building peace
Planting peace in a border town July 1, 2013
Bola Melad Ragheb, who limps because of polio, stands in the shop where he works after school, earning enough money to pay for his sister’s school costs. He credits an MCC Global Family education program with giving him the confidence to apply.
MCC encourages Egyptian youth with disabilities May 16, 2013
Helping hands at work in Syria May 8, 2013
Miriam Gross (left) and Donna Entz at Al Rashid Mosque in Edmonton, Alberta. Entz is with Mennonite Church Alberta, and Gross is an intern with Mennonite Central Committee in Alberta. The two organizations are supporting an outreach program in North Edmonton, which connects Mennonite and Muslim communities.
MCC and Mennonite Church Alberta April 26, 2013
Voices of Syria April 23, 2013
Syria crisis February 12, 2013
MCC urges governments to respect treaty relationship January 17, 2013
In Beit Lahia, Gaza, on July 4, 2012, Palestinians walk near buildings that have not been rebuilt since the Israeli airstrikes in the 2008-2009 war. Current Israeli airstrikes continue to cause death and destruction in Gaza as Israel and Hamas, the ruling party in the Gaza Strip, launch rockets at each other.
MCC helps 120 Gaza families whose homes were destroyed November 21, 2012
In the region of Qalamoun, Syria, Mennonite Central Committee is giving blankets to these children and many other families who have fled from Homs. Other donors are providing clothes and toys. The children’s names were not used for security reasons.
Winter brings new needs to Syrian refugees November 12, 2012
Caesaer Hakim (left) with members Michael Lagu, Agnew Masudio and Cecilia Eppe at an Opari peace committee meeting held in a school classroom.
Building peace amidst scars of war in South Sudan October 1, 2012
Syrian church leaders take stand for peace September 11, 2012
Syria: Your church can help September 11, 2012
The road in the Opari district, South Sudan.
Building peace in South Sudan through relationships July 17, 2012
Syrian fighting forces children from orphanage July 4, 2012
In April, Bishops Selwanos Petros al-Nemeh and Eustathius Matta Roham of the Syrian Orthodox Church, visited many people affected by violence in Homs, Syria, including Zaher Bakhos, a man who was shot and paralyzed by an unknown sniper.
Syrian church ministers to those suffering violence May 28, 2012

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