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  • Archives Mission and Vision – Mennonite Church USA
    Mennonite Church USA and its predecessors the Mennonite Church and the General Conference Mennonite Church We manage the current records of Mennonite Church USA both to hold denominational leaders accountable and to ensure that today s examples of Mennonite Christian discipleship are not lost to future generations We maintain a manuscript collection documenting Mennonite history theology and faith practices We provide resources for worship faith formation and evangelism that exemplify Mennonite Christian discipleship and trust in the guidance of the Holy Spirit We support Christian communities spanning time and distance through the use of Internet technologies We strongly value online access to archival materials We empower regional Mennonite historical organizations area conferences and local congregations to collect preserve and provide access to their historical collections by offering education advice and technical support We partner with Mennonite schools colleges universities and seminaries to improve access to provide the care of and education through historical records documenting Mennonite Christian discipleship We strive to deal honestly and openly with individual community and corporate failings of North American Mennonites Corporately the church seeks forgiveness for those failings Adopted 9 2012 What We Do Mennonite Church USA Archives Archives Collections Archives Mission and Vision Archives

    Original URL path: http://mennoniteusa.org/what-we-do/archives/archives-mission-and-vision/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Archives Policies – Mennonite Church USA
    for Services Interlibrary Loan Policy for Mennonite College and University Archives Lending Guidelines Offsite Records Retrieval Policies Permission to Publish Images Reading Room Policies Researcher Registration Procedure Scanner Use Policy 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

    Original URL path: http://mennoniteusa.org/what-we-do/archives/archives-policies/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Archives Publications – Mennonite Church USA
    for Conference and Congregational Archives Heritage Sunday Worship Resources Directory of North American Mennonite Historical Agencies 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

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  • Archives Staff – Mennonite Church USA
    3045 elizabethw mennoniteusa org Mennonite Church USA Archives North Newton John Thiesen Archivist and Co Director of Libraries Bethel College 316 284 5360 jthiesen bethelks edu 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

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  • Congregation/Pastor Packets – Mennonite Church USA
    requested by search committees who are looking for a new pastor This is designed to help them discern if they need a transitional pastor or what next steps they need to take to have a successful pastorate Pastor Congregation Evaluation This packet is a spin off of the PCRC packet and is targeted for the pastor review and evaluation process Pastor Congregation Relations This packet addresses the relationship between the pastor and the congregation It includes a pastor s job description as well as the responsibilities of the pastor congregation relations committee negotiating the pastor s salary and addresses sabbatical and study leaves Pastor Salary Guidelines Ministerial Credentialing Credencialización Ministerial This packet is called for by the area conference or congregation Ministerial Credentialing works with the preparation of the pastor s journey of credentialing whether it is the process of licensing or ordination Sexual Misconduct This packet gives congregations a resource for how to deal with accusation of sexual abuse and what steps they can take to deal with it as well as guidelines for accountability groups Bivocational packet This packet looks at issues that bivocational pastors face How does this affect their calling and family It includes survey results

    Original URL path: http://mennoniteusa.org/resource/congregationpastor-packets/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Spiritual Director List – Mennonite Church USA
    What We Believe Find a Church Contact MENU Mennonite Church USA Resources Home Resources Christian Formation Spiritual Director List Spiritual Director List Posted on February 25 2015 Download Resource Fundamentally a ministry of prayer spiritual direction is a one with one relationship in which directors accompany others on their journey to mature faith in Christ Find name and contact information for spiritual directors within Mennonite Church USA Categories About Mennonite

    Original URL path: http://mennoniteusa.org/resource/spiritual-director-list/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Undoing Racism – Mennonite Church USA
    the way of Christ s kingdom of love justice and peace As missional communities we will seek to dismantle individual and systemic racism in our church We will also seek to develop intercultural competence which means that we intend to heal racial divisions learn to live and work in a multicultural context and value all the gifts of God s diverse people We envision people of many nations tribes people and languages as participants in the kingdom of God We believe it is Jesus pictured as the Lamb who calls people together from all nations Acts 10 Galatians 3 25 29 Ephesians 2 15 Revelation 7 9 Article 9 211 Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective Iris de Leon Hartshorn is the director of Transformative Peacemaking for Mennonite Church USA In this role she coordinates initiatives and programs related to the churchwide priority of Undoing Racism and Advancing Intercultural Transformation These include Immigration justice and advocacy Coordination of the Intercultural Relations Reference Council and the Communities of Hope Team Facilitation of the Intercultural Development Inventory Co coordination of the Hope for the Future gatherings What We Do Mennonite Church USA Archives Archives Collections Archives Mission and Vision Archives Policies

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  • Communities of Hope – Mennonite Church USA
    Mennonite Church USA national staff Elkhart Ind Samuel Voth Schrag Mennonite Church USA executive board member and pastor of St Louis Mennonite Fellowship Steve Wiebe Johnson Africa director for Mennonite Mission Network Elkhart Ind Ruth Yoder Wenger certified STAR trainer pastor of North Bronx Mennonite Church New York City Past Team Member Gilberto Perez professor of social work at Goshen College and creator of the Bienvenido training Goshen Ind The Communities of Hope process is intended to be contextually adaptable The four steps of the process are Constructing the current narrative of the congregation Naming a congregation s identity gifts and calling within the congregation s local context is crucial in constructing a narrative Reflecting on the congregation s current narrative Various tools are available to promote reflection Congregations are encouraged to engage in an intercultural inventory to see where they are in terms of being interculturally competent Another option is for congregations to participate in anti racism training Constructing a narrative vision for where the congregation wants to be in the future with regard to intercultural competency and or undoing racism Writing a church covenant that details the steps the congregation will need to take in the next 2 3 years in order to make the vision set forth in step 3 a reality This covenant should include a process of accountability for reviewing progress On this website you will find various frameworks for constructing narratives information about the Intercultural Development Inventory Damascus Road contact information a bibliography and other resources These resources are developed for use by trained facilitators We will do our best to continue adding additional resources as they become available Tools and Resources Appreciative Inquiry Framework for Constructing a Congregational Narrative Using a Biblical Narrative in Constructing a Congregational Narrative Analysis of a Congregation The

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