HESSTON, Kan. — Mennonite Church USA is considering changes to its Membership Guidelines. Policy and practice no longer match, leaving people dissatisfied on issues of sexuality and inclusion.
BOISE, Idaho — Though it’s in a remote part of southern Colombia, Puerto Asis Church of God doesn’t go unnoticed. “There are only two pairs of eyes that watch over us here in Puerto Asis: God and Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship,” says Angel Pinto, pastor of the congregation near the border with Ecuador on the Putumayo River.
NORTH NEWTON, Kan. — Until a retired Mennonite pastor came along, Kanza tribal records indicated it had never happened before. No landowner had ever given something back to the Kanza people, also known as the Kaw Nation, after the U.S. government repeatedly broke and renegotiated treaties.
More Mennonites worship in Africa than on any other continent. In this epicenter of Anabaptist witness, Mennonites in Nigeria and Burkina Faso celebrated anniversaries last fall.