and Hope, 1995
Mennonite Church USA
God calls us to be followers
of Jesus Christ and, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to grow
as communities of grace, joy and peace, so that God's healing
and hope flow through us to the world.
To follow Jesus Christ more faithfully,
we are called to: enrich our prayer, worship, and study of the
Scriptures; offer all that we are and have to God.
To grow as communities of grace,
joy and peace, we want to: call and nurture congregational leaders
for ministry in a changing environment; practice love, forgiveness,
and hospitality that affirm our diversity and heal our brokenness.
To live as people of healing
and hope we are committed to: invite others to faith in Jesus
Christ; seek God's peace in our homes, work, neighborhoods, and
Adopted by the
delegates of the General Conference Mennonite Church and the
Mennonite Church, July 28, 1995, Proceedings, p. 25.
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