MCC Update

MCC Update

Special Event: The Bible, justice, and the Palestine-Israel conflict – Wed, Apr 25, 7 pm 2299 Grant Ave, Wpg
Join Canadian Friends of Sabeel and Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek at Marpeck Commons, Canadian Mennonite University for the Manitoba launch of Rev. Ateek’s most recent book addressing theology of land in Palestine and Israel from a non-violent and reconciliatory perspective.

MCC Manitoba hosts a support group for women who have experienced sexual abuse, 7-9 pm on Tuesdays, May 1 to June 5, 2018. The support group will offer women opportunity to share, find support and healing in a caring faith-based environment. Free of cost with child care provided. For more info and to register by April 17, contact arp@mccmb.ca or 204-925-1917.

Grow Hope with us – This spring, we invite you to join us to help end hunger by sponsoring a Grow Hope acre. Because of government matching, every gift grows providing relief to people facing food insecurity, drought and displacement. We’re so grateful for your unprecedented support last year as MCC responded with food supplies in many areas of conflict and disaster. Find out more about Grow Hope and join the movement at mccmb.ca/growhope or call 204-261-6381.

Cycle Clear Lake – Calling all cyclists! Come out to Riding Mountain National Park for a beautiful trail ride in support of MCC water projects in Lebanon on Saturday, July 7. Registration deadline is June 18. For more info and to register online visit mccmb.ca/cycleclearlake or phone Reinhold at 204-729-8335.

In Focus – In 1986 Lesreste Sidort began education work with MCC in the Artibonite valley in Haiti. It was an unstable time with MCC’s work labeled a political threat by the Haitian military leadership and Lesreste was arrested a few years later. Read more of Lesreste’s story and MCC’s history in Haiti.