Maritimes

To learn more about the educational resources we can offer for building peace within families, congregations and larger communities contact us at maritimes@mcccanada.ca. We can provide the following resources as well as make presentations or discuss them:

A booklet that explores the dangers of pornography and helps find ways to prevent and overcome the harm it causes.

  • Following Jesus as a people of peace
  • Peace buttons 
  • Abuse response and prevention in homes and churches
  • Restorative responses to conflict and crime
  • Understanding and responding to the root causes of forced migration
Alberta

Our peace program provides a window through which youth, young adults, and all Albertans can engage in thinking, talking and living peacemaking. This is done through a various programs and learning opportunities.

Planting Peace: A two-week cross-cultural program, designed to train, equip and encourage 10 international and 10 local young adults to be peace promoters in their home communities. 

Uprooted: A Learning & Action Tour for Alberta & Saskatchewan Young Adults. Approximately 8 Young Adults travel with MCC to the Northern & Southern borders of Mexico and explore themes of Migration & Peacebuilding. 

CASA: a local learning and service tour in Calgary that provides groups with a first hand look at poverty and homelessness.

Building Bridges: Building Bridges (North Edmonton Ministry - NEM) works at building cultural and faith-based bridges with people from around the world, sharing hospitality, outreach and service.

Annual Peace Subsidies for Students: Two subsidies are offered to students studying at post-secondary institutions and seeking to build peace in their daily life and work. Download application or apply

 

British Columbia

MCC BC's Peace and Development Education Program provides individuals and church groups with opportunities to worship, discuss, learn, and share experiences of what it means to be people of peace on a personal level and internationally​.

 

Manitoba

MCC Manitoba's Peacebuilding and Advocacy Program seeks to engage Manitobans of all ages to think, talk and live peacemaking. 
Peace engagement gives individuals, church and community groups opportunities to discuss, learn and share experiences of what it means to be people of peace on a personal level, within communities and internationally.

The program offers:

  • To provide churches with educational and advocacy resources about peace
  • To partner with congregations, conferences and schools to create opportunities for building peace skills
  • Trauma healing and resiliency workshops
  • To provides young adults in post-secondary education with opportunities to attend the  MCC United Nations Seminar in New York and the MCC Ottawa Advocacy Seminar
  • To facilitate interfaith dialogue and relationship-building across cultural, racial and ethnic divides both locally and internationally
  • Workshops that address the complexities of peace and justice in conflict areas like Palestine and Israel
Saskatchewan

We seek to promote peace and alternatives to violence in our constituency and broader communities. Our peacebuilding activities include:

  • Active conflict transformation and peacebuilding with children and youth in the Meadowgreen neighbourhood in Saskatoon
  • Teaching a Conflict Transformation course at Bethany College
  • Promoting conversations and activities which support the Stoney Knoll land reclamation
  • Facilitating cross-cultural and vocational exchange programs that promote peace and reconciliation and non-violent global citizenship
  • Partnering with congregations, conferences and schools to create opportunities for building peace skills
  • Providing young adults academic and non-academic internships
  • Providing young adults international short term learning opportunities through Uprooted

 

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