Ten Thousand Lamentations

The year 2020 did not begin well. We’d all barely finished our portzelky when we were forced to contend with rumours of war and visitations from pestilence. Throughout January, disaster was all around us. But none of that prepared us for the news that would rock the Mennonite world – the closure of Ten Thousand … More Ten Thousand Lamentations

That’s a Relief

An earlier slightly different version of this post appeared on the old site in November, 2015. Once a year Mennonites in many parts of North America get together for what is known as an MCC Relief Sale. No relief is sold there. Instead, various Mennonites donate quilts, household items and food, which are then sold … More That’s a Relief