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  • Mennonite Church USA Archives – Mennonite Church USA
    Mennonite Church USA Archives seeks to inspire people worldwide to follow Christ by engaging them with the historical record of Mennonite Christian discipleship The archives are maintained into two locations Goshen The Goshen archives holds collections associated with the Mennonite Church MC and Mennonite Church USA as well as select records for Mennonite congregations east of the Mississippi River It is located on the Goshen College campus 1700 S Main St Goshen IN 46526 574 523 3080 Monday 9 a m 12 p m 1 p m 5 p m Tuesday 9 a m 12 p m 1 p m 5 p m Wednesday 9 a m 12 p m 1 p m 5 p m Thursday 9 a m 12 p m 1 p m 5 p m North Newton The North Newton archives holds collections associated with the General Conference Mennonite Church GC as well as select records for Mennonite congregations west of the Mississippi River It is housed in the Mennonite Library and Archives at Bethel College 300 E 27th St North Newton KS 67117 316 284 5304 Monday 10 a m 12 p m 1 p m 5 p m Tuesday 10 a m 12 p m 1 p m 5 p m Wednesday 10 a m 12 p m 1 p m 5 p m Thursday 10 a m 12 p m 1 p m 5 p m and 6 30 p m 9 30 p m on the first and third Thursdays of the month Friday Saturday Sunday Closed What We Do Mennonite Church USA Archives Archives Collections Archives Mission and Vision Archives Policies Archives Publications Archives Staff Convention 2017 Delegate Resources Leadership Development Congregation Pastor Packets Spiritual Director List Leadership Coaches List Values Based Leadership Program The Corinthian Plan Peacebuilding Israel Palestine Initiatives

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  • KC 2015: Delegate Resources – Mennonite Church USA
    during your own study time English On the Way Six Week Spiritual Discernment Preparation Español En el camino Preparación de seis semanas para el discernimiento spiritual Delegate Assembly Resources KC2015 Schedule and Agenda for KC2015 Delegate Sessions Delegate Assembly Minutes Resolutions Passed by the Mennonite Church USA Delegate Assembly in Kansas City Missouri Nominees for Churchwide Boards July 1 2015 In response to the Executive Board s pastoral letter to KC2015 delegates July 1 2015 Faithful Witness Amid Endless War original Faithful Witness Amid Endless War amended July 1 2015 Forbearance in the Midst of Differences July 2 2015 On the Status of the Membership Guidelines July 2 2015 FAQs regarding the two resolutions on polity and practice Part One FAQs regarding the two resolutions on polity and practice Part Two Churchwide Statement on Sexual Abuse July 3 2015 Expressions of Lament and Hope July 4 2015 Statement of Support for Palestinian and Israeli Partners in Peacemaking July 4 2015 Not passed by the Delegate Assembly Israel Palestine Resolution tabled July 1 2015 until the 2017 Delegate Assembly Resources FAQ Brief History of Mennonite Involvement MennoPIN Resources Delegate Comment Summaries Faithful Witness amid Endless War delegate comments summary Forbearance in the Midst of Differences Summary of Delegate Comments Israel Palestine Resolution Summary of Delegate Comments Expressions of Lament and Hope Summary of Delegate Comments Purposeful Plan Summary of Delegate Comments Sexual Abuse Statement Summary of Table Responses Summary Resolution on Membership Guidelines Summary of Delegate discussions of A Shared Understanding of Church Leadership Updates to Our Purposeful Plan Our Purposeful Plan New Goals for Our Purposeful Plan Report on Purposeful Plan Goals Reference Materials On the Way Six Week Spiritual Discernment Preparation Study Guide Overview of Mennonite Church USA Delegate FAQs Convention Code of Conduct Delegate Procedures and Table Group

