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  • Madalyn Metzger – Mennonite Church USA
    Resources Who We Are What We Do What We Believe Find a Church Contact MENU Archive Home Madalyn Metzger Tag Madalyn Metzger Hope for the Future Angst and expectation together Posted on February 8 2016 This is the first in a blog series from participants in Hope for the Future HFF a gathering of people of color serving in leadership positions across Mennonite Church USA HFF gatherings began in 2011 and initially served to create space for mutual support among people of color in Mennonite Church USA institutions and agencies In recent Posted in Intercultural Transformation Menno Snapshots Tagged Everence Hope for the Future 2016 Madalyn Metzger 1 Comment Email Subscription Subscribe by Email Recent Snapshots Love is a Verb Resources for pastors conferences and congregations Hope for the Future Questions and concerns determination and confidence Discovering the root of my fear Hope for the Future What does inaction reveal about us Hope for the Future Angst and expectation together Orlando then and now Commemorating the Reformation Positive steps for creating a culture of giving in your church Stop Look And Listen Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June

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  • Convention News – Mennonite Church USA
    July 5 in Kansas City Missouri gathered July 3 for an evening of synergistic conversation on a range of church related topics We wanted to create a space Posted in WeAreMenno Convention News News Tagged WeAreMenno Angela Moore Bobby Switzer For the Sake of the Church Sharing Our Voice and Perspective Hannah Chappell Dick Indigo Miller KC2015 Rachel Springer Gerber Rachel Stella young adults Young adults speak Reflections on 54 combined years of serving the church Posted on September 30 2015 Long time Executive Board staff members Carol Epp office manager for convention planning and Kathryn Rodgers executive assistant have concluded their time with Mennonite Church USA in the last year See the related article on staff transitions Kathryn transitioned to serve half time as executive assistant for Mennonite Education Agency in December 2014 after 29 years and Posted in Convention News Menno Snapshots Tagged Carol Epp convention planning Kathryn Rodgers Mennonite Church General Board 2 Comments Board members affirmed appointed at biennial Delegate Assembly Posted on July 30 2015 ELKHART Ind Mennonite Church USA The following first term nominees for churchwide boards were affirmed July 1 during Mennonite Church USA s June 30 July 4 2015 Delegate Assembly in Kansas City Missouri All terms are four years in length David Boshart Wellman Iowa moderator elect two years moderator 2 years Executive Board Diane Zaerr Brenneman Wellman Iowa Executive Posted in Convention News Leadership Development News Tagged board members delegate assembly Everence Executive Board KC2015 Leadership Discernment Committee MennoMedia Mennonite Education Agency Mennonite Mission Network MHS nominees The Mennonite Delegates unanimously pass final two resolutions Posted on July 5 2015 By Meg Short KANSAS CITY MISSOURI Mennonite Church USA Delegates unanimously approved two new resolutions during the final delegate session on July 4 The resolutions were brought forward on site and scheduled to be heard the last day during the time allotted for unfinished business A Statement of Support for Israeli and Palestinian Partners in Peacemaking Posted in Convention News News Tagged African American Mennonite Association Alex Awad Byron Pellecer Carmen Horst Confessions of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective delegate assembly Elaine Enns Elizabeth Soto Albrecht Ervin Stutzman Ewuare Osayande Iglesia Menonita Hispana KC2015 Madeline Maldonado Patricia Shelly Pink Menno Resolution of Expressions of Lament and Hope Statement of support for Israeli and Palestinian Partners in Peacemaking Tina Begay 1 Comment Delegates unanimously approve two new resolutions listen to diverse viewpoints Posted on July 4 2015 KANSAS CITY MISSOURI Mennonite Church USA Delegates approved two new resolutions proposed on site during their final delegate session on Saturday afternoon July 4 A statement of support for Israeli and Palestinian partners in peacemaking proposed by the Mennonite Palestine Israel Network MennoPIN and a Resolution of Expressions of Lament and Hope from the African American Mennonite Association Posted in Convention News News Tagged African American Mennonite Association Confessions of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective delegate assembly Elizabeth Soto Albrecht Iglesia Menonita Arca de Salvación KC2015 LGBTQ inclusion Madeline Maldonado Patricia Shelly Resolution on

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  • Scott Hartman – Mennonite Church USA
    the Mennonite Church USA convention will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando Florida It will be 20 years since the last time Mennonites held a convention in Posted in Convention News Menno Snapshots Tagged Orlando 2017 Scott Hartman Leave a comment Convention Planning team welcomes new staff members Posted on January 20 2016 ELKHART Indiana Mennonite Church USA Mennonite Church USA s Executive Board staff announces two new Convention Planning staff members Sarah Chase and Tonya Keim Bartel Sarah Chase of Plain City Ohio joined the Convention Planning staff Jan 4 She ll be coordinating registration and special events as well as working on social media for convention working at 0 60 Posted in Convention News News Tagged convention planning Glen Alexander Guyton Sarah Chase Scott Hartman staff transitions Tonya Keim Bartel Leave a comment Email Subscription Subscribe by Email Recent News Executive Board holds second meeting of biennium Youth Ministry Council The Gathering 2016 explores youth ministry through Anabaptist lens Executive director reappointed for third three year term Sent 2016 A gathering of Mennonites planting Jesus centered communities Hope gathering to offer specific plan for Racial Ethnic change Convention Planning team welcomes new staff members

