Appealing to all ages

Sep 14, 2015 by

Hearing directly from young people about how to better include them is an important step for a church whose median age continues to increase. And a group of 30 or so Mennonite Church USA 20-somethings is...

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The children are watching

Aug 3, 2015 by

Young people got a chance to stand before the main microphone every day at the Mennonite World Conference assembly, and they made the most of it. Marc Pasqués of Spain and Australia spoke of the effort a few...

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The church is changing, so keep moving

May 25, 2015 by

The Pew Research Center’s study on religion in the United States, released this month, revealed that the church is in the midst of significant changes. Mennonites are too statistically insignificant to be...

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Where are you, church?

Apr 23, 2015 by

As our Canadian society becomes increasingly secular, I have been thinking that people have disregarded the church. However, this assumption has been challenged for me. This spring I have been asked to...

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You lost me: Young adults and the church

Mar 5, 2015 by

Earlier this month, I was one of many who gathered in the new Marpeck Commons building at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Man., to hear from a panel of “young adults” on their age group and the...

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What is the church doing for young adults?

Aug 4, 2014 by and

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A question repeated in the church today is: Why don’t young adults go to church? But that might not be the right question, according to Lana Miller, campus pastor at Eastern...

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