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More about MCC Great Lakes

We’re responding to human needs at home and abroad in the name of Christ. There are many ways you can get involved!

Connect with us through relief sales, thrift shops, the SWAP program in Appalachia, making kits and comforters and other volunteer opportunities.

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Volunteer with SWAP

Participate in this home repair ministry in Appalachia. As part of our Sharing With Appalachian People (SWAP) program, you’ll work to make homes safe, warm and dry while learning about Appalachia and developing relationships.

Stories from home

Check out the latest stories from our region.

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Learn more

Interested in learning more? Find out about upcoming events, resources and information from our region.

MCC Great Lakes leadership and board

Leadership Team

  • Eric Kurtz, Executive Director

Board of Directors

  • Daniel Grimes, Vice Chair | Member-at-large
  • Tracie Hunter | Member-at-large
  • Marcia Lehman | Member-at-large
  • Peter Martin | Central District Conference
  • Holly Miller-Eschlemen | Evana Network
  • Kate Nieuwsma | SALT alumni 
  • Haroldo Sérgio Martins Nunes | Iglesia Menonita Hispana
  • Meghan Reha, Secretary | Illinois Mennonite Conference
  • Adriana Nicole Rodriguez Flores | Bluffton University (student rep.)
  • Caleb Shenk | Goshen College (student rep.)
  • David R. Swartz | Brethren in Christ
  • George Thompson, Treasurer | Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference
  • Virgil Troyer, Chair | Ohio Mennonite Conference
  • Howard Yoder | Rosedale Network of Churches


MCC's leadership is committed to transparency. For security purposes, most names and all email addresses of leadership have been removed from our website. If you would like to contact someone on our leadership team, please contact us, and we will make sure your message reaches the appropriate person.

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