Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale and Auction

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The Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale and Auction is held the first Friday and Saturday of August each year. The sale raises funds for Mennonite Central Committee. For more information, see the relief sale website.  

Black Swamp Benefit

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The Black Swamp Benefit raises funds for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and Sunshine Communities. The Benefit will feature an auction, children’s activities, food and merchandise booths. To learn more, see the Black Swamp Benefit website.

Healthy Conversations Workshop

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Sonnenberg Mennonite Church will host a Healthy Conversations Workshop Nov. 9-10. Jes Stoltzfus Buller, the peace education coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee, will be the facilitator for this workshop. There is no charge for the workshop, but participants are asked to RSVP  by Oct. 31 to Sonnenberg Mennonite Church by email at sonnenbergmc@embarqmail.com or by phone at 330-857-8222.   Please see…

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Workshop to promote healthy conversations

In a world that seems increasingly polarized, how can we promote healthy conversations? Sonnenberg Mennonite Church in Kidron is hosting a Healthy Conversations Workshop Nov. 9-10. Jes Stoltzfus Buller, the peace education coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee, will be the facilitator for this free workshop, and all are invited to attend. Many people today bemoan the difficulty of conversing with…

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Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale and Auction

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The Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale and Auction raises funds for Mennonite Central Committee. To learn more about the sale, please see www.ohiomccreliefsale.org.

Black Swamp Benefit

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The Black Swamp Benefit raises funds for Mennonite Central Committee and Sunshine Communities. To learn more about this event, please see www.blackswampbenefit.org.

MCC Great Lakes offers new way to donate

As families around the world face disaster and crisis, kits and comforters from Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) remind them that their needs are not forgotten. There is a new, easy way for you to get involved! MCC Great Lakes has put together a list of most needed items on Amazon.com. Simply purchase the pre-selected items on the wish list, and the items…

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Sending comforters with love

By Ellen Nussbaum It all began during this past summer with a vision: Ken Neuenschwander, leader of the Outreach and Service Ministry at Sonnenberg Mennonite Church (Kidron), and his daughter, Sara Obri, who attends Lee Heights Mennonite Church (Cleveland) and is on the MCC Great Lakes Board, began talking together about doing a joint comforter knotting bee with the two…

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Website lists service opportunities for older adults

LANCASTER, Pa. — You’re 55 or older, and you want to put your faith into action. Wondering where to go? Visit Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) and Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC’s) newly created Anabaptist Service Opportunities Portal at ASOPortal.org to discover all the short-term, international service opportunities being offered by both EMM and MCC for volunteers ages 55 and older.

MCC needs relief kits, comforters

Mennonite Central Committee urgently needs relief kits and comforters to ship to people in need around the world. Please help families meet their basic human needs. Find instructions for relief kits and comforters as well as drop-off locations on the MCC website: http://bit.ly/KitsComforters.

Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale set for Aug. 4-5

Wooster, Ohio — The 52nd Annual Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale will take place at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster on Aug. 4-5. The 2017 Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale will include live music, breakfast, food and vendor booths and children’s activities, as well as a 5K run and a volleyball tournament. Multiple auctions will be held, including a silent auction,…

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Black Swamp Benefit

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The Black Swamp Benefit raises funds for Sunshine Communities and Mennonite Central Committee. See the Black Swamp Benefit website for details.