Mennonite Church USA contributing to the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition

[Español] By Jenny Castro (Mennonite Church USA)—A coalition of people from across Mennonite Church USA is working systematically to dismantle the Doctrine of Discovery (DoD), a 15th-century philosophical framework that gives “Christian governments” moral and legal authority to dominate Indigenous peoples and to invade and take over Indigenous lands. According to Iris de León-Hartshorn, director […]

A Papal Encyclical, a Mennonite resolution, and the relevance of Anablacktivism

LAWRENCE JENNINGS of Infinity Mennonite Church in New York City has been involved in community and economic development for more than three decades. Since 2013, he has been affiliated with GreenFaith, first as a Fellow, and currently as a lead organizer of the new Restoration Nation faith communities/green jobs initiative. A member of the Thomas […]

Every Creature Singing

Andre Gingerich Stoner is director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA. “Laudato Si,” a song composed by Francis of Assisi and based on Psalm 148 extols praises to God made known through the beauty and wonder of all creation. It is the basis of our English hymn, “All creatures of our God and King, […]