Center for Anabaptist Studies at Evangelical Seminary

The vision for the Center for Anabaptist Studies is to equip and facilitate education and scholarship for Evangelical Seminary students, faculty, and staff, from a distinctly Anabaptist perspective. The Center will be a practical resource for the Anabaptist community and provide a bridge between the academy and local churches through seminars, workshops, and training that is consistent with Anabaptist practice and theology.

Meet our Director

Dr. Mark Wenger serves as the Director of the Center for Anabaptist Studies, as well as a lecturer in Anabaptist Studies at Evangelical Seminary. Watch the video below for a quick introduction to Mark and learn why he chose to take on this role and what his hope is for the future of the Center.

Advisory Board

Our advisory board is comprised of members of various Anabaptist organizations that share a common orthodox faith perspective and are supportive of the mission of the Center for Anabaptist Studies.

Board Members

Steve Weaver  (Lancaster Mennonite Conference)

Marcia Mylin (Lancaster Mennonite Conference)

Jewel Showalter (Conservative Mennonite Conference)

Warren Hoffman  (Brethren in Christ)

Hank Johnson  (Brethren in Christ)

Belita Mitchell  (Church of the Brethren)

Jessie Johnson  (Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations)

Audrey Estep (Church of the Brethren)

Tom Weber  (Church of the Brethren)

Mark Draper  (Executive Director, Pense Center)

Rosie Walmer  (Evangelical Seminary Board of Trustees)

Our Partners


AMEC (Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations)

BIC (Brethren in Christ)

COB (Church of the Brethren)

Young Center at Elizabethtown College

Lancaster Mennonite Conference


Click here for the Center for Anabaptist Studies Structural Document.


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