MC USA leaders respond to area conferences considering departure

Aug 12, 2015 by

ELKHART, Ind. — The executive committee of the Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA sent letters Aug. 4 to North Central Conference and Lancaster Mennonite Conference, expressing a commitment to pray for...

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In Lancaster proposal, some look for options

Aug 12, 2015 by and

Although Lancaster Mennonite Conference bishops last month unanimously proposed that Lancaster withdraw from Mennonite Church USA, they do not all agree the conference should leave. One who wants MC USA’s...

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North Central Conference to withdraw from MC USA

Jul 30, 2015 by and

North Central Conference of Mennonite Church USA will begin a yearlong process of withdrawing its membership from the denomination. A motion was passed by the NCC’s 10 congregations with strong consensus at...

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Lancaster Conference leaders propose withdrawal from MC USA

Jul 26, 2015 by and

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Leadership of Lancaster Mennonite Conference unanimously recommended withdrawing from Mennonite Church USA “to best strengthen LMC’s shared future in God’s missional calling,” less...

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Ohio Conference loses more churches

Dec 22, 2014 by and

Two more Ohio Conference congregations have voted to leave Mennonite Church USA over concerns about the direction of the denomination and some of its conferences. Walnut Creek Mennonite Church in Sugarcreek,...

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MC USA churches move in 2014

Dec 22, 2014 by and

More Mennonite Church USA congregations have left the denomination or switched conferences so far in 2014 than in 2013, many citing concerns related to two conferences accepting gay or lesbian...

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Gulf States Conference decides not to withdraw

Nov 3, 2014 by and

A proposal for Gulf States Mennonite Conference to withdraw from Mennonite Church USA failed to pass at the Nov. 1 annual assembly at Des Allemands (La.) Mennonite Church. However, that doesn’t mean a...

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Led by the blind?

Oct 27, 2014 by

A number of Mennonite churches are leaving their conferences and denominations due to bypassing biblical commandments on the sin of homosexuality. An article in the Feb. 14, 2011, MWR stated that 14 churches...

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Goshen congregation leaves MC USA

Oct 27, 2014 by

At least 10 congregations have left Mennonite Church USA this year, many as a result of disagreements over LGBT inclusion. Clinton Brick Mennonite Church, in Goshen, Ind., recently added to that number by...

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