We’re hiring! MCC is looking for a variety of positions – in areas like IT and stewardship, or in Sam’s Place. Visit mccmb.ca/openings for more information and to apply.
Become a virtual farmer and help end global hunger! Sponsor an acre of Manitoba farmland through Grow Hope to provide food and agricultural training for people in places like India and Haiti. Your gift will multiple with every $1 growing to as much as $5! Visit mccmb.ca/growhope to learn more and join us.
Celebrate your Mennonite heritage on a cross-Canada train tour! July 6-25, 2023, join the three-part Russlaender 100 Tour to re-enact the historic migration of 21,000 Mennonites from Russia to Canada, 1923-1930. Remember your ancestors’ faith and challenges. In gratitude for the welcome Mennonites received in Canada, tour participants are invited to support three MCC programs. Learn more at tourmagination.com/russlaender-100.
A spring MCC golf yard sale will be held on May 13 and 14 at 7 Mercury Bay, Winnipeg. You are invited to donate golf clubs or other golf-related items that you no longer need. Donations may be dropped off at the Selkirk MCC Thrift Shop, Sargent MCC Thrift Shop or at 7 Mercury Bay. If you have questions call Ron or Connie Loeppky at 204-261-4949 or 204-296-4949. All proceeds will support the work of MCC.
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Want to support the work of MCC in a hands-on way? MCC Plum Coulee Warehouse is looking for volunteers! We need people with various skillsets for tasks involved in creating comforters (sewing, pinning, sandwiching) and preparing for shipping (bailing, packaging). Contact Gord Letkeman for more information, 204-829-3005 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marta Bunnett Wiebe first joined Germinating Conversations to fulfil a practicum requirement, not knowing where it would lead.
Today, she is editor to a collection of the initiative’s stories.
While Germinating Conversations seeks to bridge a divide between rural and urban Manitobans, Marta hopes that the book’s peacebuilding model will inspire more people to engage with each other over difficult conversations.