Project Ploughshares’ coalition wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, November 17, 2017

MCC congratulates Project Ploughshares, a member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), the 2017 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Project Ploughshares, of which MCC…

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Foodgrains Bank members responding to Rohingya refugee crisis

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

LANCASTER, Ont. Canadian Foodgrains Bank members have come together in response to the needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, where over half a million people have fled extreme…

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Living out welcome

Friday, October 20, 2017

“I didn’t want to be alone…. I wanted to live with people,” says Abdul.* Two years ago, Abdul fled his home country and sought refuge in Canada. He…

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Annual Festival for World Relief raises $1M

Friday, October 13, 2017

The annual MCC British Columbia Festival for World Relief Sept. 15–16, 2017, at the Abbotsford TRADEX raised more than $1M to support Mennonite Central Committee’s relief, development, and peace work locally and around the world.

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Hurricane Irma spares Haiti, but island nation still impacted

Friday, October 6, 2017

What happens when a country is hit by one vicious disaster after the other? Hurricane Irma—the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean—didn’t end up hitting…

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Supporting hope in Cuba

Friday, September 29, 2017

Bonnie Klassen remembers the haunting, howling wind. “It was a deep, threatening growl. I had knots in my stomach,” she says. “That wind was purely destructive.” Klassen, MCC’s…

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MCC responds to devastating Mexico City earthquake

Friday, September 22, 2017

MCC is responding to the two earthquakes which ravaged Mexico, including the 7.1-magnitude quake that hit southern Mexico near Atencingo, Puebla state, causing significant damage in Mexico City…

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A Cry for Home: A window on MCC’s work in Palestine and Israel

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Everyone needs a home — where families are safe and secure, where their basic needs are met, where they can come and go freely, and where they can imagine…

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Migrant Trail walkers imitate Jesus

Friday, September 15, 2017

“Our Anabaptist history is intrinsically tied to migration, and so is our Christian story,” says Saulo Padilla, immigration education coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. “We must…

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MCC responds to severe flooding in South Asia

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MCC is responding with emergency relief assistance in the wake of severe flooding and landslides across parts of Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Two weeks of incessant monsoon rains…

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Two students launch worldwide media ministry

Friday, September 1, 2017

This is the story of a ministry that in some ways never moved far from its roots. Square One World Media stands atop a media ministry that has…

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Anabaptists respond to violence and displacement in DR Congo

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A collaborative Anabaptist response will soon reach some of the 1.4 million people displaced by armed conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo…

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Leaders Collective

Friday, August 11, 2017

Young adults are “hungry for investment and shaping,” says Leaders Collective director Robyn Serez. “It’s a beautiful season of life to welcome people into some holy discipline and…

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Commentary and Pastoral Application translated into Chinese

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

“Our unity as a denominational family is to be based not on ethnicity, but on our shared faith in Jesus Christ,” says Andrew Dyck, member of the Board…

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Angolan Mennonites welcome refugees

Thursday, July 20, 2017

“The situation is very serious,” says Francisca Ibanda, Mennonite World Conference regional representative for Central/West Africa. The UN expects more than 50,000 people from DR Congo to become…

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