Carol Penner, the editor of Women and Men: Gender in the Church for the Mennonite Central Committee, lives in Vineland, Ontario, with her husband, Eugene. She spends most of her time caring for their two children, Katie and Alex. Their family is thankful to be a part of the community of First Mennonite Church in Vineland. Penner works part-time for MCC Ontario doing education work in congregations on the subject of family violence. She has a doctoral thesis in progress on the subject of Mennonite peace theology.