Mennonite-Church of God Dialogue

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Ongoing Dialogue

Confessions of Faith
  • Schleitheim Confession (Anabaptist, 1527)
  • Wismar Articles (Dutch Anabaptist, 1554)
  • Confession of Faith (Waterlander, 1577)
  • Confession of Faith (Hans de Ries, 1578)
  • The Confession of Faith (P.J. Twisck, 1617)
  • Confession of Faith (Hans de Ries, 1618)
  • Olive Branch Confession (Dutch Mennonite, 1627)
  • Dordrecht Confession of Faith (Mennonite, 1632)
  • Mennonite Articles of Faith (Mennonite (Cornelis Ris)), 1766)
  • Confession, or Short and Simple Statement of Faith (Rudnerweide, Russia, 1853)
  • Articles of Confession (Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, 1896)
  • Our Common Confession (General Conference Mennonite, 1896)
  • Confession of Faith (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1902)
  • Articles of Faith (Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches, 1950)
  • Mennonite Confession of Faith (Mennonite Church, 1963)
  • Confession of Faith (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1975)
  • Confession of Faith (Fellowship of Concerned Mennonites, 1990)
  • Confession of Faith (Evangelical Mennonite Conference, 1994)
  • Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective (Mennonite Church USA, Mennonite Church Canada, 1995)
  • Confession of Faith (Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference, 2001)
Position Statements
  • Wismar Articles (Dutch Anabaptist, 1554)
  • Strasbourg Discipline (South German Anabaptist, 1568)
  • Concept of Cologne (Anabaptists, 1591)
  • Elbing Catechism (Mennonite, 1778)
  • Document of Secession (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1860)
  • Report of the Dress Committee (Mennonite Church, 1913)
  • Position of the Mennonite Church on Carnal Warfare (Mennonite Church, 1915)
  • Statement of Our Position on Military Service (Mennonite Church, 1917)
  • Christian Fundamentals (Mennonite Church, 1921)
  • A Statement of the Christian Doctrines of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (1925)
  • A Statement of Our Position on Peace, War and Military Service (Mennonite Church, 1937)
  • Statement of Doctrine (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1941)
  • A Statement of the Position of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America on * Peace, War, Military Service, and Patriotism (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1941)
  • The Anabaptist Vision by Harold S. Bender (1944)
  • Articles of Faith (Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches, 1950)
  • Declaration of Christian Faith and Commitment (1950) (Winona Lake, Indiana Peace statement by Mennonite Central Committee-related conferences)
  • Declaration of Christian Faith and Commitment with Respect to Peace, War, and Nonresistance (Mennonite Church, 1951)
  • A Christian Declaration on Peace, War, and Military Service (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1953)
  • Declaration of Commitment in Respect to Christian Separation and Nonconformity to the World (Mennonite Church, 1955)
  • The Nurture and Evangelism of Children (Mennonite Church, 1955)
  • The Way of Christian Love in Race Relations (Mennonite Church, 1955)
  • Statement on the Believers' Church (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1956)
  • The Theology of Christian Experience (Mennonite Church, 1957)
  • The Christian and Nuclear Power (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1959)
  • The Christian and Race Relations (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1959)
  • The Christian View of Marriage (Mennonite Church, 1959)
  • On Inspiration of the Bible (Mennonite Church, 1959)
  • Christian Parenthood (Mennonite Church, 1961)
  • The Christian Witness to the State (Mennonite Church, 1961)
  • Communism and Anti-Communism (Mennonite Church, 1961)
  • On Dedication for Our Times (Mennonite Church, 1961)
  • On Love and Unity in the Church (Mennonite Church, 1961)
  • Recreation (Mennonite Church, 1961)
  • A Christian Declaration on Communism and Anti-Communism (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1962)
  • A Christian Declaration on the Authority of the Scriptures (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1962)
  • The Christian Family (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1962)
  • Race Relations (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1963)
  • Capital Punishment and the Ministry of the Church to the Offender (Mennonite Church, 1965)
  • A Christian Declaration on Capital Punishment (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1965)
  • Resolution on Nationalism (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1968)
  • Resolution on World Hunger (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1968)
  • Resolution on Divorce and Remarriage (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1969)
  • Response to Conscription and Militarism (Mennonite Church, 1969)
  • Urban-Racial Concerns (Mennonite Church, 1969)
  • The Way of Peace (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1971)
  • A Christian Declaration on Amnesty (Mennonite Central Committee, 1973)
  • A Statement of Direction to Guide Congregations and Regional Conferences in Understanding Ordination (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1974)
  • Resolution on World Food Crisis (Mennonite Central Committee, 1974)
  • Abortion (Mennonite Church, 1975)
  • Amnesty (Mennonite Church, 1975)
  • Biblical Understandings Concerning Women and Men (Mennonite Church, 1975)
  • Resolution on Abortion (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1975)
  • Biblical Interpretation In The Life of the Church (Mennonite Church, 1977)
  • The Call and Care of Pastors (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1977)
  • Christian Stewardship of Energy Resources (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1977)
  • Governmental Oppression and our Christian Witness (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1977)
  • The Holy Spirit In the Life of the Church (Mennonite Church, 1977)
  • Offender Ministries (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1977)
  • Television Violence (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1977)
  • Interpretation of Scriptures (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1978)
  • Mennonite Brethren and the Urban Challenge (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1978)
