MCC Canada AGM delegates gather under the “big tent”

Friday, November 4, 2016

The staff and delegates who make up Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Canada’s constituent boards gathered at Bethel Mennonite Church in Winnipeg from September 23 to 24, 2016, for the MCC Canada annual general meeting.

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How do you practise everyday generosity?

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

 …………..  ……………………… I try to practise the fruit of the Spirit in dealing with others, especially with my family. When my youngest says, “Mom, watch!” for the 100th…

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In right relationship to all things

Monday, October 31, 2016

WINNIPEG Mary Reimer, a spiritual director and the former co-pastor at FaithWorks, a Mennonite Brethren congregation in Winnipeg, will be on the Canadian Mennonite University campus as pastor-in-residence…

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Church plant celebrates 50 years

Friday, October 28, 2016

Crestwood MB Church, Medicine Hat, Alta., celebrated their 50th anniversary, May 22, 2016. The congregation has been characterized by building bridges between Mennonite denominations, showing grace in times…

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Church transformation survey results 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The responses to the second Church Transformation Survey have been received and the results tallied. In this second year of the survey, 150 churches participated. (At 61 percent…

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Tribute: Katie Funk Wiebe

Monday, October 24, 2016

In Wichita, Kan., Oct. 23, 2016, Katie Funk Wiebe passed on at the age of 92, leaving a legacy of faith, story-telling and an invitation to live by choice, not by default.

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Well done, good and faithful servants

Monday, October 24, 2016

From development workers to orchestra directors to databases, a host of MB leaders and projects received accolades this fall: Ron Toews, director of L2L (the leadership development arm…

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Face-to-face peacebuilding

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Reserve 107 Rebel Sky Media

Reconciliation is not achieved with the signing of an agreement, the celebration of an event or the release of a documentary film. But all are “steps on the…

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Apprentice pastor: a social worker in church

Monday, October 17, 2016

It’s a familiar refrain: you can’t get a job without experience but you can’t get experience without a job. The challenges are compounded when professional fields, like the…

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Devastation in Haiti: ‘Yesterday, we lost everything’

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti When rushing water of the River Gris, overflowing with rain from Hurricane Matthew, washed away Sarditren Dete’s and Antovan Enit’s houses and possessions, it destroyed their…

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C2C Network/MB Mission task force begins

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Gathering 2016

Delegates at Gathering 2016 approved the creation of a task force to create and monitor accountability structures for the C2C Network’s operations to be sustainable over the long-term…

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Sharing God’s love through graphic design

Monday, October 3, 2016
Summerbridge photo by Alison Ralph

“I care about the passion. Why is this person getting up every single day and doing the hard work that’s in front of them?” Mitch Mealey asked that…

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Historical Commission announces grants

Friday, September 30, 2016

The Historical Commission is announcing two new grants for 2016–2017. With the three existing annual grants, this brings to five the number of funded initiatives aimed at fostering…

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Sharing God’s love through building relationships

Monday, September 26, 2016
Summerbridge photo by Alison Ralph

Organizing a weekly kickball game, holding a worship service at a local community garden, learning to knit and following a theological reading plan were all a part of…

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Tribute: Elmer Martens

Saturday, September 24, 2016

“In everything, educator” Scholar, teacher, administrator, pastor – but, in everything, educator – Elmer Martens’ life was a testament to faith and knowledge. Martens, 86, died suddenly Sept. 21,…

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