NEWS RELEASE – Mentorship Peace Camp – September 6-8, 2019

Calling all mentor/mentee pairs and others interested in building connections, learning about peacemaking in an immersive setting, and having lots of camp fun! Join Mennonite Mission Network’s Peace & Justice Support Network (PJSN) and Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) for hands-on learning about communication skills, conflict resolution and biblical approach to peace and justice. We’ll have…

Media Release: ON CREATING A CHURCH PEACE TAX FUND

(Akron, Pa.; March 26, 2019)   Is now the time to create a “Church Peace Tax Fund?” That’s the subject of one of the seminars being offered at the MENNOCOM19, the July 2-6, 2019 convention in Kansas City of the Mennonite Church USA. In response to Jesus’ exhortation to “love your enemies,” (Matthew 5:44), this seminar…

Beyond the Divide

by Jason Boone The divisive nature of partisan politics has seeped into almost every aspect of our society. Political views and affiliations often determine who we associate with, even who we worship with. There’s a deep desire in our church for tools that can help us talk productively to people we disagree with politically. It…