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ACC Adds Juneteenth Staff Holiday

At its monthly meeting in July, ACC’s Executive Committee approved adding Juneteenth to the list of ACC’s approved staff holidays. This follows a similar move by the US government in…
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Joanne Dietzel Health Updates

November 30 Today marks 77 days since my stem cell transplant in September.  It is hard for to believe that tomorrow will be December 1 and we are preparing for…
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Merv Stoltzfus Reflects on 30+ Years of Ministry and Leadership with ACC

Merv Stoltzfus has been in leadership in Atlantic Coast Conference for more than 30 years. In those three-plus decades, our whole society has experienced convulsive change, including the church. How did Merv not lose his way? How did he not get pulled off-base in the middle of many tensions? How did he sort out which were his personal references—and what was appropriate for the church, for the people?

ACC to process credentials for LGBTQ+ ministers

The Ministerial Leadership Committee (MLC) of Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) of Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) has affirmed its readiness to process credentialing requests for LGBTQ+ ministers. The committee’s decision…
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ACC Response to Recent MC USA Resolutions

Decisions to retire the Membership Guidelines and to affirm the Resolution for Repentance and Transformation at the May 2022 Special Delegate Session of MC USA have been viewed in a variety of ways throughout Atlantic Coast…
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