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  • Interchurch Relations – Mennonite Church USA
    Snapshots Tagged Jim Amstutz Lancaster County Council of Churches 1 Comment What do the presidential candidates have to say about hunger and poverty Posted on July 21 2015 Editor s note The Circle of Protection is a broad and diverse coalition of Christian leaders working together for help and opportunity for hungry and poor people in the United States and around the world Ervin Stutzman Mennonite Church USA executive director and J Ron Byler Mennonite Central Committee MCC U S executive director are part of Posted in Holistic Witness Interchurch Relations News Tagged Ben Carson Bernie Sanders Carly Fiorina Christian Churches Together Circle of Protection election hunger Jeb Bush Mennonite Central Committee Mennonite Church USA Mike Huckabee poverty presidential campaign presidential candidates Ted Cruz Every Creature Singing Posted on July 10 2015 Andre Gingerich Stoner is director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA Laudato Si a song composed by Francis of Assisi and based on Psalm 148 extols praises to God made known through the beauty and wonder of all creation It is the basis of our English hymn All creatures of our God and King Posted in Interchurch Relations Menno Snapshots Tagged Every Creature Singing Mennonite Creation Care Network Phoenix 2013 Pope Francis 2 Comments Heart with loving heart united Posted on May 7 2015 Andre Gingerich Stoner is director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA A few weeks ago about 40 people gathered in a church fellowship hall to reflect on what we are learning from interchurch relations that might help us in our intra church relations What are we learning from relationships with Lutherans and Pentecostals for example Posted in Holistic Witness Interchurch Relations Menno Snapshots Tagged André Gingerich Stoner Anton Flores Maisonet Eleonor Krieder John D Roth Stutzman joins Christian leaders in support of Iran Framework Agreement Posted on April 28 2015 On April 13 a large and diverse group of Christian leaders called on lawmakers to support the recent Framework Agreement on Iran s nuclear program In a full page ad in Roll Call the leaders affirmed the biblical commandment to seek peace and urged political leaders to support diplomatic efforts to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear armed state The ad Posted in Interchurch Relations News Tagged Ervin Stutzman Iran Framework Agreement Jim Wallis peacemaking Sojourners Seeking the gifts of others as if our lives depended on it Posted on April 17 2015 Event looks to interchurch relations for models for intra church relations GOSHEN Ind Mennonite Church USA What are Mennonites learning from interchurch relations that might help us be church together within our own Mennonite community Nearly 40 participants engaged this question at a gathering held April 11 at North Goshen Ind Mennonite Church and sponsored by the Posted in Interchurch Relations News Tagged André Gingerich Stoner Anton Flores Maisonet Being the body together Eleanor Kreider interchurch relations John D Roth Christian Churches Together Not a time to be silent Posted on December 9 2014 December 8 2014 Senior leaders

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  • André Gingerich Stoner – Mennonite Church USA
    Mennonites planting Jesus centered communities 1 Comment Commemorating the Reformation Posted on January 28 2016 Andre Gingerich Stoner is the director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA In early December I had a chance to spend several days at an annual ecumenical officers retreat with counterparts from about a dozen denominations The Evangelical Church in America ELCA United Methodists a Black Baptist denomination Catholics Moravian Brethren and others participated Posted in Interchurch Relations Menno Snapshots Tagged André Gingerich Stoner Caritas Catholic Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lutheran World Federation Lutheran World Federation Dept of World Service the Reformation Leave a comment Dreamers risk takers and testifiers plan Sent 2016 Posted on January 13 2016 André Gingerich Stoner is director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA When 10 of us met to plan Sent 2016 we were excited about who we discovered in the room Dreamers risk takers testifiers who were helping birth a growing multi generational Spanish community in a large city a house church network of millennials that Posted in Holistic Witness Menno Snapshots Tagged André Gingerich Stoner church planting Church Planting seminar Church Planting Summit 2016 Josias Hansen Sent 2016 Third Way St Paul 1 Comment Christian community conflict and witness Posted on November 25 2015 Andre Gingerich Stoner is director of Holistic Witness and Interchurch Relations for Mennonite Church USA One of my favorite hymns is in Hymnal a Worship Book number 420 Heart with loving heart united This is a hymn about God s love Christian community and a powerful witness to the world The hymn was written by Nicolaus Posted in Holistic Witness Menno Snapshots Tagged André Gingerich Stoner history Hymnal a Worship Book Morovian Church Nicolaus von Zinzendorf 1 Comment Caution Contents highly flammable Posted on October 8 2015 Gerald Shenk is a staff member at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary AMBS in Elkhart Indiana and former seminary professor at Eastern Mennonite University He s volunteered in former Yugoslavia with Mennonite Central Committee and Eastern Mennonite Missions Gerald serves as Mennonite Church USA liaison to the Church of God Cleveland From the vantage point of our settled Mennonite Posted in Church to Church Relations Menno Snapshots Tagged Alan Kreider AMBS André Gingerich Stoner Church of God Cleveland Gerald Shenk Gilberto Flores Jamie Pitts Janna Hunter Bowman John and Bonnie Driver Rick Waldrop 2 Comments Mennonite World Conference and the broader body of Christ Posted on August 6 2015 Andre Gingerich Stoner is director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA One of the significant events at the Mennonite World Conference gatherings was receiving greetings from representatives of the larger body of Christ Lutherans Pentecostals Quakers the World Council of Churches and others This made very real that we as Mennonites do not exist Posted in Church to Church Relations Menno Snapshots Tagged André Gingerich Stoner Mennonite World Conference 1 Comment Conversation rooms promote dialogue on contentious issues Posted on July 2 2015 By Brianna R Lugibihl Twenty three convention participants gathered on Wednesday

