Ann Jacobs’ role at Mennonite Mission Network is to further relationships with African American Mennonite congregations. She helps congregations become more informed of resources, services, and agency partnerships in support of the congregation's vision for mission.
Jacobs believes that worship through music, Scripture and fellowship is part of the church's mission, and vital to experiencing God’s intervention. Jacobs helps to lead Mission Network's Work in Progress ensemble, which seeks opportunities to worship together with the people of God.
Jacobs formerly worked 12 years for Mission Network Office Services and has 31 years of committed intercessory ministry. She is involved in the lay leadership of New Life Fellowship Ministry in South Bend, Indiana. She is enrolled in the Master of Divinity program at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana.
Jacobs lives in South Bend with her husband, Booker T. They have four sons, three daughters-in-law, and eight grandchildren who are the delight of their lives.