A new Mennonite World Conference map shows that Mennonite, Brethren in Christ, and related churches (national conferences) can now be found in 80 countries around the world.
The Council of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has taken another critical step toward reconciliation with Anabaptists. At its October meeting near Geneva, the council unanimously recommended that the LWF Eleventh Assembly adopt the statement, “Action on the Legacy of Lutheran Persecution of ‘Anabaptists’,” when it meets in Stuttgart, Germany, in July 2010.
What’s new with Mennonite World Conference? A great deal: a new president and vice-president, a new general council and executive committee, new member churches, growing youth involvement, a new treasurer from Paraguay, a revised constitution, and four new commissions ready to work.
Tigist Tesfaye Gelagle, a 25-year-old Ethiopian Mennonite, has keen interest in people outside her culture and context and in interfaith bridge building. Those interests brought her to the Mennonite Central Committee United Nations Liaison Office in New York as a Mennonite World
Conference (MWC) intern.