GOSHEN, Ind. — Five months after the birth of Evana Network was announced, the newest movement to link Anabaptism and evangelicalism held its coming-out party Oct. 16-17, emphasizing relationships with God, among its members and with those they want to serve.
When a small Canadian Mennonite conference began going through boxes of old documents a couple of months ago, it found an artifact of significance to Mennonites across the country.
The Christian Mennonite Conference, which changed its name from Chortitzer Mennonite Conference in April, had been sitting literally on top of the Canadian government’s original 19th-century invitation to Mennonites in Ukraine and Russia.
ELKHART, Ind. — The Discernment Group on sexual abuse, a committee formed by Mennonite Church USA in 2013 to address the painful and complex legacy of sexual abuse by renowned theologian and professor John Howard Yoder and the church’s inadequate responses to it, met for the last time on Oct. 5.