The most important finding is that we are reaching some people we hoped to reach. We hope to reach more folks who are learning and searching and hope you, as a reader, can introduce us to each other. Of course, we are each searching, no matter how many years we've been making peace.<read more>
Peace All Year Long!
by Susan Mark Landis
Seasonal congregational activities.<read more>
by Merrill R. Miller
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Who has been Entrusted to Us?
by June Mears Driedger
Adults are given the children of our lives, our churches, our communities, our world to nurture, to love and protect. We need to declare our sphere of influence as safe places free from any form of abuse.<read more>
The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, better known as the DREAM Act would serve as a legislative remedy to obstacles as it paves the way for legal citizenship. The MCC Washington Office supports passage of the DREAM Act.<read more>
Today we are told more vigorously than ever that peace will be guaranteed by the force of guns. In 2005 the world spent over one trillion dollars on arms with the US responsible for nearly 50 percent of this amount.<read more>
Late-summer journal entries from Kansas City.<read more>
Listening to women from Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Palestine, Syria, Cuba and North Korea crooning to their little ones raises up the tender, necessary anger and courage to work against the evil of war.<read more>
Each of us must decide, thoughtfully and prayerfully, how best to be engaged in the political life of our country. As followers of Christ we must find ways to work within the culture, including political means when appropriate, to bring relief to those who suffer.<read more>
We confess, oh God, our distractions from you; that our lives are so filled with other things, duties and responsibilities that we forget you.<read more>