Peace Factory

A Moment from Yesterday

October 3, 2018 | Viewpoints | Volume 22 Issue 19
Laureen Harder-Gissing |
Photo: MCC Ontario/Mennonite Archives of Ontario

“Groups keep pleading for Peace Factory,” said a Mennonite Central Committee memo in 1996. An interactive exhibit, Peace Factory was a cooperative Mennonite project. Its goal was to “help all Christians connect their faith in God with a life of peacemaking.” In 1997, it toured southwestern Ontario. Pictured at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate in Kitchener, a group of boys play the Partnership Game that requires them to work together for success. How has children’s peace education changed in the last 20 years?

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Photo: MCC Ontario/Mennonite Archives of Ontario

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