MCC to receive $1 million gift for maternal health

Mar 23, 2016 by and

EPHRATA, Pa. — Throughout her long career in international development — including with Mennonite Central Committee — Luann Habegger Martin of McLean, Va., worked to promote the well-being of women and...

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MCC learning tour explores mass incarceration

Nov 9, 2015 by and

EPHRATA, Pa. — Sixteen participants in Mennonite Central Committee’s Pipeline to Prison learning tour journeyed through Pennsylvania’s criminal justice system, learning about law enforcement, sentencing,...

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MCC flooding response unites former enemies

Feb 16, 2015 by and

When Cornelius and Shauna Frantz of Pittsburgh came to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013, they expected to work with people who had experienced trauma during the country’s 1990s civil war. They...

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Urban leaders seek ‘peace of the city,’ practical ministry

Oct 27, 2014 by , and

PHILADELPHIA — In a letter to Jerusalem’s exiled leaders, the prophet Jeremiah called on them to work for the welfare of Babylon, the city to which they had been deported. “Seek the peace and prosperity...

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Beating the heat, youth connect with N.Y. congregation

Sep 29, 2014 by and

NEW YORK — On hot summer afternoons, Tiara Downer’s Summer Jam Cool Outs at King of Glory Tabernacle, a Mennonite Church USA congregation in the Bronx, gave neighborhood kids a chance to beat the heat and...

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MDS inspires gift of old farm

Jul 28, 2014 by and

PHILADELPHIA — When Kevin King answered the phone in Mennonite Central Committee’s constituency ministries department one day in the early 1990s, he heard a surprising pronouncement. “ ‘We’re the...

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