Sign-on Letters

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Today MCC U.S. joined 10 other Christian organizations and churches in calling for an immediate end to the violence–as well as its underlying causes–in Palestine and Israel. The letter states: As the situation continues to deteriorate, and horrendous death and destruction mount in Gaza, we are called by conscience to say, “Enough.” Sadly, the scenes that…

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Today the leaders of MCC, Mennonite Church USA, the U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches and the Brethren in Christ joined 46 other faith leaders in calling on President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry to help encourage and support the ongoing Colombian peace process. We call on you to speak out in favor of the rights of all…

Read more Anabaptist leaders call for supporting Colombian peace process

Send a message to Congress and the U.S. embassy in Colombia. Urge them to speak out against the persecution of Ricardo and other Colombian community leaders. Ricardo Esquivia is a Mennonite peace leader and a close partner to Mennonite Central in Colombia. He is the director of Sembrandopaz (Associate for the Sowing of Seeds of…

Read more Take Action to Protect Ricardo Esquivia and other Community Leaders

Yesterday MCC U.S. joined leaders of 40 national Christian, Jewish, and Muslim organizations, calling on Congress to oppose the proposed authorization for the use of military force in Syria. The letter declares: “military strikes are not the answer. Rather than bringing an end to the violence that has already cost more than 100,000 lives, U.S.…

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Yesterday the MCC Washington Office joined a dozen other faith-based organizations in a letter to President Obama. The letter begins: As people and communities of faith, we are moved to express our great concern about the use of armed unmanned aerial vehicles, known commonly as drones, for targeted killings of alleged members of Al Qaeda,…

Read more MCC Washington joins letter to President opposing lethal use of drones

In a letter delivered February 19 to President Obama, Mennonite Central Committee U.S. joined 35 human rights, development, religious, and security organizations in calling on the U.S. to provide the support necessary to conclude an effective Arms Trade Treaty. The treaty is up for renegotiation at the United Nations this spring and would regulate the…

Read more MCC U.S. joins groups urging Obama to help close deal on effective arms trade treaty