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Vaccines and care at MB hospitals

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, lack of vaccination is a problem. Even before COVID-19, a measles outbreak took more than 40 children in 2019 in Kikwit, a city of some 500,000 people, and host to a growing number of internally displaced persons... Xem thêm

Support for maternal health leads to vaccination openness

Millicent conceived in March 2020, just when Kenya reported the first case of COVID-19. The resident of Mathare, a poor district, was very fearful. Her neighbour Sophie, a care group volunteer with Centre for Peace and Nationhood (CPN), reached out... Xem thêm

“We don’t live by fear”

Mennonites stand in the breach through prayer “And I sought for anyone among them who would repair the wall and stand in the breach before me on behalf of the land,” writes the prophet Ezekiel (22:30). On 19 November 2021, more than 110 members of... Xem thêm

Bimonthly prayer unites across language and location

Despite a two-day headache and recovery from a COVID-19 infection, Madhur Lakra logged on at 19:30 local time to pray. He not only participated in but led a Hindi prayer room for MWC’s bimonthly online prayer hour in July. After a large group... Xem thêm

“We are with you”

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... Xem thêm

MWC continues pastoral response to COVID-19

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, stories poured in from MWC member churches about job loss and hunger in their congregations and communities due to shut downs. Mennonite World Conference began collecting funds to respond to pandemic-... Xem thêm

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... Xem thêm

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... Xem thêm

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... Xem thêm

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... Xem thêm

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... Xem thêm

Hội Thánh Mennonite Thế Giới lập quỹ cứu trợ trong cơn đại dịch

Dịch bệnh là vấn đề chung của cả cộng đồng, nhưng đại dịch COVID-19 đang phơi bày ra những bất công đã tồn tại từ trước trong xã hội, khi một nhóm người có thể trụ được trong khi những người khác rơi vào cảnh khó khăn. Hội thánh Anabaptist đã phản... Xem thêm

Chúa Giê Su là nguồn hy vọng

Như bốn ngăn của một trái tim, MWC cũng có bốn Ủy ban được bầu ra để phục vụ cho công việc Hội Thánh trên khắp thế giới trong các lĩnh vực sau: mục vụ, đời sống đức tin, gìn giữ hòa bình và truyền giáo. Mỗi ủy ban có trách nhiệm chuẩn bị tài liệu về... Xem thêm

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... Xem thêm

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... Xem thêm

Tình yêu thương giữa cảnh chiến tranh tại cộng hòa dân chủ Congo

Dành tình cảm cho những người dân đang sinh sống ở nước cộng hòa Congo xinh đẹp thì không có gì khó, nhưng để hiểu nguyên do của những cuộc tàn sát dã man đang xảy ra ở đất nước này, cụ thể là ở vùng Kasai, thì không dễ một chút nào. Tháng 12 năm... Xem thêm

Deacons: servants in the Father’s house

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... Xem thêm

MWC provides care after the storm

Bogotá, Colombia – A 15th birthday celebration at their church, Casa de Oración, drew Ignacio and Liliana’s family out of their house in Manta, Ecuador, earlier than usual on 16 April, 2016, just before an earthquake struck. The 7.8 Richter scale... Xem thêm

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... Xem thêm

Panama Mennonites request prayer for land struggle

Panama – A request for prayer for land struggle was the main request that a Mennonite World Conference delegation heard in a February 2015 visit with church and indigenous community leaders in Panama. Leaders of the MWC member church, Iglesia... Xem thêm