Mennonite Church USA strives to empower and equip existing leaders and foster the growth of new leaders. Our team of denominational ministers serve and resource conferences, congregations and candidates for pastoral positions. This includes Congregation/Pastor Resources, the Ministry Inquiry Program, and the Mennonite Spiritual Directors Network.
As a denomination that seeks to extend peace and dismantle oppression and violence in our communities, Mennonite Church USA prioritizes peacebuilding initiatives. Our focus includes undoing racism, dismantling patriarchy, seeking immigration justice, working for climate justice, preventing and responding to sexual abuse, and our initiative to #BringThePeace.
The Corinthian Plan provides health care for pastors and church workers in Mennonite Church USA, based on a model of sharing and mutual aid. The name is inspired by the practice of sharing in the newly emerging church in 2 Corinthians 8 and 9.
Women in Leadership works to dismantle patriarchal systems in Mennonite Church USA by empowering women to live out the call of God on their lives, increase their capacities, and contribute their wisdom in congregations, area conferences, agencies and institutions
MC USA’s Climate Justice Ministry links people, resources and the Mennonite faith tradition in ways that make peace with creation. Our primary focus is the Mennonite community, but anyone who wishes to be part of a faith-based network of people engaged in caring for creation is welcome to join us.
The Mennonite Church USA convention gathers thousands from across the church for community, worship and faith formation. This is also when our large body of delegates from Mennonite congregations, area conferences and racial/ethnic groups meet. Convention happens every two years, with something for everyone — from infants to retirees. We hope to see you there!