We at LMPC agree that “There can be no justice without peace and there can be no peace without justice” (Martin Luther King, Jr., December 14, 1967). Thus, we support the work of peacemakers not only here at home, but also around the world. Some of the organizations whose work we endorse and support are listed below. We invite you to visit their websites and determine how you might be able to support their work as well.
(https://www.cpt.org/) Partnering with nonviolent movements around the world, CPT seeks to embody an inclusive, ecumenical and diverse community of God’s love.
(https://www.fosna.org/about/sabeel) Sabeel is an international peace movement initiated by Palestinian Christians who seek a just peace as defined by international law and existing United Nations resolutions.
stands for “Christian Action for Reconciliation and Social Assistance.” This non-profit organization provides workshops for survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Learn more about how they achieve reconciliation under nearly impossible conditions via cell groups, youth clubs, and even their unique “cow ministry” by reading this article or by visiting www.CARSAministry.org.
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a relief, service, and peace agency of the North American Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches. The MCC Mission Statement reflects the biblical call to care for the hungry and the thirsty, the stranger and the naked, the sick and those in prison (Matthew 25:35-36).
MCC Great Lakes is the Midwest affiliate of the Mennonite Central Committee. The MCC Great Lakes newsletter, with various events in the country, can be found on their website.
Mennonite Church USA has a variety of resources for peace and justice issues. They are available from the Peace and Justice Network of Mennonite Church USA.