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Nigerian Brethren church headquarters overrun by Islamist insurgents Note: We have received a request from the Church of the Brethren, one of our sister denominations and a historic peace church, to share this information about the crisis in Nigeria with Mennonite Church USA ...
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Chantelle Todman Moore (Philadelphia program coordinator, MCC East Coast), Freeman Miller (retired bishop, Philadelphia District of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference of Mennonite Church USA) and Glen Alexander Guyton (chief operating officer, Mennonite Church USA) pray together for peace in their cities at the Urban Anabaptist Ministry Symposium co-sponsored by MCC East Coast and Mennonite Church USA. (MCC photo/Rachel Sommer)
By Rachel Sommer for Mennonite Church USA and  Mennonite Central Committee East Coast PHILADELPHIA—In a letter to Jerusalem’s exiled leaders, the prophet Jeremiah called on them to work for the welfare of Babylon, the city to which they had been deported. “Seek the peace and prosperity ...
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Pastor Michael Derstine (Plains Mennonite) and Mark Fly (TCP Area Rep) 2014-07-06
ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—Congregational participation in The Corinthian Plan (TCP), a Mennonite Church USA-sponsored health coverage and benefits program based on mutual care practices, continues to be stable as the plan begins its sixth year on Jan. 1, 2015. “We’ve seen ...
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Gingerich Longenecker encourages renewed commitment to study of Scripture SCHILLER PARK, Ill. (Mennonite Church USA)—Jewel Gingerich Longenecker, associate dean for leadership education at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) in Elkhart, Ind., shared from her doctoral dissertation ...
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The presence of this beautiful monarch butterfly inspired Constituency Leaders Council members at their Oct. 6–8 meeting in Schiller Park, Ill., as a symbol of metamorphosis, transformation and hope. (Photo by Annette Brill Bergstresser)
Constituency Leaders Council considers survey feedback, offers ideas for future of Mennonite Church USA By Annette Brill Bergstresser for Mennonite Church USA SCHILLER PARK, Ill. (Mennonite Church USA)—In the midst of uncertainty about the future, the presence of a monarch butterfly on the ...
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David Boshart of Wellman, Iowa, is the nominee for moderator-elect for the 2015–17 biennium of Mennonite Church USA. (Photo provided)
NEWTON, Kan. (Mennonite Church USA)—The Leadership Discernment Committee of Mennonite Church USA announces David Boshart of Wellman, Iowa, as the nominee for moderator-elect of Mennonite Church USA for the 2015–2017 biennium. The denominational Delegate Assembly will vote on the nomination ...
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Iris de León-Hartshorn, director of transformative peacemaking for Mennonite Church USA
By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA)—Due to the lack of progress on immigration reform, funds raised during Mennonite Church USA’s Phoenix 2013 convention to help undocumented young Mennonites apply for deferred action have also been made available for ...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Mennonite Church USA)—Mennonite Church USA’s Executive Board (EB) met Sept. 25–27 in Kansas City, Mo., focusing on questions of denominational structure, data from a survey of credentialed leaders, and various other topics in preparation for next summer’s Delegate ...
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DaVonne Harris, left, and Michelle Armster present at the Hope for the Future III conference in January 2014. (Photo by Carol Roth)
A joint press release of Everence, Mennonite Church USA, Mennonite Education Agency, and Mennonite Mission Network. By Sara Alvarez ELKHART, Ind.—In the fourth year of the Hope for the Future conference, leaders interested in advancing multicultural leadership within Mennonite Church USA will ...
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By Jenn Carreto (Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Central Committee East Coast)—Urban leaders and ministry experts will meet in Philadelphia Oct. 2-4, 2014, for the Urban Anabaptist Ministry Symposium. Beyond Ideas: Practical Ministry That Works will be the theme of the event, which will take ...
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