Church and Peace, an ecumenical network of peace organizations in Europe that includes several Anabaptist organizations, celebrated in January when the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became official.
After 45 years of Mennonite Mission Network ministry based in France, Janie and Neal Blough are beginning a stage of life they call reorientation rather than retirement.
There was no “Anabaptist theology” in the 16th century. There were many Anabaptist theologies, says Astrid von Schlachta. The German Mennonite historian is leading the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Anabaptism in 2025. “Daring” is the name of this joint project of Mennonites and Baptists that considers what an Anabaptist movement means for the church today in light of its history.
Bruno Götzke, a Mennonite pastor and refugee from East Prussia, sensed early in 1953 the police were taking too much interest in his efforts to establish roughly a dozen new centers of worship for Mennonites in East Germany.
With income falling short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mennonite Central Committee is ending programming in several countries, cutting its workforce and canceling for this year an international exchange program in Canada.
Three members of a Mennonite Mission Network family in France and three other MMN workers in France, Germany and Spain are recovering from COVID-19.
NEUWIED, Germany — Germans commemorated an infamous historic date during the annual meeting of European Mennonite leaders.
SCHOORL, The Netherlands — Young Anabaptists from Portugal, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Spain, Ukraine and the Netherlands went “on the road” at the first edition of Menno’s Global Youth Assembly.
ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — In a region that thousands of Mennonites left generations ago, two dozen of today’s Mennonite leaders from across Europe gathered for three days of fellowship in October.