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  • Leadership Development – Mennonite Church USA
    Ministry Encouragements for Young women Survey Results Cultivating a Culture of Call Cultivating a Culture of Call introduction to the packet How to Use the Call Packet Calling people to pastoral ministry What does a calling congregation look like Is there really a pastoral shortage among Mennonites Young Pastors Doubly blessed GOLF at First Mennonite Beatrice Congregational Characteristics Call Sermon Texts Discernment what if the gifts Bivocational Pastors For Pastors Pros and Cons Bivocational ministry is not for every pastor This gathering of positives and negatives from research and Mennonite bivocational pastors may help discern if God is calling you to this unique form of ministry Time Management and Boundaries How to accept being done when there is always more that could be Sexual Misconduct Ministerial Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure Part I Normas y procedimientos relacionados con la mala conducta sexual ministerial Justice Making The Church Responds to Clergy Misconduct Part II Haciendo justicia la iglesia responde a la mala conducta ministerial Guidelines for Accountability Groups Clinical considerations Return to Ministry Pastoral Care of Accused Clergy Credencialización Ministerial Espanol Certificación ministerial competencias y educación Iglesia Menonita Canadá Iglesia Menonita Estados Unidos Tabla de educación competencias y credencialización ministerial Plan anual de rendición de cuentas para ministros credencializados que sirven en la Iglesia Menonita Cuestionario del candidato para la preparación de su entrevista Ceremonias de licenciatura ordenación y licenciatura comisionado para un ministerio específico Ministerial Credentialing English Ministerial Credentialing Competencies and Education for Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA Competencies and Education Grid Ministerial Credentialing A Guide to the Process Credentialing Process Checklist Questionnaire for Interview Preparation for Licensing Questionnaire for Interview Preparation for Ordination The Interview Guide Goals Assessment and Questions Growth and Orientation of Licensed Pastors Mentoring Program Pastor Congregation Relations Introduction to the Pastor Congregation Relations

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  • Peacebuilding – Mennonite Church USA
    UU Qué acciones resultan adecuadas en su contexto particular Mi deseo es que como comunidad de fe Immigration justice Español Mennonite Church USA s Churchwide Immigration Statement has been revised after receiving feedback from delegates at Phoenix 2013 the Constituency Leaders Council in October and congregations in November December We invite each congregation to engage in at least one of the five activities below between 2014 and 2016 Each action is illustrated by an example of Hospitalidad radical responder al tema de la inmigración Currículo común de seis semanas English Descargue Hospitalidad radical Responder al tema de la inmigración Una guía de estudios bíblicos Cuando termine su estudio de Hospitalidad radical podría llenar esta evaluación de tres minutos Gracias Subtítulos en español Para ver los siguientes videos con subtítulos en español Haga clic en el botón Play Aparecerá el ícono Hospitalidad radical Hospitalidad radical responder al tema de la inmigración Una guía de estudios bíblicos English La inmigración Cuáles son los hechos básicos acerca de la inmigración en EE UU Quiénes son los involucrados Qué tiene la Biblia para decirles a los cristianos sobre la inmigración Qué rol podrían desempeñar los anabautistas en este desafío tan antiguo Student Aid for Non Registrants This special non budget fund was established in 1983 The purpose is to help replace potential government grants and loans lost by students who for reasons of Christian conscience choose not to register with the U S Selective Service System Guidlines Application Interchurch Peace Initiatives Christian Peacemaker Teams Christian Peacemaker Teams CPT arose from a call at Mennonite World Conference in 1984 for Christians to devote the same discipline and self sacrifice to nonviolent peacemaking that armies devote to war Initiated by Mennonites Brethren and Quakers with broad ecumenical participation CPT s ministry of Biblically based and spiritually

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  • 2014 Churchwide Statement on Immigration – Mennonite Church USA
    Skip to content MENU Español Give Calendar Directory Publications Resources Who We Are What We Do What We Believe Find a Church Contact MENU Mennonite Church USA Resources Home Resources Statements Resolutions 2014 Churchwide Statement on Immigration 2014 Churchwide Statement on Immigration Posted on February 27 2015 Download Resource Versión en español Categories About Mennonite Church USA Christian Formation Church to Church Relationships Lay Leaders Leadership Development Mission Church Planting

