Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) invites you to join Mennonite World Conference in offering this prayer for all Ukrainians, including our Mennonite siblings in Ukraine. MC USA is a member of Mennonite World Conference, a global community of faith in the Anabaptist tradition.
“…we remember you and pray for the peace of your nation.
“We cry out to God for peacemakers and for wise leadership in Ukraine, Russia, the United States, and Europe. May God strengthen you in body and spirit, providing for every physical and spiritual need at a difficult time.
“With the Apostle Peter we say, ‘After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, support, strengthen, and establish you. To God be the power forever and ever. Amen.’ (1 Peter 5:10, 11)
“Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
“In the name of Jesus, Prince of Peace, amen.”
Read the full statement here.
For additional information on Mennonite Church USA’s faith values of peace, justice and nonresistance:
Stir Up Peace – How nonviolent direct action creates change (from Mennonite Mission Network, an agency of MC USA)