Links to Various Anabaptist Resources
- Anabaptist Witness
Anabaptist Witness is a global Anabaptist and Mennonite dialogue on key issues facing the church in mission. Issues are published in print and online each April and October, with additional content available online throughout the year.
- Third Way
Third Way engages those who seek information online about Mennonites, and serves as a portal for those who seek to live out their Christian faith through Anabaptist values such as simple living, acts of service, and an emphasis on community, justice and peace.
Anabaptist Education Institutions
- AMBS: Anabaptist Mennonite Brethren Seminary
AMBS, in Elkhart, IN, is a learning community with an Anabaptist vision, educating followers of Jesus Christ to be leaders for God’s reconciling mission in the world.
- EMU: Eastern Mennonite University
EMU is a Christian university in Harrisonburg, VA, with top academics and focus on peace, service, sustainability, community, and study abroad cross-cultural ...
- Goshen College
Goshen College, Goshen, IN, is a liberal arts college dedicated to the development of informed, articulate, sensitive, responsible Christians. As a ministry of the Mennonite Church, we seek to integrate Christian values with educational, social and professional life.
- Heston College
Hesston College is a Christ-centered community, located in Houston, KS, where each student is educated and nurtured academically, socially and spiritually.
- Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, founded in 1958, preserves and interprets the culture and context of Mennonite-related faith communities connected to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We seek to be a gathering place where people can explore stories, ideas and legacy—for themselves and with each other.
The annual featured book sale is a highly anticipated event
- Rosedale Bible College
Rosedale Bible College is an evangelical junior Bible college in the Anabaptist/Mennonite tradition that equips students to grow spiritually and academically and to serve effectively in the church and society.
Anabaptist Humanitarian / Relief Agencies
- CAM: Christian Aid Ministries
Christian Aid Ministries (CAM) strives to be an honest, efficient channel enabling the church to minister to physical and spiritual needs around the world. Our main purpose is to glorify God and help enlarge His kingdom.
- MDS: Mennonite Disaster Service
We are a volunteer network of Anabaptist churches responding in Christian love to those affected by disasters in Canada and the United States. Our aim is to assist the most vulnerable community members, individuals, and families who would not otherwise have the means to recover. MDS volunteers – men and women, youth and adults – provide the skills and labor needed to respond, rebuild and restore in the wake of a disaster.
- MEDA: Mennonite Economic Development Agency
MEDA is an international economic development organization whose mission is to create business solutions to poverty. Founded in 1953 by a group of Mennonite business professionals, we partner with the poor to start or grow small and medium-sized businesses in developing regions around the world. Our expertise includes a full range of economic development tools: financial services, improved technology, business training, better access to markets and equity investment. Our work most often focuses on women, youth and the rural poor.
- Mennonite Central Committee
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches, shares God's love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice.
- Pennsylvania Relief Sale
The sale enhances the overall work of MCC and every donation or purchase has advanced the worldwide efforts of MCC to respond to basic human needs and work for peace and justice in the name of Christ. More than $16 million has been donated to MCC to date!
Anabaptist Mission Resources
- Eastern Mennonite Missions
Isaiah’s picture of new growth springing up in a garden, later used by Jesus as well, vividly captures our hope for transformation of our broken, weary world and energizes us to join God in mission. How does transformation happen? It happens through the lives and testimonies of Jesus followers, still being transformed themselves yet Spirit-empowered
- Mennonite Mission network
God invites us, Jesus sends us, and the Holy Spirit empowers us to share this message of reconciliation. God carries out this mission through local faith communities. God invites us, Jesus sends us, and the Holy Spirit empowers us to share this message of reconciliation. God carries out this mission through local faith communities.
- Mennonite World Review
An independent ministry of Christian journalism serving Mennonites and the global Anabaptist movement.
- The Mennonite
The Mennonite is the publication of Mennonite Church USA, which established three purposes for the publication:
1. To provide a forum for the voices within the denomination
2. To promote the ministries of Mennonite Church USA
3. To offer an editorial voice distinct from but collaborative with other leadership voices.
Anabaptist Stewardship Resources
Everence helps individuals, organizations and congregations integrate finances with faith through a national team of advisors and representatives. Everence offers banking, insurance and financial services with community benefits and stewardship education. Everence is a ministry of Mennonite Church USA and other churches.
MennoMedia, an agency of Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada,
seeks to engage and shape church and society with resources
for living Christian faith from an Anabaptist perspective.
Mennonite Organizational Structures
- Evana Network
Evana Network is a movement of pastors and churches who want to see God's kingdom come through the power of Jesus Christ. Our common ground is an evangelical Anabaptist theology, as articulated in our network covenant. Our common vision is to see Jesus bring transformation to our local communities.
- Lancaster Mennonite Conference
Lancaster Mennonite Conference is a 300-year old organizations of more than 170 congregations with rich diversity, many complexities, and a culture that is ever-changing. This long history has been graced with God's faithfulness in successes and failures as we attempt to be a faithful community of God's kingdom. In this respect, we are diverse people of Christ's peace.
- MCUSA: Mennonite Church USA
There are nearly 90 new Mennonite Church USA church plants across the United States. For more information about these new missional peace churches, visit our church planting page. There are 19 area conferences within Mennonite Church USA. Area conferences allow local congregations to pool their resources giving them the ability to do more together, as a community than by themselves. Across the denomination there are more than 79,000 adult members participating in those congregations.
- MENNONITE WORLD CONFERENCE
Mennonite World Conference (MWC) represents the majority of the global family of Christian churches rooted in the 16th century Radical Reformation in Europe, particularly in the Anabaptist movement. MWC membership in 2015 included one international association and 102 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ national churches from 56 countries, with around 1.4 million baptized believers in close to 10,000 congregations. About 81% of baptized believers in MWC member churches are African, Asian or Latin American, and 19% are located in Europe and North America.