Rhoda Keener, Sister Care Director

Rhoda Shenk Keener, M.S., is the Sister Care Director for Mennonite Women USA, a work which joyfully connects her to women across the United States and world. She served for 14 years as executive director and co-director for Mennonite Women USA.

Rhoda’s background includes teaching and mental health counseling in a variety of settings including a Mennonite congregation, a medical center, and a domestic violence shelter. She taught English at Bethany Christian High School, Goshen, Indiana. Rhoda is the co-editor with Mary Swartley of She Has Done a Good Thing: Mennonite Women Leaders Tell Their Stories.

She and her husband Bob live in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, and are members of Marion Mennonite Church. They are parents of three adult children. To help stay balanced Rhoda swims, plays with her grandsons, and walks in the woods.

Contact Rhoda.

7 thoughts on “Rhoda Keener, Sister Care Director

  1. james poling on said:

    I am a friend of Carolyn Heggen and would like to make contact with her. If you have contact information about her, I would like to have it, or you can give my information to her so she can write to me. Jim Poling and Nancy Poling

    • Rhoda Keener on said:

      Hello James, I am so sorry that I did not see this comment before. Please email me with your contact information if you are still trying to contact Carolyn Heggen and I will send that information to her. Sincerely, Rhoda Keener

  2. Cindy Hartman on said:

    I tried emailing a request for the complimentary “Practicing Presence” book for our church, but the email came back undeliverable. I used: info@mwusa.org

    Is there a different email address? Or is this comment avenue good enough?

    Thanks for your help!

  3. Ramprasad Paudel on said:

    Dear sister Rodha
    greetings from Nepal !

    I am translating your book “Sister care manual” in to Nepali language. I am eager to be in touch with you and want to share my blessings which I have got through your writing in translation.

    • Good Morning Ramprasad, Thank you for your work in translating the Sister Care manual into Nepali. I’m so glad that the material in the manual has been a blessing to you as you have worked. Carolyn Heggen and I will be in India in late October and will be sharing the seminar with women from many parts of India and also Nepal. My email is rhodak@mwusa.org. Sincerely, Rhoda Keener

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