For immediate release: Thursday, June 23, 2016
For more information: David Clohessy (314-566-9790 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org), Barbra Graber (540-214-8874, email@example.com), Stephanie Krehbiel (734-678-2185, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Five names added to list of sex-offending Mennonite church workers
Each admitted to sexual misconduct but none have been charged
Four live in Kansas; One, a Canadian, is a painter on cruise ships
Group demands that Mennonite Church USA end its practice of keeping secret files on clergy with sexual misconduct charges
A support group for survivors of sexual abuse is announcing the addition of five new names to their Mennonite Abuse Prevention (MAP) list. To be placed on the MAP list, offenders must have been named elsewhere through established media sources, internal institutional documents, court records, or any combination of the above.