Transitions – September/October 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

BEGINNINGS Denver Wilson TITLE: pastor, McIvor Church, Winnipeg START: I transitioned into this role over the past year, and was formally commissioned in April 2017. EDUCATION: MA in…

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Transitions – July/August 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Columbia Bible College is pleased to announce that Gil Dueck will assume the role of academic dean Aug. 1, 2017. Gil was awarded a PhD from Vrije Universiteit,…

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Church anniversary – Jesus Network

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Jesus Network began Apr. 21, 2007, as a collaboration between Leaside Bible Chapel, the Salvation Army and the Mennonite Brethren Board of Church Extension in Ontario. It…

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Church anniversary – Parliament Community Church

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Parliament Community Church celebrated its 75th anniversary with a homecoming event June 3–4, 2017. The theme for the weekend was “Shaping the Future from the Strength of the…

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Get to know interim executive director Steve Berg

Monday, May 1, 2017

Where did you grow up? Trochu, Alta. What jobs have you have held? I worked the night shift in a shop that built gravel truck boxes – I…

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Transitions – May/June 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

  L2L director Ron Toews announced his desire to step down by summer 2017 and re-enter local church ministry. “It has been a privilege to connect with many leaders…

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Transitions March April 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Rudi Plett was appointed associate director of ICOMB (International Community of Mennonite Brethren) in 2017. Rudi will assist director David Wiebe on global assignments and minister in Latin…

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Writing the vision and making it plain: Wally Kroeker

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Wally Kroeker retires June 30, 2017, after a lifetime of serving the MB family in communications, most recently as editor for MEDA’s publication Marketplace. MB Herald copy editor…

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Transitions

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Half-time student ministries pastor since 2011, Kevin Snyder was installed as lead pastor of Coast Hills Community Church, May 29, 2016. An alumnus of Winkler (Man.) Bible Institute; Bethany College,…

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Transitions November/December 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Saskatchewan Conference of MB Churches voted Sept. 17 to affirm Philip A. Gunther as director of ministry, beginning Oct. 2. Phil has pastored for 25 years, 17-plus…

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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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Prayer permeated

Friday, October 21, 2016

A summer student reflects Through a project focused on Mennonite Brethren and Indigenous peoples, I discovered that Mennonites played a significant role in creating the issues facing Indigenous…

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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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Transitions September/October 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Welcome to Gerald Dyck, Gil Dueck, Kyle Buller, Wayne Siemens.
Farewell to Keith Poysti.

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Church closures

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Fire and Living Hope close.

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