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Ministerial Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure is a resource to equip Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada to address ministerial sexual misconduct directly and boldly.

November 23, 2016
Concrete separation barrier just outside of Bethlehem.

“In this resolution we are not taking sides between Israel and Palestine,” said Palmer Becker at Mennonite Church Canada’s 2016 Assembly. “We support the need for a safe place to live for both Israeli Jews and the Palestinian Arabs. We grieve whenever there is loss of life, whether that is Palestinian or Israeli.”

November 22, 2016
Christina Bartel Barkman and her son Cody on motorized scooters.

For Christina Bartel Barkman and her son Cody, switching from a car to scooters has pumped new energy and insights into their morning commute.

November 22, 2016
Interim Council members

News from As Transition Coordinator, I want to communicate news and information as often as necessary and as clearly as possible about all that our transition entails. But I do not work in isolation. And, I fully anticipate missteps. I ask for grace from God and from you as I watch and listen for the Spirit to “show up” as I noted in another post on this site.

November 18, 2016
Church sign

News from futuredirectionsmc.caTime is its own master. Only it knows when to shrink and when to stretch. Our nights and our days are governed by sunrise and sunset, by bursts of energy and bouts of exhaustion.

November 18, 2016
Keith Regehr

News from“God is helping us take apart what was, in order to build something new, so that we can engage the world in more effective ways,” says Keith Regehr confidently.

November 7, 2016

Peter Kehler, who served in key missionary roles in Asia and Europe for Mennonite agencies, died Oct. 5, 2016. He was 89.

October 27, 2016
People at tables in EVI workshop

Emerging Voices Initiative (EVI) is embarking on a Fall 2016 Workshop Tour. This group of concerned young adults hopes to encourage further discussion about the process of transitioning into a new church structure in response to Future Directions Task Force findings.

October 21, 2016
Mennonite Worship and Song Committee group

Members of the new Mennonite Worship and Song Committee met for the first time Sept. 22-25, 2016 at Park View Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Va.

October 19, 2016
Woman in front of walls made with glass bottles

Around the Bontleng Park site you will see a number of discarded and forgotten bottles. Some are smashed and shattered on the path, like you’ll find all over the city of Gaborone, Botswana, bottles left for little hands to pick up or for unsuspecting travellers to step on. Others are shipped off to a landfill and forgotten.

October 18, 2016