Mennonite Church USA Executive Board member Jon Carlson has been nominated as the denomination’s moderator-elect, beginning in July.
Mennonite Church USA has awarded grants to 10 congregations supporting social justice work. The grants of $1,000 to $2,500 are the first from the denomination’s Justice Fund, established in June to support conferences and congregations working to combat poverty, dismantle racism, seek immigration justice or address police brutality/reimagine policing.
Mennonite Church USA has launched an initiative to raise awareness about the economics of war and the impact of militarism on communities. During February and March, MC USA will offer educational events, resources, prayers and ways to actively practice war resistance.
MC USA delegates to meet online in an abbreviated session after hybrid convention
Mennonite Church USA’s Lent at Home worship guide is now available online. The free guide for home-based worship provides daily and weekly Scripture readings, prayers and rituals for individuals and families observing Lent, the period of prayer and reflection from Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, to Easter, April 4.
We have done violence to one another by using partisan political positions as a litmus test for Christian faithfulness.