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Raise some dough for MCC!

Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate the work of MCC and earn some dough to support that work? Help MCC celebrate National Donut Day, June 4, by making your favorite donut recipe and sharing your goodies with your friends with the invitation to contribute toward the work of MCC!  This is a wonderful, COVID safe small group activity – families, Sunday school classes, home-schoolers, children on vacation, or anyone can participate, especially if your relief sale didn’t happen this spring or won’t happen until the fall. Engage your network to share joy and sweetness and know that the […]

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2021 CCC

Register here (through January 28) for the 2021 Conference Communications Council. The Zoom event will take place on Saturday, February 6, beginning at 8:30 in the morning. We are excited to welcome guest speaker, Safwat Marzouk, Associate Professor of Old Testament / Hebrew Bible at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. He will share thoughts on “Reading the story of Joseph in an Age of Migration”. Marzouk reflects on his vocation as a professor, “I study, teach and write about the Bible with an emphasis on how the triune God forms a faith community in the world. I believe God is at […]

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Tap a shoulder for MCC!

Do you know a young adult between age 18 and 30? NOW is the time to tap a shoulder and invite them to experience the life-changing SALT program of MCC. SALT remains active even in this pandemic time and is ready to receive applications! Visit mcc.org to learn more about Serving and Learning Together (SALT)! https://mcc.org/get-involved/serve/volunteer/salt

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OMFWR ONLINE!

Due to Covid-19, the Oregon Mennonite Festival for World Relief will be an online event for 2020. Follow this link to learn more!

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2020 MCC Bike Ride

This likely comes as no surprise, but, due to Covid-19, the August 2020 MCC Bike ride for Albany Oregon has been cancelled.

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Girl Named Tom

Unfortunately the Girl Named Tom tour was cut short. Here is a message from them: Dear Mennonite churches of the Pacific Northwest, Caleb, Josh, and Bekah, here. We are still reeling from the reality that the end of our winter tour has come. We were so looking forward to sharing music and time with your communities!The link below leads to a playlist that includes songs we would have sang for a Sunday morning service, as well as some restful songs from our concert rep.Each congregation is dealing with this pandemic in different and creative ways, and we like to think we […]

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Voices Together – CANCELED

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, this celebratory gathering, which had been planned for late November, has been canceled. Look for details coming soon about a virtual event to celebrate the release of the new Voices Together hymnal. A celebration is planned for its launch November 21-22, 2020.

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2020 CCC

Today, Friday, January 24th is the registration deadline for the 2020 Conference Communications Council. If you plan to attend, register today!

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MCC’s Winter Warm-up

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) will kick off its 100-year anniversary celebration in 2020 by bringing together volunteers in the United States, Canada and Europe to make 6,500 comforters in one day. Read more about this goal here. If your congregation plans to participate in the project, please notify Bob Buxman by email at bobbuxman@mcc.org (ASAP) with an update regarding the estimated number of comforters you are hoping to collect. THANK YOU.

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Remembering John M. Miller

John M. Miller, 88, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.  He was born May 14, 1931, to Omar and Matilda (Snyder) Miller at Nampa, Idaho. John graduated from Western Mennonite High School (1950), from Eastern Mennonite University (1959), Eastern Mennonite Seminary (1961), and later earned a Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.   John’s life was oriented around missions, serving in a variety of ministry roles, including early voluntary service work in Puerto Rico; church planting and development work in Sinaloa, Mexico; missiology professor at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, […]

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