Europäisches Mennonitisches Friedenskomitee
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|
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Wienss, Hans Joachim. "Europäisches Mennonitisches Friedenskomitee." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1987. Web. 18 Aug 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Europ%C3%A4isches_Mennonitisches_Friedenskomitee&oldid=87421.
Wienss, Hans Joachim. (1987). Europäisches Mennonitisches Friedenskomitee. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 August 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Europ%C3%A4isches_Mennonitisches_Friedenskomitee&oldid=87421.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 5, p. 276. All rights reserved.
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