Meet your MWC Officers

The Executive Committee delegates responsibility to the officers to provide oversight to the life and work of MWC between its annual meetings.

  • president and vice-president elected by the General Council,
  • the general secretary (ex officio) appointed by the General Council
  • a treasurer appointed by the Executive Committee

An officer must be a member of an MWC member church, and must be approved by his/her member church.


General Secretary: César García

Congregation: First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

"We are grateful for the gifts we share in our family of faith: missionaries who have given their lives to bear witness to Christ; brothers and sisters willing to serve the needy; teachers who disciple others with their life and character; pastors who care for local congregations; donors who give generously to the work of Christ; peacemakers who model a new way of dealing with conflicts in the manner of Jesus. Our global community is greatly blessed!"

President: J. Nelson Kraybill

Congregation: Prairie Street Mennonite, Elkhart, Indiana, USA

"Through MWC relationships, I have seen the greatest hope, deepest faith and most lifegiving Christian community among Christians in places of material or political insecurity. Power and wealth create a false sense of self-sufficiency instead of a bedrock of unshakeable assurance and joy in knowing Jesus."


Vice-President: Rebecca Osiro

Congregation: Eastleigh Mennonite Church, Nairobi, Kenya

"MWC’s genius is fellowship and networking. We share our stories. We come together and find that we are one. We find strength beyond class, beyond status. MWC gives me courage."


Treasurer: Sunoko Lin

Congregation: Maranatha Christian Fellowship, Reseda, California, USA

"Serving the global Anabaptist-Mennonite church has deepened my spiritual formation. My prayer for the global church is that God would bring peace, comfort and hope to suffering members of Anabaptist/Mennonite global family impacted by COVID-19. This has brought a great loss: not only human lives but also economic severity in many developing countries. God, have mercy!"


President-elect: Henk Stenvers

Congregation: Doopsgezinde Gemeente Bussum-Naarden, Netherlands

"What I have learned through serving the global Anabaptist-Mennonite church is to appreciate the work of the Holy Spirit in all parts of the world, in so many different contexts, creating a wonderful diverse communion."



This article first appeared in Courier/Correo/Courrier October 2021.

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