This page features a list of Anabaptist organizations which help to tell the story of ‘who the Anabaptists are and what they believe’. The related Tabs in the drop down menu provide links to organizations related to our Mission and Vision at Pacific Northwest Mennonite Historical Society.
Anabaptist History Today: (AHT) is a collaborative, community storytelling project with support from sixteen Anabaptist archives and history organizations in the United States and Canada.
Initiated in May 2020, AHT’s immediate goal is to create a historical snapshot of Anabaptist experiences during the unprecedented events of 2020 and following. It is also a pilot project to explore the viability of long-term collaboration between collecting repositories and history organizations in the Anabaptist world.
We hope that AHT will be a starting point leading to an expanded digital presence, broader community engagement, and increased understanding of our complex but shared heritage.
Amish Studies: Designed to assist scholars, students and the general public.
Anabaptist Historians: Anabaptist Historians is a collaborative blog. Its mission is to share cutting-edge scholarship with a broad readership and to foster debates bearing on contemporary Anabaptist faith and life.
Anabaptist Stories: Many people perhaps are wondering “Who are the Anabaptists?” What relevance do they have today? What contribution do they make toward life in the 21st century? We hope that through this series of videos on YouTube many of you can be informed, inspired and challenged by our history and vision.
Anabaptist Witness: A global Anabaptist and Mennonite dialogue on key issues facing the church in mission
Bearing Witness Stories Project: The Bearing Witness Project enables Anabaptist communities worldwide to share their stories of costly discipleship in ways that inspire greater faithfulness to Jesus Christ and strengthen the church’s unity.
Center for Mennonite Writing: The Center for Mennonite Writing on the Web offers a virtual gathering place where readers and writers can find:
• The Journal of Mennonite Writing (JMW)
• the latest news about Mennonite writing, continuously updated
• variety and diversity among “Mennonite Voices”
• resources and links for scholars, researchers, and fans
• an ongoing conversation about Mennonite literature
• a global reach and contemporary perspective
Christian Peacemaker Teams partners with nonviolent movements around the world, seeking to embody an inclusive, ecumenical and diverse community of God’s love. We believe we can transform war and occupation, our own lives, and the wider Christian world through: the nonviolent power of God’s truth, partnership with local peacemakers and bold action.
Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery: A movement of Anabaptist people of faith; a group of Mennonite church and lay leaders formed a coalition with the aim of sharing information, passion and varied resources to dismantle the Doctrine of Discovery.
German Mennonite Sources Database: This is the most extensive digital collection of documents published by or about Mennonites in Germany between 1800 and 1950. The purpose of the database is to provide free and open access to a rich resource base for scholars, family researchers, and members of the public interested in German Mennonite history.
Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online: The mission of GAMEO is to provide reliable information on Anabaptist-related (Amish, Mennonite, Hutterite, Brethren in Christ) topics, including history, theology, biography, institutions and local congregations. Secular topics from an Anabaptist perspective are also included.
Habitat for Humanity: Seeking to put God’s love into action Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Heifer International: Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth.
Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism: Anchored firmly in the resources of the Mennonite Historical Library and the long tradition of academic scholarship at Goshen College, the ISGA’s initiatives foster academic research that is specifically oriented to global church life and practice.
The Mennonite Archival Image Database: [MAID] Discover Mennonite photographs from around the world!
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. MCC envisions communities worldwide in right relationship with God, one another and creation.
Mennonite Disaster Service: Mennonite Disaster Service is a volunteer network of Anabaptist churches that responds in Christian love to those affected by disasters in Canada and the United States. While the main focus is on clean up, repair and rebuilding homes, this service touches lives and nurtures hope, faith and wholeness.
Mennonite Education Agency: Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) walks alongside Mennonite educational institutions, early childhood through continuing education, providing resources, programing and support to Mennonite schools and teachers empowering them to continue the life transforming work of Mennonite education. MEA ties church and school together that they may maintain a mutually edifying identity. MEA and the schools work together to ensure students receive a quality Anabaptist Mennonite education.
Mennonite Historian: A publication of the Mennonite Heritage Archives and the Centre for MB Studies in Canada
Mennonite Society of Musical Heritage: Our mission is to preserve the long-standing traditions of Mennonite singing in worship and in all aspects of our lives. The uniqueness of the Mennonite musical heritage can only be maintained if future generations are given the tools to learn, to sing, and to enjoy great music.
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.
Menno Simons.net is an independent and noncommercial website, created and maintained by writer/journalist Machiel van Zanten. The information on these pages has been drawn from a variety of (scientific) sources. The site is not affiliated to the Mennonite Church or any other organization.
Menno Snapshots is a Mennonite Church USA Blog.
National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund: a national non-profit organization located in Washington, D.C., advocates for U.S. federal legislation that would enable conscientious objectors to war to have their federal income taxes directed to a special fund which would be used for non-military purposes alone.
Peace and Justice Support Network: The vision of this support network is to keep peace and justice central to the mission of the church in the world.
Seagoing Cowboys: The seagoing cowboys were men and boys who volunteered after World War II to tend the livestock shipped by the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration and the Heifer Project to war-devastated countries.
Ten Thousand Villages creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships.
Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies: An integral part of academic life at Elizabethtown College, the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies fosters and promotes the study of Anabaptist and Pietist groups.