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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The how

Monday, November 13, 2017

A letter on peace from César García, general secretary of Mennonite World Conference “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give…

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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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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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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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God’s work in a refugee camp

Saturday, April 22, 2017

I have no nationality. I am just of Jesus Christ. My name is Safari and I have been a refugee for more than 20 years…because God wanted me…

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Congolese brothers in Christ build on a dream

Friday, February 10, 2017

Elders who grew up together are capping their lives of service with a building project to carry on their work in health, peace, education I learned to know Pakisa Tshimika…

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A primer on Anabaptism

Monday, February 6, 2017

Anabaptist Essentials: Ten Signs of a Unique Christian Faith Palmer Becker Herald Press According to 2015 statistics from Mennonite World Conference, there are more baptized members of Anabaptist-related…

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Olive orchard bears fruit of peace

Friday, December 9, 2016

How would you feel if your government blocked your driveway with dirt and concrete, and told you it was illegal to remove the debris?

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Proxy war and broken peace

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Angola as a case study I felt the burn rising in my head. “You mean to say the civil war in Angola was really a proxy war between…

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Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference considers Peace Network

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Conrad Grebel University College hosted academics, practitioners, artists and church workers at the inaugural Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival, June 9–12, 2016. In Waterloo, Ont., 203 people from 20 countries (from Canada to Colombia to DR Congo) attended 30 concurrent sessions.

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Saying goodbye to war and hello to peace in Colombia

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

On August 24, 2016, hundreds gathered in the city centre of Bogotá to celebrate an historic peace accord between the Colombian government and FARC guerilla group.

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Peace that permeates

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

People were skeptical when intern Elizabeth Wittrig announced her research topic for the MB archives: women’s voices and the Anabaptist peace witness. Wittrig was the 2015 summer archive…

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Fighters, refugees seek peace at home in Rwanda

Saturday, November 28, 2015

NORTH KIVU, DR Congo Mwasa Niyon Senga felt trapped as a first sergeant in the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), an armed group that terrorizes…

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MWC Peace Sunday 2015

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Theme: Boundaries and Borders Primary text: Jeremiah 29:1-7 “God overcomes boundaries when he becomes man and allows himself to be stripped and disrobed. The glorified Son of Man…

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