Maryland church celebrates 30 years of LGBTQ inclusion

Jun 29, 2016 by

HYATTSVILLE, Md. — Hyatts­ville Mennonite Church celebrated 30 years of welcome to LGBTQ people on June 12. More than 170 members and friends gathered to mark Hyattsville’s anniversary of official...

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Palestine, racial justice statements pass; relatives of LGBT people lament exclusion

Jul 6, 2015 by and

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Words of lament by relatives of LGBT people and resolutions supporting Middle East peacemakers and condemning the fatal shooting of nine people at a South Carolina church highlighted the...

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God is love, or nothing

Jul 6, 2015 by

In the wake of Mennonite Church USA’s fierce conflict over the acceptance — or not — of LGBT brothers and sisters, it is ironic that my first exposure to how to treat and be community with LGBT people...

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Lifestyle or life?

Mar 16, 2015 by

When the word “lifestyle” is applied to LGBTQ people, it can be misleading and harmful. Today, most of those who have tried to help change homosexual people into heterosexual ones admit that LGBTQ people...

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Ohio resolution asking for discipline falls short

Aug 11, 2014 by and

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — An Ohio Conference resolution asking Mennonite Church USA to remove Mountain States Mennonite Conference from membership if it does not reverse its decision to license a lesbian minister...

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