Conflict Management

The Conference has a Conflict Transformation Team made up of trained representatives from each association who are able to assist congregations with conflict management. These response teams were trained by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center ( Please contact your Associate Conference Minister (Jane Anderson, Michael Jones or Rachel Bauman) to inquire about the use of these resources within your congregation.

Conflict in Congregations Suggested Reading

These resources address conflict in congregations:

  • “Change and Conflict in your Congregation (Even If You Hate Both)” by Rev. Anita L. Bradhsaw, PhD
  • “Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times:  Being Calm and Courageous No Matter What” by Peter Steinke.
  • “How to Deal With Church Conflict” from the Parish Paper. Access the article here>

Help us develop this list.
If you’ve read something that has been particularly useful to you in this area, or worked effectively with a consultant or organization not listed above let us know by contacting us here.


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