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  • Radical Hospitality Core Curriculum – Mennonite Church USA
    our particular theology and history as well as our current day reality of being a multicultural multiracial church As a group write down any New Testament stories or verses that can guide your time together as you engage with issues of immigration Keep these posted somewhere visible as you work through the rest of the sessions Session 3 Root Causes NAFTA Myths and Facts Saulo Padilla immigration education coordinator Mennonite Central Committee U S Office on Immigration Education Unpacks the root causes of migration with a focus on the North American Free Trade Agreement NAFTA and the current economic pushes and pulls that cause migration flows to increase Also provides a short overview of the current immigration system Discussion questions During the last four decades U S presidents have said that the immigration system is broken and needs to be fixed What do you know about the broken immigration system How is it broken What do you know about the process for becoming legal or entering the U S legally Why has there been an increase in migration from Mexico and Central America in the last 20 to 30 years What forces are pushing immigrants What forces are pulling them What do you think about immigrants as a threat to your job home community or well being Descriptive terms for people facing migration have changed over time How do you think terminology affects what we think of people migrating At the end of this session consider playing the song Are My Hands Clean by Sweet Honey in the Rock This is a thought provoking song that speaks to overall globalization but is also relevant for discussions of the NAFTA and its impact This song also poignantly connects each of us to personal decisions that affect lives around the world Session 4 Walls of Immigration Kristina Schlabach community minister Tucson Ariz Jeannette Pazos director Hogar de Esperanza y Paz Home of Hope and Peace Nogales Sonora Mexico Cindy Schlosser social services coordinator The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project in Arizona Bryce Miller pastor Shalom Mennonite Fellowship Tucson Ariz Features on site visits to various walls of immigration the wall at the Arizona Mexico border the walls of The Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE Florence Processing Center in Florence Ariz and the sanctuary walls of Shalom Mennonite Fellowship in Tucson Ariz Hear firsthand stories of interactions around and within these walls Discussion questions What are your feelings about the increased militarization of the U S Mexico border which includes hundreds of miles of fencing and walls Affirming that it is reasonable and necessary for countries to maintain their borders what might be alternatives to this wall and to armed border patrols How do you feel about the increased criminalization of undocumented immigrants including the detention of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants each year in prisonlike conditions More than half of immigrant detention centers are run by private for profit corporations and many of these corporations give money to members of

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  • Mission & Church Planting – Mennonite Church USA
    guía Por qué empezar una nueva iglesia Cómo recibió el llamado a iniciar una nueva iglesia Cuál es su visión para este nuevo Writing a Church Planting Proposal Mauricio Chenlo Mennonite Church USA Church Planting Every Church Plant should start with a detailed written proposal Here is an outline for a good proposal Why start a New Church How has God called you to plant a church What is your vision for a new church Why another church in this community Why Shared Theological and Missiological Commitments for Church Planting Conference ministers church planters and coaches helped develop these brief Shared Theological and Missiological Commitments for Church Planting in Mennonite Church USA English and Spanish which make the claim that God s primary strategy for impacting our world is by birthing and nurturing Jesus centered kingdom communities Church Planting Assessment Tools Am I a Potential Church Planter a resource for self assessment Church planting self assessment Sample APEST Assessment APEST is a ministry assessment emerging from the most comprehensive statement of ministry structure that of Ephesians 4 7 11 12 Within this passage we find the fivefold ministry of APEST apostolic prophetic evangelist shepherd and teacher You can Mission Banks from Mennonite Mission Network Join more than 10 000 children and their families from Mennonite Church USA congregations who are using mission banks a mission and stewardship teaching tool Church Loans Our goal is to help congregations and ministries that want to build or expand their facilities Everence can help your congregation or organization fund its vision Have you ordered your Missio Dei yet Great as a discussion starter Missio Dei is a series of stories and thoughts about current mission issues Missio Dei 21 For God so Loved Afghanistan shares a family s journal selections about their lives in

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  • Archives Collections – Mennonite Church USA
    content MENU Español Give Calendar Directory Publications Resources Who We Are What We Do What We Believe Find a Church Contact MENU Home What We Do Mennonite Church USA Archives Archives Collections Archives Collections Search Archival Collection Descriptions Archival Finding Aids Mennonite Archival Commons Search Digital Collections Archive of Mennonite Websites John Howard Yoder Digital Library Martyrs Mirror Images Mennonite Church USA Archives Photostream Flickr Plowshares Digital Archives for Peace Studies Reference Tools The Civilian Public Service Story GAMEO Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Global Anabaptist Wiki MennObits Mennonite Historical Library Goshen Indiana Catalog Mennonite Library and Archives North Newton Kansas Catalog Online Confessions Catechisms and Position Statements via the Global Anabaptist Wiki What We Do Mennonite Church USA Archives Archives Collections Archives Mission and Vision Archives Policies Archives Publications Archives Staff Convention 2017 Delegate Resources Leadership Development Congregation Pastor Packets Spiritual Director List Leadership Coaches List Values Based Leadership Program The Corinthian Plan Peacebuilding Israel Palestine Initiatives Peace and Justice Support Network Undoing Racism Communities of Hope Hope for the Future Intercultural Development Inventory Immigration Doctrine of Discovery Undoing Sexism Women in Leadership Project Discernment Group on sexual abuse and the church Mission Witness Church Planting Interchurch Relations Mennonite Mission Network

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