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COVID-19 global response fund helps churches

“I have seen entire families in the garbage dumps looking to quench their hunger. I have also watched with sadness as they return the elderly from the hospitals because there are no possibilities to attend them, nor medicines to supply them,” said... more/más/suite

MWC COVID-19 response fund reaches remote Indonesian island

For people in Sumba Island, the COVID-19 pandemic may not be their top worry. Thanks to their remote location, less than two dozen infections have been confirmed on the island as of 4 August 2020. However, the community is devastated by the economic... more/más/suite

COVID-19 global response fund helps churches

“The church’s response is unique in that we provide accompaniment rather than just distribute rations. This means walking together to feed not only the body but also the soul in these desperate times in which many have lost sight of the meaning of... more/más/suite

COVID-19 global response fund helps churches

“It will reflect our love of Christ to them; [that] we care and are concerned for them and it will also bring smile in their faces,” says Bishop Dr. Bijoy Kumar Roul, Chairman, Brethren In Christ Church, Cuttack, Odisha, India. Mennonite World... more/más/suite

Physically distanced but in prayer together

“There is lockdown and physical distancing, but even so, we can meet in prayer. From different countries, we can come together and pray together in this way. As we are united in prayer, we trust God will hear our prayers and intervene.” Hanna Soren... more/más/suite

MWC Global Church Sharing Fund responds to pandemic needs

Instead of being a great leveler, the COVID-19 pandemic is exposing pre-existing systemic inequalities that benefit some and disadvantage others. How can the Anabaptist family respond? Mennonite World Conference has invited Anabaptist mission and... more/más/suite

Jesus Christ: our hope

Like the chambers of a heart, the four MWC commissions serve the global community of Anabaptist-related churches, in the areas of deacons, faith and life, peace, mission. Commissions prepare materials for consideration by the General Council, give... more/más/suite

Solidarity with a Mennonite church at a crossroad

From 1–8 December 2019, a joint delegation from Mennonite World Conference’s Peace Commission and Deacons Commission visited three Mennonite churches in Hong Kong, other denominations and also some educational institutions to offer solidarity and to... more/más/suite

MWC walks with family through hard times

Earthquake. Famine. Flooding. The headlines catch attention, and people respond with prayers and donations to emergency appeals. A few days later, the reporting stops and the event fades from memory. But for those directly affected, it is only the... more/más/suite

在剛果民主共和國內戰時看見慷慨之愛

要去愛慷慨的剛果民主共和國(簡稱民主剛果)人民並不困難,但在Kasai鄉村區所發生的邪惡難以理解。 2017年12月,內戰生還的人民告訴門諾會世界大會執事委員會的代表他們所經歷的一場村莊突襲,這悲劇是民兵發起,村莊與政府有任何關連的男丁皆遭遇屠殺。 受害者在身陷危險的家人、婦女、幼童面前遭殺害。斷壁殘垣的村莊、數以千計村民受創流離失所,財產、家人、社區都已不復存在。揹著折磨的傷疤,大部分的村民都不願再回去。 我是探訪代表團的一員,離開時卻對剛果門諾會滿懷感激,因他們即使在受苦中,... more/más/suite

執事,天父家裡的僕人。

如同一顆心臟有四個心房,世界大會的四個委員會在執事、信仰與生活、和平、與宣教四個領域,服事全球重洗派相關的眾教會。四個委員會為總議會提供諮詢、預備材料來協助會員教會、並裝備世界大會所屬各網絡或團契,為了共同的利益而一同事奉。以下是委員會從他們所著重的領域分享的信息。 當你問自己,身為執事的任務是什麼時,你的目光會聚焦何處?縱使經文內並無提到”執事”與”僕人”一詞,但此時大部分的人心中依舊浮現使徒行傳六章1-6節的經文。在這當中那些有需要的人得到餵養,教會成長的同時,需求也同時加增。... more/más/suite

MWC的災後關懷

哥倫比亞 波哥大 – 為了要去教會(Casa de Oración禱告之家)參加一場15歲生日典禮,住在厄瓜多Manta的Ignacio 與 Liliana一家人在2016年4月16日那天比平時提早出門,正好稍早於地震侵襲。這場芮氏規模7.8的強震致使700人喪生,超過6500個家庭無家可歸,Ignacio 與 Liliana這一家暫時與他的父母同住,他們的房子因鄰居的牆壁倒塌而受損。 Igancio是教會的音響操作同工,通常會比妻兒早一點出發去教會,但因星期六晚上的聚會提早開始,... more/más/suite

Your light is needed

Like the chambers of a heart, the four MWC commissions serve the global community of Anabaptist-related churches, in the areas of deacons, faith and life, peace, mission. Commissions prepare materials for consideration by the General Council, give... more/más/suite

Commissions advance MWC mission in rare face-to-face meetings

Schoorl, Netherlands – From 19-24 March, leaders and members of the four Mennonite World Conference Commissions met together for a time of face-to-face discussion, reflection, worship and strategic planning to advance the mission of MWC. It was only... more/más/suite