Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches, shares God’s love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice. MCC envisions communities worldwide in right relationship with God, one another and creation.

A century of service

In the year 2020, we celebrate the centennial of our ministry. We reaffirm our Christ-led commitment to compassionately serve and learn from vulnerable people around the world. We continue to answer God’s call, focusing our work in five strategic areas of service.

We are MCC

We believe in sharing God's love and compassion for all, by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice.
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Our areas of focus


Caring for the lives and futures of uprooted and other vulnerable people.


Providing water, food, shelter and livelihood support to vulnerable communities in times of hunger, disaster, conflict and climate crisis.


Working with churches and communities to prevent violence and promote peace and justice.


Investing in opportunities for young people to serve in Canada, the U.S. and around the world.


Serving with humility and in partnership to meet local needs with local solutions.

Those who are peacemakers will plant seeds of peace ..."

- James 3:18 (NLT)

Over the next five years ...

The MCC Canada and MCC U.S. boards of directors have decided that over the next five years the organization will focus on these three strategic directions for our programs around the world:

  1. Increasing the capacity of our partners to help uprooted and vulnerable people
  2. Increasing peacebuilding and justice work
  3. Caring for God's creation and supporting communities harmed by climate change

Join us as we respond to the call for relief, development and peace in the name of Christ.