“The disaster, the danger, isn’t over”

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Between Oct. 17 and 21, 2016, intense rainfall caused severe flooding along Colombia’s Pacific coast in the Chocó area, seriously damaging the homes of more than 20,000 people.

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Finance news: Moderated conference call

Thursday, December 8, 2016

During its meeting Nov. 24–26, 2016, the Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches appointed Howie Wall, Tony Martens and Matt Dyck as the EB…

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Mennonite photograph database shortlisted for national award

Monday, November 28, 2016

A website showcasing 80,000 photographs of Mennonite life was shortlisted for the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming. Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) is a…

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Executive director leaves position

Friday, November 25, 2016

The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) announced today that Willy Reimer will be leaving his position as Executive Director effective November 25,…

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Tribute: Helmut T. Huebert

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

After a day at work at the clinic, Helmut T. Huebert died suddenly Nov. 21, 2016. The orthopedic surgeon leaves a legacy of Mennonite historical research.

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MCC’s Syrian partners deliver assistance despite intensified fighting

Friday, November 18, 2016

In October, students arriving at a Christian school in Aleppo, Syria, discovered that a rocket had blown out a portion of a classroom. So many rockets were landing in the area that the school administrators hadn’t yet realized the school was hit.

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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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