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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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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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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Ontario church to pilot MCC-inspired Peace Clubs

Friday, July 7, 2017

MCC is working with a multi-site Ontario church to build a curriculum for educating community members on themes around conflict, violence and reconciliation. The Meeting House church is…

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Youth EMBRACE risk on mission

Friday, June 16, 2017
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The most memorable part of MB Mission’s EMBRACE retreat (Jan. 20–22, 2017) for Alysha Frey was when her team prayed for open doors to share the gospel (based…

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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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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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Restorative justice funding reinstated

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

MCC welcomes the Canadian government announcement that it will provide nearly $7.5 million over five years to Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA), which helps convicted sex offenders…

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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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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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MCC partners assist survivors of flooding in North Korea

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

MCC’s partners in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), also known as North Korea, are working to provide relief assistance for the hundreds of thousands of people affected by flooding and landslides in the isolated country.

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