August 2019

Stanley Green, Executive Director of Mennonite Mission Network, has submitted his resignation effective July 2020.  The Executive Director Search Committee is working to discern a new person to recommend to its Board to lead Mennonite Mission Network in the future.  Your commitment to the church and participation in this search process is deeply appreciated.

Mennonite Mission Network, an agency of Mennonite Church USA, collaborates to carry out churchwide priorities.
 
MC USA mission:  "Joining in God's activity in the world, we develop and nurture missional Mennonite congregations of many cultures."

MC USA Vision: 
"God calls us to be followers of Jesus Christ and, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to grow as communities of grace, joy, and peace so that God's healing and hope flow through us to the world."
Mennonite Mission Network Mission is "to lead, mobilize and equip the church to participate in holistic witness to Jesus Christ in a broken world."

Mennonite Mission Network Vision:  "We envision every congregation and all parts of the church being fully engaged in mission-across the street, all through the marketplaces and around the world."

Think about the mission and vision of Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Mission Network in the context of our current world.  As you understand their strengths, needs and opportunities, what professional skills and leadership qualities do you believe Mission Network needs MOST at this time in the Executive Director position?

Please rank each quality from highest (5) to lowest (1) in terms of importance in the next Executive Director.

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* 1. Commitment to Christ, grounded in Anabaptist understandings of Christian faith

1 Lowest 3 5 Highest
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* 2. Passion for domestic and international mission and service in the name of Jesus Christ and for the increase of God’s Kingdom on earth

1 Lowest Importance 3 5 Highest Importance
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Ability to convey a vision of Mennonite Mission Network's strategic future

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* 4. Nurtures a vibrant Christian life through relationships of accountability and the regular practice of spiritual disciplines

1 Lowest 3 5 Highest
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Executive leadership skills conducted with integrity, initiative and transparency 

1 Lowest Importance 3 5 Highest Importance
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* 6. Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegation, program development, task facilitation, insightful and deliberate decision making

1 Lowest Importance 3 5 Highest Importance
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* 7. Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector

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* 8. Strong oral and written communication skills as well as public speaking ability that inspire others

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* 9. Ability to initiate and lead sustainable change through a shared vision

1 Lowest Importance 3 5 Highest Importance
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* 10. Ability to connect and engage with diverse constituency groups

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Develop, mentor and collaborate with staff 

1 Lowest Importance 3 5 Highest Importance
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Ability to work through conflict

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Commitment to denominational and agency goals of intercultural advancement and antiracism.

1 Lowest Importance 3 5 Highest Importance
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* 14. When you reflect on this role at Mission Network, who comes to mind?  Please suggest names of persons we might invite to consider this role. Basic contact and context information for each name will be appreciated.

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* 15. Given the current opportunities and challenges facing Mennonite Mission Network, please name 3 qualities that are your TOP PRIORITY for the next executive director for Mennonite Mission Network.

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* 16. Aditional comments related to the search process

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