Mennonite Church USA seeks seminar proposals for MennoCon21

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — Convention planners are seeking proposals for equipping seminars at MennoCon21, the Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) biennial convention slated to take place in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 6-10, 2021. The deadline for submissions is October 10, 2020. “The worship experience and equipping seminars are the main reasons […]

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Mennonite Church USA hosts panel discussion on dismantling racism

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — The leadership team of Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) is hosting Race, Church and Change, an interactive panel discussion on the impact of racism in the church and meaningful approaches to dismantling it. Featuring a diverse panel of speakers, the online event will be held via Zoom (and simultaneously broadcast via Facebook Live) on Thursday, June 25 from 6:30-8 p.m. EDT /3:30-5 p.m. PDT. Participants may submit questions for […]

Mennonite Church USA launches new Justice Fund

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — In the midst of significant social unrest in the United States, Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) has launched a Justice Fund to provide a way for individuals and congregations to support MC USA churches that are actively involved in dismantling racism, addressing police brutality, reimagining policing in […]

MCEC Announces Ministerial Misconduct

By MCEC staff Republished from Mennonite Church Eastern Canada KITCHENER, ON (Mennonite Church Eastern Canada) — Mennonite Church Eastern Canada (MCEC) received complaints of ministerial misconduct and ministerial sexual misconduct against Wilmer Martin, a credentialed pastor. MCEC investigated the allegations of misconduct according to the denominational protocol, Ministerial Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure. As stipulated […]

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Renewing a NYC peace witness in perilous times

By Laurie Oswald Robinson, Mennonite Mission Network NEWTON, Kansas (Mennonite Mission Network and Mennonite Church USA) — When Mennonite Mission Network’s church-planting coach Mauricio Chenlo attended the 60th anniversary of Primera Iglesia Menonita de Brooklyn in New York City last August, he did not yet know the Spirit’s plans for the future. It did not […]

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African American Mennonite Association urges MC USA to address racial injustice

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — African American Mennonite Association (AAMA) called upon fellow Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) congregations, which are predominately white, to be actively involved in promoting healing and reconciliation amid the protests that have erupted since the violent racial killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. […]

Pernyataan Mennonite Church USA tentang ketidakadilan rasial

English Version Here Diposting pada 1 Juni 2020 Oleh staf Dewan Eksekutif Gereja Mennonite Di tengah-tengah peristiwa baru-baru ini seputar pembunuhan George Floyd oleh polisi Minneapolis, kekerasan fatal terakhir terhadap orang Afrika-Amerika, Gereja Mennonite USA (MC USA) bergabung dalam perkabungan dan ratapan. Kami menyesalkan bahwa ini adalah contoh lain dari ketidakadilan rasial yang membara yang […]

Gereja Mennonite USA membantu mempersiapkan gereja gereja untuk pembukaan kembali

English Version Here Dipost pada 13 May, 2020  Oleh Staff MC USA    Gereja Mennonite USA (MC USA) mendukung para pemimpin dan jemaat gereja melalui bimbingan praktis dan spiritual dan juga sumber daya ketika mereka yang mulai mempertimbangkan untuk membuka kembali gereja mereka di tengah-tengah pandemi COVID-19.  “Memutuskan apakah, kapan dan bagaimana untuk membuka kembali adalah keputusan besar dengan konsekuensi serius,” kata Glen Guyton, direktur eksekutif MC USA, dalam rekomendasi yang dirilis hari ini. “Para Pemimpin di Gereja Mennonite USA memikul tanggung jawab yang luar biasa ini.”  Rekomendasi tersebut menguraikan enam pertimbangan untuk penegasan, membahas cara-cara […]

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Mosaic Mennonite Conference: A new name on Pentecost comes with power and possibilities

by Emily Ralph Servant, Director of Communication, Mosaic Mennonite Conference Eastern District & Franconia Conference has become Mosaic Mennonite Conference, a change that was announced during a conference-wide virtual worship service on Pentecost Sunday, May 31, 2020. “As the reconciled Eastern District & Franconia Conference, we are excited about the future that God is calling […]

Mennonite Church USA issues statement on racial injustice

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) released a statement on racial injustice today in response to events surrounding the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The statement calls for its congregations “to stand in solidarity with communities of color, walk alongside them and, indeed, be led by […]