Blog posts

You’ve got a place

7.20. 2017 Posted By: Hannah Heinzekehr

Hannah Heinzekehr is Executive Director of The Mennonite, Inc. This editorial appears in the August issue of The Mennonite magazine.  Every once in a while, my kids (a 2- and a 4-year-old) like to have a dance party. Days after returning from the Mennonite Church USA convention in Orlando, I walked into the room to find one […]

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What comes next?

7.11. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Marathana Prothro is assistant professor of communication at Bluffton (Ohio) Univeristy. This editorial ran in the special youth convention edition of The Mennonite magazine that she helped to edit in Orlando.  LET ME FILL YOU IN on a little secret. This exuberant rush, the on-top-of-the-world feeling you have right now, is not going to last. Trust […]

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Special Edition: Youth Convention Magazine

7.8. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

For the Mennonite Church USA convention in Orlando, we created a special edition of The Mennonite magazine just for youth. If you didn’t get a copy of the actual magazine, you can peruse it below. This magazine was produced, created and printed onsite by the staff of The Mennonite, Inc., as well as four interns: Katie […]

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Let’s talk about church with Malinda Berry: New podcast series

6.26. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Malinda Berry is assistant professor of theology and ethics at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. In this three-part podcast series (with new episodes arriving Wednesday June 28 and Friday June 30), Malinda explores what’s at stake and in store at the upcoming Future Church Summit in Orlando, Florida, next week. The podcast series was produced by […]

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The Mennonite, Inc. covers convention

6.23. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

The biennial Mennonite Church USA convention will take place July 4-8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, and The Mennonite, Inc. will be onsite providing you with full coverage of delegate sessions, the Future Church Summit, worship, seminars, servant projects and more. Each day, we’ll release a new edition of TMail, a roundup […]

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Keep gospel songs in the new song collection

5.10. 2017 Posted By: Elwood Yoder

I’ve led music at church for almost 30 years and I always include gospel songs for Sunday worship because our congregation loves to sing them. To the committee selecting music for our new collection, I ask that a good number of gospel songs be included. Young and old sing them, we know the words and the […]

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The Future Church Summit: Back to the fundamentals

4.27. 2017 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

The Future Church Summit (FCS) will take place July 6-8, at the Mennonite Church USA convention in Orlando. It will be a generative, open space for denomination-wide conversation — to dream together, reset priorities and engage one another in answering the question: How will we follow Jesus as Anabaptists in the 21st century? Leading up […]

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