Charity Stowell serves as the Newcomer Connections Coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee’s National Peace and Justice Ministries. In this position, she helps the larger community understand the refugee resettlement and asylum seeking process and equips congregations to welcome refugees, asylum seekers and other newcomers. Before joining MCC, she worked in refugee resettlement, volunteer coordination and adult education at Catholic Charities for 10 years in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She holds a bachelor’s in English Literature from Messiah College and a Master’s in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Greensboro College.
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