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Glen Guyton called to serve as next executive director of Mennonite Church USA

2.9. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA

The Mennonite Church USA Executive Board (EB) has announced that Glen Guyton will serve as the new executive director of MC USA. He will begin a three-year term on May 1. The Executive Director Search Committee recommended Guyton to the EB in a video conference call on Feb. 6. Based on the search committee’s recommendation, the EB voted […]

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Dove’s Nest hopes to find an increase in child protection policies

2.5. 2018 Written By: Dove's Nest

Photo: Participants use hula hoops as part of a Circle of Grace curriculum training. Photo provided. About half of Mennonite Church USA churches had a written child protection policy and half did not. This is according to the churches that responded to a 2010 survey administered by Dove’s Nest: Faith Communities Keeping Children and Youth […]

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Launch of French-language theological program

2.5. 2018 Written By: Lynda Hollinger-Janzen

Participants in Réseau mennonite francophone (Mennonite Network of French-speakers) meeting in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Sept 27-29, 2017. Photo provided. A shortage of French-language Anabaptist literature and training motivated 21 participants from eight countries on three continents to gather Sept. 27-29, 2017, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in search of a solution. The Réseau mennonite francophone (Mennonite […]

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Esther Koontz wins injunction in fight for conscience in boycott

2.5. 2018 Written By: Gordon Houser

The American Civil Liberties Union won an early victory Jan. 30 in its federal lawsuit arguing that a Kansas law requiring Esther Koontz, a public school educator, to certify that she won’t boycott Israel violates her First Amendment rights, according to aclu.org/news. Koontz, a member of First Mennonite Church, Hutchinson, Kansas, is a math and […]

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Shue announces resignation from Executive Board staff

1.31. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA staff

Terry Shue announced his resignation from his position as MC USA director of Leadership Development. His end date will be no later than June 1, 2018. “I offer this resignation with deep love for the church,” said Shue. “It has been one of the greatest honors of my life to serve alongside the many committed […]

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Women in Leadership Project publishes second collection

1.31. 2018 Written By: Mennonite Church USA staff

I’ve Got the Power! Naming and reclaiming power as a force for good, released Jan. 31 by the Women in Leadership Project of Mennonite Church USA, features papers from the 2016 Women Doing Theology (WDT) conference of the same name. The book includes diverse voices and perspectives on power from women around MC USA and is […]

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New logo for church publisher heralds the new year

1.28. 2018 Written By: MennoMedia release

Herald Press rolled out a new logo and look in early 2018 to match increased efforts to expand its audience both within and outside the Mennonite church. The gray, yellow, and white design includes a stylized horn in the logo with a short banner threading through the letter H enclosed in a circle. The horn […]

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