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Many people ask me “how things are” in Ukraine. When I think of the complex history of the country, I sometimes wonder how to respond.

September 1, 2017
Mother and baby in front of church in DR Congo

Mennonite Church Canada is one of seven collaborative partners in an Anabaptist response to violent conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo). Food, household items and shelter supplies will soon reach some of the 1.4 million people displaced by a conflict that has largely been overlooked by media.

August 22, 2017
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A 16-page sampler of the new Mennonite worship and song collection is available for free congregational download. Called the “Great Day of Singing,” the sampler is designed as a resource to plan worship for October 22, 2017.

August 22, 2017
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Russ Eanes has announced his intention to resign as executive director of MennoMedia and its book imprint Herald Press, effective early 2018.

August 22, 2017
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How does your spiritual garden grow? What do you do to keep your Christian life flourishing? Darla Weaver explores these ideas as she connects gardening to spiritual growth in a new devotional, Water My Soul: 90 Meditations from an Old Order Mennonite (Herald Press, September 2017).

August 22, 2017
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Witness workers in Botswana, Philippines, and Germany are transitioning out of their ministries in 2017 and 2018.

August 15, 2017
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Planning Assembly worship might be a daunting task, but if you’ve got the right team – and the right music – the spirit of the event will follow people home.

August 4, 2017
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When retired teacher Martha Wiens of Leamington United Mennonite Church turned 80, she threw herself a birthday party with purpose. She auctioned off a specially-made quilt to raise money in support of a young woman’s education at Meserete Kristos College in Ethiopia.

August 2, 2017
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Continued violence in Marawi City, Philippines, is traumatizing children, say Dann and Joji Pantoja of PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI).

June 30, 2017
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On July 1, 1867, the concerted efforts of 36 male, ethnic-European politicians came to fruition, and the Dominion of Canada was born. At the time, they celebrated, and for more than a century, Canadians continued to commemorate that day.

June 28, 2017