Annual Festival for World Relief raises $1M

Friday, October 13, 2017

The annual MCC British Columbia Festival for World Relief Sept. 15–16, 2017, at the Abbotsford TRADEX raised more than $1M to support Mennonite Central Committee’s relief, development, and peace work locally and around the world.

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Shalom-pursuing alumni teach and inspire

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Gifted teachers do not simply educate; they inspire their students to apply their lessons, says Ken Esau. The long-time Bible professor at Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C., was…

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Hurricane Irma spares Haiti, but island nation still impacted

Friday, October 6, 2017

What happens when a country is hit by one vicious disaster after the other? Hurricane Irma—the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean—didn’t end up hitting…

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Historical Commission research and writing grants 2017–2018

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The Historical Commission of the U.S. and Canadian Mennonite Brethren Churches announces FIVE research and writing grants for 2017–2018. Click on the highlighted URLs below for details.  …

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A disciple-sending church

Sunday, October 1, 2017

I remember the day well: on Valentine’s Day 2009, our family of four moved to Squamish, B.C., with the call to plant a church in this beautiful town….

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Supporting hope in Cuba

Friday, September 29, 2017

Bonnie Klassen remembers the haunting, howling wind. “It was a deep, threatening growl. I had knots in my stomach,” she says. “That wind was purely destructive.” Klassen, MCC’s…

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Immerse

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

“The church needs Christ-like leaders with godly character, skillful competence and convictional knowledge,” says Northview Community Church pastor Kyle Meeker. Toward this goal, in September, this B.C. MB…

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MCC responds to devastating Mexico City earthquake

Friday, September 22, 2017

MCC is responding to the two earthquakes which ravaged Mexico, including the 7.1-magnitude quake that hit southern Mexico near Atencingo, Puebla state, causing significant damage in Mexico City…

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A Cry for Home: A window on MCC’s work in Palestine and Israel

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Everyone needs a home — where families are safe and secure, where their basic needs are met, where they can come and go freely, and where they can imagine…

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Migrant Trail walkers imitate Jesus

Friday, September 15, 2017

“Our Anabaptist history is intrinsically tied to migration, and so is our Christian story,” says Saulo Padilla, immigration education coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. “We must…

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MCC responds to severe flooding in South Asia

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MCC is responding with emergency relief assistance in the wake of severe flooding and landslides across parts of Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Two weeks of incessant monsoon rains…

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Growing God’s Kingdom with Pastor & Church Mortgages

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

CCMBC’s transition of this ministry to a stand-alone organization continues As disciples of Jesus, we are called to be good stewards of the resources God has provided to…

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Two students launch worldwide media ministry

Friday, September 1, 2017

This is the story of a ministry that in some ways never moved far from its roots. Square One World Media stands atop a media ministry that has…

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Mortar and Bricks: Mennonite Brethren churches in Canada

Friday, September 1, 2017

Photos wanted! Faith in Canada 150, a project of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches is an affiliate member) says: “On the…

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Mid-year financial update

Friday, September 1, 2017

2016 results A detailed report of the results of the 2016 fiscal year has been posted on the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) website, along with…

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