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  • Caritas – Mennonite Church USA
    Are What We Do What We Believe Find a Church Contact MENU Archive Home Caritas Tag Caritas Commemorating the Reformation Posted on January 28 2016 Andre Gingerich Stoner is the director of Holistic Witness for Mennonite Church USA In early December I had a chance to spend several days at an annual ecumenical officers retreat with counterparts from about a dozen denominations The Evangelical Church in America ELCA United Methodists a Black Baptist denomination Catholics Moravian Brethren and others participated Posted in Interchurch Relations Menno Snapshots Tagged André Gingerich Stoner Caritas Catholic Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lutheran World Federation Lutheran World Federation Dept of World Service the Reformation Leave a comment Email Subscription Subscribe by Email Recent Snapshots Love is a Verb Resources for pastors conferences and congregations Hope for the Future Questions and concerns determination and confidence Discovering the root of my fear Hope for the Future What does inaction reveal about us Hope for the Future Angst and expectation together Orlando then and now Commemorating the Reformation Positive steps for creating a culture of giving in your church Stop Look And Listen Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015

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  • Catholic – Mennonite Church USA
    Methodists a Black Baptist denomination Catholics Moravian Brethren and others participated Posted in Interchurch Relations Menno Snapshots Tagged André Gingerich Stoner Caritas Catholic Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lutheran World Federation Lutheran World Federation Dept of World Service the Reformation Leave a comment Mennonites and Catholics to join in marking Michael Sattler s martyrdom Posted on March 19 2013 Bridgefolk Mennonite Church USA On May 26 27 a group of Mennonite and Catholic scholars and church leaders will gather at the Benedictine monastery in Collegeville Minn to jointly mark the anniversary of Michael and Margaretha Sattler s martyrdom in 1527 The event is jointly sponsored by Mennonite Church USA and by Saint John s Abbey and marks Posted in News Tagged Abbot John Klassen Arnold Snyder Bridgefolk Carol Neel Catholic Gerald Schlabach Ivan J Kauffman Margaretha Sattler martyrdom Mennonite Church USA Michael Sattler Michael Sattler House Phil Waite Saint John s Abbey Weldon Nisly Email Subscription Subscribe by Email Recent News Executive Board holds second meeting of biennium Youth Ministry Council The Gathering 2016 explores youth ministry through Anabaptist lens Executive director reappointed for third three year term Sent 2016 A gathering of Mennonites planting Jesus centered communities Hope gathering

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  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – Mennonite Church USA
    Black Baptist denomination Catholics Moravian Brethren and others participated Posted in Interchurch Relations Menno Snapshots Tagged André Gingerich Stoner Caritas Catholic Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lutheran World Federation Lutheran World Federation Dept of World Service the Reformation Leave a comment In support of our Muslim neighbors Posted on December 18 2015 Mennonite Church USA A Dec 14 article in The Mennonite Mennonites connect with Muslims in wake of attacks highlighted examples of Mennonite congregations building relationships with local Muslim communities At a time when fears are being exploited for political gain says Ervin Stutzman executive director of Mennonite Church USA I commend efforts by Mennonites Posted in Holistic Witness News Tagged Daryl Byler Ervin Stutzman Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Jerry Falwell Jr Mennonite Church USA Muslim American Rev Elizabeth A Eaton 1 Comment Events mark reconciliation among Lutherans and Mennonites Posted on April 18 2012 By Mary E Klassen ELKHART Ind Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary and Mennonite Church USA A river birch tree with three trunks but one root system standing in front of the Mennonite offices in Elkhart Ind became a mark of reconciliation among Lutherans and Mennonites at a dedication service on April 10 At the service André Gingerich Posted in Equipping News Tagged AMBS André Gingerich Stoner Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary Donald McCoid Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Gayle Gerber Koontz John D Roth John Rempel Julie Stegelmann Kathryn Johnson Kathryn M Lohre Leonard Wiebe Lutheran World Federation Lutheran Mennonite dialogue Mennonite Church USA Mennonite World Conference Nelson Kraybill reconciliation Steven Reshan Timothy Diemer tree blessing tree dedication William Gafkjen Email Subscription Subscribe by Email Recent News Executive Board holds second meeting of biennium Youth Ministry Council The Gathering 2016 explores youth ministry through Anabaptist lens Executive director reappointed for third three year term Sent

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