Syria: Being people of God’s peace

Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach serves as Director of the Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Washington Office. She leads workshops, writes and speaks on U.S. policy toward the Middle East and meets regularly with congressional offices and Administration officials to convey MCC’s perspective on public policy. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Eastern Mennonite Seminary and […]

Beyond non-violence toward active peacemaking

Jason Boone is coordinating minister for the Peace and Justice Support Network, a joint position with Mennonite Mission Network and Mennonite USA. A few times a year I’ll get calls from people not in the Mennonite church. They call to have a conversation (i.e. try to argue) about peace. Really, they want to have a […]

How now do we speak?

Jason Boone is the coordinating minister of the Peace and Justice Support Network, a joint project of Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Mission Network. A friend of mine asked me recently, “What are you Mennonites saying about school shootings?” I had a lengthy response. I named individuals and congregations who’ve done extensive work addressing gun […]