WINNIPEG, Man. — It’s the morning lull at Sam’s Place, the time between the opening rush for coffee and the lunch crowd. There are about a half-dozen people in the coffee shop, café and used bookstore, owned and operated by Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba.
From tornadoes and hurricanes to rain that seemed to fall for 40 days and 40 nights, many areas experienced severe weather in the first half of 2019. Mennonite Disaster Service is tracking it all and investigating how to help in both the short and long terms.
BRANTFORD, Ont. — How do you repair a disaster 142 years in the making? For Mennonite Disaster Service Canada and Mennonite Central Committee, it will happen one desk, one table and one bench at a time.
LANCASTER, Pa. — About 15 years ago, a Sunday school class discussion at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church led to an initiative that is still reverberating today.