Mennonite Church USA statement on racial injustice

By Mennonite Church Executive Board staff Amid the recent events surrounding the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, the latest fatal violence against African Americans, Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) joins in mourning and lament. We lament that this is yet another example of the simmering racial injustice that pervades America, and we pray […]

Love is a Verb in Fresno

Steve Ratzlaff is a retired pastor. He has served as pastor of Seattle (Washington) Mennonite Church, First Mennonite Church in Lincoln, Nebraska and Mennonite Community Church in Fresno, California. He and his spouse, Lynette, live in Fresno, California.  Last year, a headline in the Fresno Bee newspaper read: “Breakthrough plan to inspect rental housing approved […]

New Peace and Justice Support Network coordinating minister announced

Mennonite Mission Network / Mennonite Church USA New Peace and Justice Support Network coordinating minister announced ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Mission Network/Mennonite Church USA)—Jason Boone, a Raleigh, N.C., resident with extensive experience in social justice ministries, nonprofit communication, and anti-poverty initiatives, has been chosen to lead the Peace and Justice Support Networkas coordinating minister. Boone, who […]