Historic peace churches

  • June 25, 2010

    The Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, will host an ecumenical peace conference 28-31 July 2010, focusing on contemporary North American responses to war.

  • April 2, 2010

    A leading Mennonite college in the USA has started to play a version of the national anthem. Student David Jost is one of the objectors. He argues that loyalty to the God of Jesus Christ precludes endorsing nationalism and state violence.

  • January 5, 2008

    Representatives of the world's Historic Peace Churches gathered in Solo, Indonesia in December 2007, to ask what "Peace in Our Land" means - through the interrelated topics of injustice, religious pluralism, and poverty.

  • 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.