MARCH - Updated March 9
Jean and Howard Schmitt woke up to a routine morning on Sept. 15, 2011, in Plain City, Ohio. "Howard and I got up at the usual time, ate breakfast and did the online jigsaw puzzle, as was our custom," Jean says. Then Howard, 77, went to the basement to finish his sermon for Sunday. Howard, a longtime pastor, was serving as part-time pastor at South Union Mennonite Church in West Liberty, Ohio. The year before he had celebrated 50 years in ministry ...
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In February, at least three groups of conference leaders and pastors sent letters addressed to the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board (EB) regarding the LGBT community and Mennonite Church USA. In general, these three letters registered concern and requested clarification on the EB's response to the Mountain States Conference's decision to license Theda Good, a lesbian pastor at First Mennonite Church in Denver ...
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In my last piece for The Mennonite, I wrote about my brother Jim. I called our denomination to expand its welcome to include our LGBTQ sisters and brothers. I invited us to follow the rule of love rather than the rule of law ...
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