The Mennonite, Inc., for MC USA Delegates

About us

The Mennonite, Inc., a churchwide program entity of Mennonite Church USA, publishes Anabaptist content through a magazine and digital platforms. Our mission is to help readers glorify God, grow in faith and become agents of healing and hope in our world. We are a self-supporting organization governed by a board of directors.

The Mennonite Church USA bylaws identify three goals for The Mennonite, Inc.:

1. to provide a forum for Anabaptist and Mennonite voices;
2. to promote the ministries of and to support identity-building for Mennonite Church USA;
3. to offer an editorial voice distinct from but collaborative with other leadership voices.

Ways to connect with The Mennonite, Inc.:
  • TMail newslettera weekly e-newsletter sent out every Monday. It is a roundup of news, blogs, perspectives, podcasts, multimedia and more from across the church. This resource is provided free of charge and is sent to over 4,100 subscribers. Sign up today. 
  • The Mennonite magazine: published monthly both in print and online. It is a full-color, 40-page magazine that includes original feature-length articles, news, columns, Bible study and editorial pieces exploring what it means to be an Anabaptist Christ-follower today. We offer discounted rates to groups of three or more subscribers. Subscribe today. 
  • Meno Acontecer newsletter: This Spanish-language e-newsletter is edited by Marco Güete and includes original Spanish-language news, Bible study and resources. It is sent out monthly via email to over 650 subscribers. A printable PDF file is also available on our website. Sign up today. 
  • Podcasts: The Mennonite, Inc., works in partnership with other church organizations to produce four podcasts: Holding It(,) Together; MennoHealth Cast; Peace Lab; and Smart Living, Simple Money. Listen here.
  • TheMennonite.org and social media: We share new articles every day. In 2018, our website had over 700,000 pageviews. This is the missional arm of our organization that serves members of Mennonite Church USA and other Anabaptists or those who seek to learn more about the Anabaptist-Mennonite faith. Join the conversation now at themennonite.org and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Learn more about The Mennonite, Inc., in this short video:

Staff members:
  • Sheldon C. Good, executive director, Lansdale, Pennsylvania
  • Rebecca Helmuth, subscription coordinator, Goshen, Indiana
  • Gordon Houser, editor, Newton, Kansas
  • Shé Langley, digital media consultant, Hampton, Virginia
  • Conrad Martin, bookkeeper, Lansdale, Pennsylvania
  • Hannah Gerig Meyer, designer, Goshen, Indiana
Board members:
  • Sarah Burkhalter, Seattle
  • Steven Edwards, Goshen, Indiana (treasurer)
  • Barth Hague, Newton, Kansas
  • Hans Houshower, Bluffton, Ohio (vice-chair)
  • Jason Moyer, Canton, Ohio
  • Melody Pannell, Dayton, Virginia (board chair)
  • Duane Stoltzfus, Goshen, Indiana
  • Sheri Wenger, Lancaster, Pennsylvania (secretary)
Editorial Council members:
  • Judy Augsburger, Claremont, California
  • Joanne Gallardo, Goshen, Indiana
  • Joyce Hiendarto, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Brad Roth, Moundridge, Kansas
  • Shirley Showalter, Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Jerrell Williams, Pittsburgh