  • Political Involvement (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1978)
  • Resolution on Pastoral Ministry (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1978)
  • Affirming Our Faith in Word and Deed (Mennonite Church, 1979)
  • Guidelines on Abortion (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1980)
  • Legal and Legislative Exemptions from War Tax Withholding (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1980)
  • Leadership and Authority in the Life of the Church (Mennonite Church, 1981)
  • Resolution on Homosexuality (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1981)
  • Resolution on Race Relations (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1981)
  • Resolution on the Ministry of the Divorced and Remarried (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1981)
  • Resolution on the Ministry of the Women in the Church (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1981)
  • Resolution on the Question of Love and Non-Resistance (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1981)
  • The Use of the Law (Mennonite Church, 1981)
  • Justice and the Christian Witness (General Conference Mennonite Church, Mennonite Church, 1983)
  • Mennonite Tricentennial Resolution (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1983)
  • Resolution on Central America (Mennonite Church, General Conference Mennonite Church, 1983)
  • Resolution on Conscientious Objection to Military Taxes (Mennonite Church, 1983)
  • A Resolution on Faithful Action Toward Tax Withholding (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1983)
  • Resolution Regarding Caring Community (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1983)
  • Statement on Inter-Mennonite Cooperation in North America (General Conference Mennonite Church, Mennonite Church, 1983)
  • Vision for Witness (Mennonite Church, 1983)
  • "God's People Reconciling [35 minute Audio file]" (Mennonite World Conference presentation by Ron Sider, 28 July 1984 in Strasbourg, France) Windows Media File (5 MB); MP3 File (15 MB)
  • Ten-Year Goals (Vision '95)(Mennonite Church, 1985)
  • A Call to Kingdom Commitments (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1986)
  • Many Peoples Becoming God's People (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1986)
  • Resolution on Apartheid (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1986)
  • Resolution on Human Sexuality (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1986)
  • Baptism by Immersion as a Requirement for Ordination to Pastoral Leadership (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1987)
  • A Call to Affirmation, Confession, and Covenant Regarding Human Sexuality (Mennonite Church, 1987)
  • Growing in Stewardship and Witness in a Militaristic World (Mennonite Church, 1987)
  • Resolution on South Africa (Mennonite Church, 1987)
  • A Church of Many Peoples Confronts Racism (General Conference Mennonite Church, Mennonite Church, 1989)
  • Recommendation on Exploring MC/GC Integration (General Conference Mennonite Church, Mennonite Church, 1989)
  • Resolution on Military Tax Withholding (Mennonite Church, 1989)
  • Resolution on the 500th Anniversary of Columbus (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1989)
  • Stewardship of the Earth: Resolution on Environment and Faith Issues (General Conference Mennonite Church, Mennonite Church, 1989)
  • Vision Statement (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1990)
  • On Observing 1992 (Mennonite Church, 1991)
  • Statement of Doctrine (Conservative Mennonite Conference, 1991)
  • A Resolution against Interpersonal Abuse (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1992)
  • A Resolution on Health Care (General Conference Mennonite Church U.S. Assembly, 1992)
  • A Resolution to Laugh with Abraham and Sarah (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1992)
  • A Call for a Peacemaking Task Force (Mennonite Church, 1993)
  • A Commitment to Christ's Way of Peace (Mennonite Central Committee, 1993)
  • Peace in Our Time (Mennonite Church, 1993)
  • Resolution on Health Care in the United States (Mennonite Church, 1993)
  • A Resolution on Male Violence Against Women (Mennonite Church, 1993)
  • Affirming Peacemaking as it Relates to the Peace Tax (U.S.)/Peace Trust (Canada) (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1995)
  • Agreeing and Disagreeing in Love -- Commitments for Mennonites in Times of Disagreement (General Conference Mennonite Church, Mennonite Church, 1995)
  • Resolution on a Jubilee Year of Repentance and Action Regarding Nuclear Weapons (General Conference Mennonite Church, 1995)
  • Vision: Healing and Hope (Mennonite Church, General Conference Mennonite Church , 1995)
  • "And No One Shall Make Them Afraid" (Zephaniah 3:12-13): a Mennonite Statement on Violence (Mennonite Church, General Conference Mennonite Church, 1997)
  • Is Jesus the Only Way? (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1997)
  • Mission Statement for Congregational Youth Ministry (Mennonite Church, 1997)
  • Ordination (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1997)
  • Guidelines for building faithful relationships in the church (Conference of Mennonites in Canada, 1998)
  • Resolution on the Issue of Homosexuality (Conference of Mennonites in Canada, 1998)
  • Guidelines for Membership in the New Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church Canada, 1999)
  • Women in Ministry (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1999)
  • The Call from Colombia to MC Canada (Mennonite Church Canada, 2000)
  • Resolution on Sale of Arms, etc. (Mennonite Church Canada, 2000)
  • Colombia Resolution (Mennonite Church Canada, 2001)
  • Membership Guidelines for the Formation of Mennonite Church USA (Mennonite Church USA, 2001)
  • Resolution on Plan Colombia (Mennonite Church USA, 2001)
  • A Resolution: The Death Penalty (Mennonite Church USA, 2001)
  • Vieques Resolution (Mennonite Church USA, 2001)
  • Statement on Abortion (Mennonite Church USA, 2003)
  • Statement on Immigration (Mennonite Church USA, 2003)
  • Statement on the War in Iraq (Mennonite Church USA, 2005)
  • Shared Convictions (Mennonite World Conference, 2006)
  • A Resolution on Following Christ and Growing Together as Communities Even in Conflict (Mennonite Church USA, 2009)
  • Resolution on Healthcare Access: Next Step (Mennonite Church USA, 2009)
  • Statement against Human Trafficking, Modern Day Slavery (Mennonite Church USA, 2009)

