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One trip, many hands, warmed hearts

One volunteer, two organizations, many needs met. That’s the short version of Jeff Koller’s story about a trip he took from North Newton, Kansas, to Texas. In November, Mennonite Central Committee (Central States region) put out  the call...

God’s patchwork

Reflections by Ann Pasnick with Lois Wenger  Ann Pasnick (center) presents a finished quilt, cut by her late mother, to the Hebert family in Cameron, La. It was a moment of mixed emotions as I stood there at the linen closet of the old Kansas...

Home for Thanksgiving

Eureka, Kan. — The Hatcher family is looking forward to eating turkey and dressing in their new home this Thanksgiving.  Their previous home was destroyed by a tornado in July 2016.  On Saturday, September 16 this vision became more real as...

Kansas Unit looking for volunteers

The Kansas Unit is looking for volunteers to help with a parking lot build. The home being constructed in Eureka, Kansas will first be framed by volunteers in a parking lot over three evenings next week. The build will take place at First...

Wildfire recovery work ongoing in the Midwest

n early March devastating wildfires struck parts of Texas, Colorado, Kansas, and Oklahoma killing several people and destroying thousands of acres of land. As acres and acres burned many cattle and other livestock were killed and miles of fencing was...

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