Merger to create ‘Anabaptist World’

Mar 9, 2020 by and

The Mennonite and Mennonite World Review are announcing the name of the independent, multiplatform journalistic ministry they are creating: Anabaptist World. The new ministry’s platforms will include a new...

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MC USA director: ‘Be bold enough to speak’

Oct 29, 2018 by

ELK GROVE, Ill. — For anyone in Mennonite Church USA who feels their voice isn’t heard, Glen Guyton advises: Be bold and speak up. “Conservative or progressive, your voice is welcome in Mennonite...

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‘Voices Together’ announced as title for new hymnal

Jun 1, 2018 by

HARRISONBURG, Va. — The new worship and song collection for Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada will be called Voices Together. “In early February more than 900 people responded to a title and...

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Ethical investing

Apr 11, 2016 by

We want our financial investments to follow our beliefs. We’ve done socially responsible investment through Everence and its Praxis Mutual Fund. We were very disappointed to learn that a trustee of the...

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Table talk

Mar 14, 2016 by

When I was growing up, our family dinner table was a favorite gathering place. We often had guests, and conversations were lively. Occasionally disagreements would arise, but my parents modeled hospitality...

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Survey shows pastors’ financial concerns

Aug 17, 2015 by

GOSHEN, Ind. — Half of Mennonite pastors have some level of concern about their personal finances, according to an Everence survey. The survey shows 25 percent have concerns about meeting their financial...

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Everence names new president

Jun 23, 2014 by

GOSHEN, Ind. — The Everence board of directors has announced Kenneth D. Hoch­stetler will be the organization’s next president and CEO, assuming the role upon the retirement of Larry D. Miller at the end...

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Foreclosure sale of Los Angeles church building completed

Jun 9, 2014 by and

At a June 3 foreclosure auction, Everence sold Los Angles Faith Chapel’s church building in Inglewood, Calif., for $525,100. Grace Pam, who with her husband, Chuwang, is a founding pastor of the Nigerian...

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Los Angeles church contests foreclosure by Everence

May 19, 2014 by and

Facing foreclosure by Everence, a Nigerian Mennonite immigrant congregation in Inglewood, Calif., has asked Mennonite Church USA to help halt the sale of its building. In a May 6 open letter, the pastors of...

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Church plan still meets health needs

May 12, 2014 by and

Officials with Mennonite Church USA’s Corinthian Plan say even with the Affordable Care Act in place, there’s still value in the church having its own health insurance plan. “We want to encourage...

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Corinthian Plan directors transition

May 12, 2014 by , and

Keith Harder of Hillsboro, Kan., retired March 31 as director of the Corinthian Plan, Mennonite Church USA’s health coverage program. Duncan Smith of Beaverton, Ore., an area representative for the plan for...

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