Mennonite Church USA Staff Transitions in Communications and Archives

By MC USA staff (Mennonite Church USA) – Mennonite Church USA’s Executive Board staff announces several new staff appointments: Caleb Allen has joined the MC USA staff as communications production coordinator. He will also assist with convention planning. He is dividing his time between MC USA’s two regional offices in Newton, Kansas, and Elkhart, Indiana. […]

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MC USA Staff Transitions

Mennonite Church USA will be experiencing several staff transitions in the coming weeks and months. Jennifer Castro has accepted a new position at the Martinez Street Women’s Center in San Antonio as director of programs. She has served with MC USA as the coordinator of Women in Leadership (WIL) and communications associate since 2014. Her […]

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Mennonite Church USA Executive Board staff transitions

(Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA announces the following Executive Board (EB) staff transitions: Janie Beck Kreider announced her plans to complete her service as director of Communications for MC USA in August 2019. She will be studying in a nursing program in the fall. “Three years ago, Janie jumped into a challenging role […]

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That they may be one

Glen Guyton is executive director of Mennonite Church USA. I recently spent five days in my former home conference, Virginia Mennonite. I had quite the hectic schedule: two chapels at Eastern Mennonite School, an evening lecture, lunch with credentialed leaders, breakfast with youth leaders, a meeting with EMU president, Susan Huxman, a high school musical, […]


Over the last year our work with the #WeAreMenno campaign has highlighted stories from across Mennonite Church USA. As we talked with incredibly diverse individuals and congregations, we encountered the work of the Spirit, and were inspired by stories of faith and partnership. In this collective reflection, the Mennonite Church USA communications staff offer their […]

Leaving well: Six things I’ve learned during my work with Mennonite Church USA

Hannah Heinzekehr is director of Communications and Marketing for Mennonite Church USA. Here’s one thing I know about myself. I am bad at transitions. Especially when those transitions are endings. In our last meeting, my spiritual director reminded me that we all have natural tendencies when it comes to endings and saying goodbye. There are […]