Historical Commission serves with trimmed budget

Friday, June 23, 2017

Winnipeg The Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission met June 2–3, 2017, for its annual general meeting (AGM) in Winnipeg at the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies. The Commission heard…

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Walking together for peace in Colombia

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

MCC partners in Colombia are walking with people affected by more than 50 years of violence, months after a peace accord was signed between the government and the…

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Lumeya appointed to DR Congo government position

Friday, June 9, 2017

Pray for first MB to serve at this level, says brother Maleghi Lumeya has recently been appointed Ministre des affaires foncières (minister of land [property[) of the Democratic…

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Canadian government to match donations for famine response

Monday, June 5, 2017

The Government of Canada will match donations from individual Canadians in response to severe food crises in Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and surrounding regions dollar-for-dollar through its…

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Living the message of peace in a conflict zone

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine When armed men arrived at a Light of the Gospel church in the Donetsk region of Ukraine they searched the basement for weapons. There were no…

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Foodgrains Bank continues Syrian conflict reponse

Friday, May 12, 2017

This spring marks the beginning of the seventh year of the Syrian conflict. Hundreds of thousands of innocent people, notably children, are bearing the brunt of a horrific…

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Help for malnourished children in famine-affected South Sudan

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Leaving home with three little children in tow and walking for three days wasn’t an easy decision for Sarah. It was even harder knowing that making the journey…

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The missionary is “in”

Friday, April 28, 2017

A deep relationship is mutually beneficial for the church and the cross-cultural workers they support – something Steinbach (Man.) MB Church lead pastor Walter Fast understands personally, having taught and pastored in Germany for 19 years.

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Michael J. Sharp’s journey toward peace in DR Congo

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Four months after Michael J. Sharp moved to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2012, he joined a small delegation that for six hours climbed a mountain in South Kivu Province to meet a leader of a major armed group.

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Reasons to hope this Easter

Saturday, April 15, 2017

“Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen.”—Luke 24:5 He is risen, indeed! Resurrection is the ultimate sign of…

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Lifesaving latrines and local partners

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Port-au-Prince, Haiti Hurricane Matthew hit the rural community of Wopisa-Gabriyèl, Haiti, hard in early October 2016, leading MCC to respond to sanitation needs identified by community leaders. “There…

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Cultures and faiths meet around common cause

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

What do an extended family originally from Ethiopia and an MB church have in common? An incredible opportunity to achieve a long-sought-for family reunification! Former refugee Saeed was…

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MCC water project assists 10,000 Iraqi families affected by ISIS

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MCC is funding an emergency water project for 10,000 families in the Iraqi town of Qayyara and the surrounding area after residents were liberated from ISIS in August…

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Archive intern to examine Mennonite communal life

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jordan Duerrstein is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2017. The selection committee chose Jordan from several strong candidates from universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada.

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Mennonite Heritage Centre archives & gallery to continue under new structure

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Mennonite Heritage Centre including its archive and art gallery programs, is being reorganized under a new partnership and name.

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