North-south fellowship endures for 25 years

Thursday, January 1, 2009

For the 25th year, a group from Community Fellowship Church in Newton, Man., travelled north to Snow Lake, Man., to take part in their sister church’s annual fall supper, Oct. 25–26. Christian Centre Fellowship Snow Lake hosts the meal for the town in the local community hall, serving up a feast followed by a program of skits, testimonies, songs, dance, and comedy, aided by the group from Newton.

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Executive board reviews Regenerate 21-01 strategic plan

Thursday, January 1, 2009

The executive board and staff of the Canadian conference met Oct. 24–25 to review and discuss the strategic plan for Regenerate 21-01 (R21-01), including actions to implement in the new year.

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Newsbriefs

Thursday, January 1, 2009

MDS to inform and equip churches for pandemic influenza and other disasters; Goshen (Ind.) College accused of being unpatriotic; Anabaptist youth ride bicycles for Global Youth Summit and Mennonite World Conference Assembly 15; MEDA launches human resource expertise to microfinance institutions; Mennonite congregation in the Netherlands celebrated; 800,000 people displaced in Democratic Republic of Congo; Violence in Jos, Nigeria; Amish population grows 84 percent; Truth and Reconciliation Commission; EFC calls for integrity, statesmanship, and grace in political crisis

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Newsbriefs

Monday, December 1, 2008

EFC appears against government of Alberta; Bus Stop Bible Studies; CMU’s membership with AUCC; U.S. Conference of MB Churches doubles membership; General Assembly of World Evangelical Alliance; Marv Frey passes away October 19, 2008; Violence in Orissa; Investors and the environment; MEDA a finalist for Innovation Excellence Awards; MCC discontinues shipping used clothing overseas

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Women at Westview reach out

Monday, December 1, 2008

Westview Christian Fellowship entered a whole new arena of ministry when they purchased a building in downtown St. Catharines, Ont. Three years ago, the church acquired an old church structure on Queenston Street, an area where it’s common to see people who are homeless and women working the streets late at night – many because they’re addicted to drugs or alcohol.

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Seventh sibling celebrates golden anniversary

Monday, December 1, 2008

Dora Wall is the youngest of seven children, and the last to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary. Leroy and Dora Wall were married in Main Centre, Sask., July…

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Building Maison de Sophia

Monday, December 1, 2008

“My hope is that the women in distress will find a refuge, a home on their journey – where employees and volunteers reflect the glory of God, in wisdom, love, and peace,” says Sylvie Plante, director of Maison de Sophia (Sophia House), a project affiliated with the Canadian conference’s Horizon Quebec initiative.

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Volunteers learn to appreciate international artisans

Monday, December 1, 2008

As Erica van Velsen and Cara Rempel (above) set up Ten Thousand Villages displays in communities around the East Coast, they see more than the beauty of the hand-crafted items they so carefully handle – they see the cooperation of talented artisans working together to provide a stable income for their families.

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6 reasons to attend Mennonite World Conference

Monday, December 1, 2008

Why MBs should go to Asunción in July for Assembly 15     Paraguay is a “Mennonite zoo” with at least 20 species. The MB church has been…

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MCC resource catalogue

Monday, December 1, 2008

Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) annual MCC Store and Resource Catalogue is available for 2008–2009. The catalogue offers books, teacher’s guides, videos/DVDs, brochures, resource boxes, and posters to purchase…

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Hope and optimism flavour Quebec rally

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Representing all 10 Mennonite Brethren churches (known as AEFMQ) in the province, nearly 350 members and adherents met September 7 at Lucille-Teasdale school in Blainville, Quebec to celebrate together.

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MCC Peace Sunday

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Many Anabaptist churches observe Peace Sunday in early November to remember the gospel of peace proclaimed and embodied by Jesus Christ. Mennonite Central Committee’s 2008 guide for churches for Peace Sunday is available from mcc.org/peacesunday.

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Columbia Bible College homecoming

Saturday, November 1, 2008

They came “home” to Columbia Bible College (CBC) to reconnect with friends from the past and share the stories of God’s faithfulness in their lives.

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MB scholar miraculously recovers

Saturday, November 1, 2008

A widely known author, lecturer, and commentator on church and faith is grateful he has survived a medical emergency that could have claimed his life.

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5 Questions: Living Hope Church

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Profile of Living Hope Church, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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