Communities speak out against gun violence
Hope in the time of gun violence December 6, 2013
Jeanne Jantzi, right, talks with teachers Janett Yubal, left, and Selvia Luna, center, about their experience with Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated parts of the Philippines in early November. Community members took shelter in the Dalinding village elementary school on the island of Cebu, until the winds blew away large swaths of roof. Jantzi, Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) Southeast Asia area director with her husband, Dan Jantzi, visited the school to assess ongoing ways that MCC can respond to the di
Local partnerships guide MCC disaster response November 27, 2013
(MCC Photo/Jeanne Jantzi)
Village visit shows Typhoon Haiyan impact November 21, 2013
People in Dalinding described a south wind for several hours. Then a complete calm and sunshine as the eye of the typhoon passed over them. Then several more hours of a north wind (MCC Photo/Dan and Jeanne Jantzi)
MCC increases response to urgent needs in Philippines November 18, 2013
Malcolm McDermond is serving in Nepal through MCC's Serving and Learning Together (SALT) program.
Living out what I believe November 12, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan battered the Philippines, including this area of Eastern Samar. MCC is responding through partners. Learn more at (ACT Alliance/Christian Aid photo)
MCC responds to Typhoon Haiyan November 12, 2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan relief November 8, 2013
Earlier this year, these men unloaded boxes of oil in a Syrian town that were used as part of food packages distributed in Syria. They are unnamed for their security. Throughout the past two and half years of civil unrest in Syria, Mennonite Central Committee has been distributing food, blankets, hygiene supplies and other support to Syrians who have been affected by the violence.
Syrian villages welcome return of humanitarian aid October 28, 2013
This refugee settlement in southern Lebanon is composed almost entirely of people from the same village in Syria. These sheds are not equipped for winter and will flood with heavy rains. (MCC photo/Sarah Adams)
New grant provides shelter for Syrian refugees October 23, 2013
Gerald Heimpel, Toby Penner, Andrew Keeler and Stanley Toews, left to right, are working on the MCC mobile meat canner from October 2013 to April 2014. (MCC Photo/John Hillegass)
Connecting through canned meat October 15, 2013
Tyalor Ward with day camp students
Summer Service program offers important opportunities October 11, 2013
Sue Eagle, left, a coordinator of Indigenous Work for MCC Canada, pulls away a blanket, symbolizing the loss of Indigenous land and rights, during an exercise called “The Loss of Turtle Island.” The group exercise in Newton, Kan., was hosted by MCC Central States to strengthen awareness of Indigenous issues in the region.
Mennonites unsettled by Native American history October 7, 2013
Former MCC Central States Executive Director John Stoesz of Newton, Kan., is advocating for Dakota land justice as he rides his recumbent trike 2,000 miles across southern Minnesota during September and October.
Triking for Dakota land justice October 7, 2013
Intern JeaHyun Nham stands with Lynn Roth of Mennonite World Conference at the Mennonite Central Committee United Nations Office where she works.
Intern brings Korean voice for reconciliation to UN October 3, 2013
Eastern Congo
On assignment: Eastern Congo coordinator October 1, 2013