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Welcome to Mennonite Men.  We are the men's organization for Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA with a mission of Engaging men to grow, give and serve as followers of Jesus.

Check out our program for giving to churches under JoinHands, our program for men under JoinMen, and our campaign to plant one million trees under JoinTrees.

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Mennonite Men tree planting project along the Indiana Toll Road.Mennonite Men tree planting project along the Indiana Toll Road.2022-05-20T04:00:00Z5/20/2022 4:00:00 AMMishawaka, Indiana toll plaza ​Contact Steve Thomas to participate in this tree planting event stevet@mennonitemen.org

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Carbon Offset Program

Show you care for the environment and communities across the world by carbon offsetting.
You can support our JoinTrees projects that will help to offset your carbon dioxide generated by travel. JoinTrees projects tackle climate change and support tree planting all across the world. 

Offset your actual carbon footprint

  1. Calculate your carbon footprint by entering your flights, driving, public transport, home energy, food and household expenditure at https://climatestewardsusa.org/offset/

  2. Click HERE and enter your dollar amount.


Offset your carbon emissions without a calculations
If you want to skip all these steps, you can simply make a donation to offset your carbon footprint by assuming your footprint is the same as most other people. The average carbon footprint is 16 tonnes per year in the United States. Offsetting this requires a donation of $68 per month, or $816 for the entire year.


Podcast and other digital resources available to accompany Peaceful at Heart

 

Mennonite Men, in collaboration with Mennonite Central Committee's Ontario office, has created an audiobook, study guide, and a podcast/video interview series with the book's contributors. These written, audio and video materials will assist in individual or group engagement of these critical ideas. 

The interview series includes the personalities and passions of each of the contributors as they are interviewed about their chapters.  Cedric Martin of Ontario-based Theatre of the Beat hosts the interviews and performs the audiobook.  Retired professor Dan Epp-Tiessen walks leaders through a series of 11 sessions in the written study guide, providing suggestions for facilitating group conversations including questions to get men thinking and sharing.  From the hard stuff of abuse to a vision for living life with a peaceful heart, covering a broad reach of masculinities, Peaceful at Heart challenges our thinking of what it means to be men of God.

Access all of these free resources HERE.


Mennonite Men affirms statement on increased violence and hate crimes against Asian American Pacific Islander people

Mennonite Men affirms Mennonite Church USA Women in Leadership Steering Committee's recent statement on increased violence and hate crimes against Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) people. The statement says, "For centuries AAPI people have been gifted leaders, pastors and community members, who are essential to the church of Christ. May their words, work, languages, wisdom and leadership be honored as central to our identity.

As Mennonites, we call the church to the work of God's reconciling love in Jesus Christ, work that calls us to stand as one church, unified against hate speech, harassment and degradation of our AAPI siblings. When one part of the body suffers, all suffer with it. 1 Corinthians 12:26." Read the full statement here.


New Study Guide and Kindle edition now available for Peaceful at Heart

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We are pleased to announce that a study guide for the book Peaceful at Heart is now available! Written by Dan Epp-Tiessen, Associate Professor of Bible at Canadian Mennonite University, and published in partnership with Mennonite Central Committee, Mennonite Church Canada, Mennonite Church Eastern Canada, and Be in Christ Canada, this study guide is a great resource to facilitate much-needed conversations about masculinity, church, and our Christian faith. Download the study guide here.


A Kindle edition of the book Peaceful at Heart: Anabaptist Reflections on Healthy Masculinity is also now available. While the print version of the book has been available for some time, readers can now access the book digitally as well. Peaceful at Heart provides a uniquely Anabaptist voice to resource our discussions of healthy masculinity, whether individually or collectively in a book study group. Rather than supporting patriarchy and nationalism commonly advanced in traditional Christian thought, this volume draws on the experiences of various contributors to present an Anabaptist perspective of faith that invites men to experience God's call to live at peace and be peacemakers. Further details and sources for purchasing this resource can be found here.


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