mennonites

  • January 17, 2007

    Keen public interest in Anabaptism, the positive growth of initiatives from churches related to that tradition, decline in some areas, and challenges in relating Christian faith and public life were among the issues highlighted in reports from seven countries delivered by 20 Mennonite church leaders from across Europe who gathered recently for their annual meeting.

  • January 10, 2007

    Ugandans are celebrating the birth of a new circle of four Mennonite churches in southwestern Uganda. The churches, inaugurated in December 2006, are the result of development efforts begun in June 2004, by the Kenya Mennonite Church (KMC).

  • December 10, 2006

    Mennonites in the Democratic Republic of Congo are relieved that their country successfully held national elections this year after decades of corrupt dictatorship and two recent wars - writes Tim Shenk.

  • April 22, 2006

     For most people in Britain, Mennonites are one of the historic peace churches originating from the Anabaptist wing of the Reformation and are still an unknown quantity. If they ring a bell at all, it is with Amish beards and buggies from the Harrison Ford film, Witness.