Daily news Posts

Elaine A. Moyer, senior director of Mennonite Education Agency, retires

2.17. 2020 Written By: Mennonite Education Agency 538 Times read

Elaine A. Moyer, senior director of Mennonite Education Agency (MEA), has announced her retirement, effective Feb. 28. “We celebrate this milestone with Elaine and thank her for nearly 45 years of dedicated service to Anabaptist-Mennonite education and especially for her decade of devotion to MEA,” says Tom Stuckey, MEA interim executive director. Moyer played an […]

Read more

Indigenous believers in Ecuadorian Amazon seek Anabaptist connections

2.17. 2020 Written By: Laurie Oswald Robinson, Mennonite Mission Network 383 Times read

Photo: ​Clever Mashiant, right, of the Shuar Indigenous group in the Ecuadorian Amazon reflects with Jerrell Ross Richer on following Christ in ways that are authentic in a multicultural context. Photo by Jane Ross Richer. Clever Mashiant and Sofia Gualinga, Shuar Indigenous leaders in the Amazon region, asked mission workers Jane and Jerrell Ross Richer, […]

Read more

MCC event produces thousands of comforters

2.10. 2020 Written By: Emily Jones and Linda Espenshade 302 Times read

Photo: Marleen Reinhardt, left, helps Chloe Obri, age 3, thread a needle so she can knot a comforter. Isaac Obri, age 5, works with his mother, Sara Obri, in the background. They joined hundreds of volunteers at Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron, Ohio, for the Great Winter Warm-up event. MCC photo/Jennifer Steiner With the whir […]

Read more

Mennonite World Conference calls for precautionary measures, prayer amid coronavirus outbreak

2.10. 2020 Written By: Mennonite World Conference 467 Times read

Photo: Local Mennonite church members and MWC leaders pray for the global Anabaptist family at the Renewal 2027 event in April 2019 in San Heredia, Costa Rica. Photo by Ebenezer Mondez/MWC Following the World Health Organization’s declaration of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak as a global health emergency, Mennonite World Conference (MWC) is calling on […]

Read more

Hope for the Future gathering stresses peace with justice

2.3. 2020 Written By: Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Mission Network staff 302 Times read

Photo: Bishop L.W. Francisco (center, standing) of Calvary Community Church, Hampton, Virginia, leads Hope for the Future attendees in prayer for Stanley W. Green (center, seated), who is retiring as executive director of Mennonite Mission Network in July. Photo by Wil LaVeist. At this year’s Hope for the Future (HFF) gathering, attendees celebrated the legacy […]

Read more

MC USA Executive Board meets, revises policy on resolutions

1.27. 2020 Written By: Mennonite Church USA staff 760 Times read

Photo: Duane Oswald leads a session on board development at the recent MC USA Executive Board meeting. Photo provided by MC USA. The Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) held its first meeting of the decade Jan. 17-18 in Kansas City, Missouri. Key agenda items included revisions to the church’s resolution policy, updates […]

Read more

MC USA releases ‘Report of the Advisory Group on MC USA Membership Guidelines’

1.27. 2020 Written By: Mennonite Church USA staff 2,274 Times read

The Executive Board (EB) of Mennonite Church USA has released the written report [1] from the Membership Guidelines Advisory Group. According to the group’s charter, the 21-person [2] volunteer group met for a one-time working session in November to “generate option(s) for how to best discern the future of the Membership Guidelines in a way that […]

Read more