Report: MB Mission and the C2C Network

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mission has historically been at the heart of the Mennonite Brethren churches of Canada. This “Big Idea” conversation is driven by the desire to expand the missionary focus…

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Young “hands of Jesus” pick up the hammer

Monday, June 27, 2016

Through MDS’s Summer Youth Project, “youth learn construction skills and interact with people from different backgrounds from all over.”

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Mennonite Archival Image Database grows

Monday, June 13, 2016

On the eve of its first anniversary, the Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) welcomes the Mennonite Library & Archives (ML&A) at Fresno (Cal.) Pacific University as our newest archival partner.

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Plight of displaced focus of new World Refugee Day campaign

Monday, May 16, 2016

There are many causes of hunger, but a main one is conflict – war pushes people out of their homes and off their land and makes them dependent…

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Foodgrains Bank receives $2.5 million from Government of Canada for Syria Relief

Friday, April 29, 2016

Foodgrains Bank receives $2.5 million from Government of Canada for Syria Relief Emergency assistance to 57,000 people a month for five months within Syria A grant of $2.5…

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The “big idea”

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

C2C leaders began a conversation with their international counterpart, MB Mission, about working together more closely, and both agencies realized the benefits went beyond USMB’s request: “seeing church planting done to the best of our ability overseas, and missions done to the best of our abilities here,” says Fleming.

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Curriculum “christening” in Congo

Monday, April 25, 2016

In March 2016, the MB church in DR Congo released a K–12 curriculum on Christian ethics from an Anabaptist perspective, launched with dedication events in Kinshasa and Kikwit….

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MCC asks for donations to respond to Ecuador earthquakes

Thursday, April 21, 2016

MCC is requesting donations to support its response to the recent earthquakes in Ecuador. MCC will work with Iglesia Evangélica Menonita Ecuatoriana to shape its relief efforts.

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Foodgrains Bank launches African drought appeal

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

With millions of people in southern Africa and Ethiopia facing extreme drought this year, Canadian Foodgrains Bank is inviting Canadians to help by making a donation to its African Drought Appeal.

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Syria, Iraq crisis response largest in MCC history

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

AKRON, Pa. Since the Syrian war began five years ago in March, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) has spent about US$34.6 million to relieve the suffering of Syrians, Iraqis and…

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Emergency food brings hope to families

Saturday, February 27, 2016

When Mira and her family fled from their home in Syria, she decided to quickly pack a lone piece of jewellery in her bag. She had no idea…

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Executive Board meetings report

Friday, February 26, 2016

Executive Board Meetings Report The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches hosted the provincial representatives in Abbotsford, B.C., Jan. 28, 2016. This annual gathering…

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CMBS announces summer archival intern

Monday, February 22, 2016

Andrew Brown is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2016.

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“I feel it’s my country now”

Friday, February 19, 2016
Syrian refugees - MCC

The greeting you get when visiting Yhya Al Kurdi’s apartment is full of excitement. Before you actually reach the door, Al Kurdi has opened it and stands at the end of the long corridor, waiting as you walk the rest of the way. Though he doesn’t know much English yet, he’ll give an enthusiastic, “hello, hello, hello!” as he ushers you inside. It’s been a long time since he had a safe home to invite anyone into.

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MCC provides blankets and warm clothing in Nepal

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Families hit by earthquake still in temporary shelter BHASBHASE, Nepal On April 25, 2015, when an earthquake rocked his village in Nepal, Sudarshan Chepang and his family huddled…

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