an update on the work of ACC's Peace & Justice Committee and an invitation to join in the work of shalom
ACC Peace Advocates Newsletter
May, 2016
Peace & Justice Committee Minutes


Next Meeting: Monday, July 18, 5:30 - 7 pm at the ACC Conference Offices
2257 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster 

New committee members or visitors welcome!
Advocacy Action:
Faithful Witness Conference

Faithful witness in a time of endless war: drone warfare and God's call to peacemaking, held at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School

June 24-25, 2016

This event will bring together numerous speakers including Medea Benjamin and Shane Claiborne for a conference on being peacemakers in a time of endless war. The event will culmonate on Saturday afternoon with a public witness at the Horsham Drone Command Center.

Youth and young adults are encouraged to attend free of charge. Encourage your church's youth group to attend!

Ecumenical Advocacy Days
In Washington D.C.
Theme: Racism, Class, Power

MCC encourages participation at this event.  We would especially like to encourage young adults to attend.  There limited scholarship money available.  The dates are Friday, April 15 to Monday, April 18.   Question can be written to Curtis Book at cbook@mcc.org

Stories - Ways Get Involved

MCC responds to mass incarceration: 

 MDS will respond to Fort McMurray fires in Alberta:           http://www.mds.mennonite.net/home/

MCC assesses damage in Ecuador: 

Education Opportunities

Palestine and Israel Learning Tour
Sept. 17 to 27, 2016  
http://mcc.org/get-involved/events/palestine-israel-learning-tour-0
MCC is especially looking for participants  who have influence in their context and are willing to speak about their experience after their return.  


MCC Pennsylvania Native American Learning Tour
October 31 - November 4, 2016
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