Days of Prayer and Action

MCC honduras lifts up Colombia at service in Teguc mennonite church

Edder Mecón is an MCC service worker from Colombia serving in Honduras. He shares a reflection on the Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia that he participated in with a Mennonite congregation in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Being part of Mennonite Central Committee motivates me to participate in the opportunities and activities developed by the wider,…

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By Sara Ritchie Nineteen months into the peace talks with FARC, President Juan Santos won reelection on a platform that promoted peace and promised an end to the armed conflict in Colombia. His message was well-received among Colombian voters, giving him a 900,000 vote advantage over his opponent, Óscar Iván Zuluaga, who openly attacked the…

Read more A symbol of peace

This week, MCC released worship resources for churches participating in Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia to use on Sunday, April 28.  Participant churches will organize their worship service around this theme of this year’s Days of Prayer and Action, “Now is the time for peace with justice in Colombia.” The packet includes: summaries…

Read more A Worship Resource – Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia

For over fifty years, Colombians have suffered through unspeakable violence. They have been forced to flee their homes; they have been kidnapped, raped, and killed. Human rights defenders, journalists, union members, and church leaders have been subjected to death threats and assassinated for the work they do. The internal armed conflict has affected every sector…

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