Christmas-inspired Hope

By Merv Birky, Regional Conference Minister (The seed thought for this article is not original with me. It came from a part of a poem I heard on the radio during the Christmas season. My apologies to the author, I didn’t hear the first part of the poem nor the...

Stille Nacht – and Lyrics from a Childhood Past

By Berit Jany, member of Boulder Mennonite Church As the sanctuary is darkened and the candles bring light and warmth into this spiritual space, the congregation starts singing the familiar words of “Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht!“ Everyone sings the first verse in the...

Widening the Circle

By Rhoda Blough, Everence® Stewardship Consultant and presenter at the Women Doing Theology conference, Nov 2018. Article posted on MC USA website, September 28, 2018. I had a powerful conversation with a young mother of three small daughters. She lamented the fact...

Women Doing Theology 2018

By Ivanna Johnson-McMurry, member of First Mennonite Church in Denver Whenever a dear friend asked if I would be interested in a SEED scholarship to attend the Women Doing Theology Conference (WDT) at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, I...