Resources

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Online Anabaptist Library

Confessions of Faith
  • Schleitheim Confession (Anabaptist, 1527)
  • Wismar Articles (Dutch Anabaptist, 1554)
  • Confession of Faith (Waterlander, 1577)
  • Confession of Faith (Hans de Ries, 1578)
  • The Confession of Faith (P.J. Twisck, 1617)
  • Confession of Faith (Hans de Ries, 1618)
  • Olive Branch Confession (Dutch Mennonite, 1627)
  • Dordrecht Confession of Faith (Mennonite, 1632)
  • Mennonite Articles of Faith (Mennonite (Cornelis Ris)), 1766)
  • Confession, or Short and Simple Statement of Faith (Rudnerweide, Russia, 1853)
  • Articles of Confession (Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, 1896)
  • Our Common Confession (General Conference Mennonite, 1896)
  • Confession of Faith (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1902)
  • Articles of Faith (Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches, 1950)
  • Mennonite Confession of Faith (Mennonite Church, 1963)
  • Confession of Faith (Mennonite Brethren Church, 1975)
  • Confession of Faith (Fellowship of Concerned Mennonites, 1990)
  • Confession of Faith (Evangelical Mennonite Conference, 1994)
  • Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective (Mennonite Church USA, Mennonite Church Canada, 1995)
  • Confession of Faith (Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference, 2001)