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Two steps to respond to the humanitarian crisis faced by Central American children crossing our border: 1. Send a letter to your members of Congress and to President Obama urging them to ensure that the U.S. government response to Central American migrants coming across our border is compassionate and humane. 2. Call in to the…

Read more ACTION ALERT: Urge Congress and the President to treat migrants from Central American with compassion

Over 100 people gathered this past weekend in Wichita, Kansas, for a two-day workshop on immigration issues titled “Citizens of God’s Kingdom.” Hope Mennonite Church hosted the event on March 1-2, 2013, with planning and logistical support from the MC USA Western District Conference Reference Council. Staff from MCC U.S. and MC USA led discussions…

Read more Citizens of God’s Kingdom

“A Prophetic Call” is a series of annual reports produced by the Christian Center for Justice, Peace and Nonviolent Action  (JUSTAPAZ) and the Council of Evangelical Churches of Colombia (CEDECOL) documenting human rights and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) violations suffered by people, families, and communities belonging to Protestant and evangelical churches in Colombia. Summary Report…

Read more A Prophetic Call: Colombian Churches Document their Suffering and Hope

Peace with justice in Colombia is long overdue. This spring, churches and communities across the nation will join in solidarity with the Colombian people by advocating for a just and lasting peace during Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia from April 28-29. The stakes have never been higher. The Colombian government and the FARC…

Read more Now is the Time for Peace with Justice: Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia

Last weekend I had the privilege of being in central Illinois for a regional peace forum, hosted by the Mennonite Church of Normal. The theme of the weekend was “Helpless to hopeful: Make a difference through faithful peacemaking.” The weekend included a workshop on how to do advocacy, an evening reflection on “Living Faithfully in…

Read more From helpless to hopeful: A regional peace forum