Post and photo by Jennifer Schrock How does a retreat center dedicated to silence, solitude and peacemaking respond to a pipeline challenge? The community related…Read more
Camp Moves Forward with Five-Year Sustainability Plan
Camp Friedenswald, Cassopolis, Mich., completed a five-year sustainability plan in 2017. Among their goals are reduced use of fossil fuels, increased biodiversity and additional education for sustainability and creation care. See ways they practice environmental sustainability or read the complete plan.
As recently as 2009, all of the waste generated by the thousands of guests at the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale, Goshen, Ind., went into the…Read more
A Mennonite Central Committee Worker Reflects:
Forest Advocates Resist Illegal Logging in Cambodia
Cambodia’s rate of deforestation ranks fifth in the world. An August 1 blog entitled “For the Love of Trees” describes how advocates of the Prey Lang Forest in the northern part of this country responded to illegal logging with singing, dancing and tree planting. The author is a Mennonite Central Committee worker who accompanied the group. Her photographs and story inspire hope and encourage self-reflection regarding consumption. Read the blog.
A summary from Mennonite Church Canada’s Climate Change Working Group was included in every attendee’s packet at the denomination’s annual assembly at Saskatoon, July 6…Read more
For in [Christ] all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.Colossians 1:19 - 20