Darle nombre […]