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The Europäisches Mennonitisches Friedenskomitee (EMFK; European Mennonite Peace Committee) was reconstituted in 1981 as a result of discussing the need for a European representative to the International Mennonite Peace Committee and the need to he affiliated with the Mennonite World Conference, and the Mennonite Central Committee. In 1984 the committee employed a secretary and appointed a treasurer and a chairperson. It is largely responsible for publishing the periodical titled Natowatch.

Discipleship is following Jesus to the cross, is daring steps toward peace and justice in a world of conflict. "Dialogue" has emerged as a major theme for the work of EMFK, in its associations with relief work, the International Mennonite Organization, the Europäisches Mennonitisches Evangelisationskomitee, mediation services under MCC-Europe, the worldwide Mennonite Sunday for Peace, and European network of the organization, Church and Peace.

See also Peace Education

Author(s) Hans Joachim Wienss
Date Published 1987

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Wienss, Hans Joachim. "Europäisches Mennonitisches Friedenskomitee." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1987. Web. 30 Apr 2017.

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Wienss, Hans Joachim. (1987). Europäisches Mennonitisches Friedenskomitee. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 April 2017, from

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 5, p. 276. All rights reserved.

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