Peace and Justice

Peace & Justice Advocates
Each congregation is invited to designate a P&J Advocate to serve as a liaison between the congregation and the P&J Committee  to strengthen the ministry of each congregation and to serve as a conference-wide network of individuals supporting peace education, service, and advocacy.

View the ministry role description for Advocates.

ACC’s Peace & Justice Committee will host a Common Read featuring Elias Chacour’s Blood Brothers. Discussion groups will be held twice monthly on Tuesdays beginning January 16.

Learn more and sign up

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Palestine-Israel Resources

For more than 65 years, Mennonites have witnessed to the good news of Jesus Christ in Israel and Palestine through a variety of organizations and initiatives. We are a witness to the hurt and pain and long for right relationships and peace that serves the well-being of all: Israeli, Palestinian, Jew, Muslim, Christian.

Below are a variety of resources to understand the situation and to participate in ways that may bring Christ’s healing and hope.

This statement from November 15, 2023 represents the position of Atlantic Coast conference and its Peace & Justice Committee.

MC USA’s ISrael/Palestine Initiatives

This page lists a variety of denominational resolutions and resources.

A Prayer for Peace in Israel and Palestine

This prayer, published by Sojourners and written by Rose Marie Berger, may be used in personal and corporate settings.

Mennonite Palestine Israel Network

MennoPINis an organization that promotes advocacy and education on the situation in Israel/Palestine. View their resources, partner organizations, and join their mailing list for updates.

Mennonite Action

Mennonite Action is a movement of Mennonies taking bold, public action to stop war and end the occupation of Palestine. The organization is planning a Mennonite Day of Action for a Ceasefire on December 19 and is hosting Action Hours each week to assist in calling your representatives together.

Find resources from the Mennonite Church USA Peacebuilding webpage on these resources: