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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Church anniversary – Coaldale

Monday, June 20, 2016

“Great is Thy Faithfulness” was the theme of the Apr. 24, 2016 morning service on the 90th anniversary of the first Mennonite Brethren church in Alberta, Coaldale MB….

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Transitions July/August 2016

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Welcome to Eileen Klassen Hamm, Denis, Shoaib, Sabrina Wiens, Phillip Klassen, Wally Nickel.
Farewell to Steve Savage.

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Transitions March/April 2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Welcome to Darryl Loewen, Alain Després, Vijay Manuel, Melanie Unger
Farewell to Terrance Froese, Bruce Guenther, Don Froese, Tony Martens

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Transitions January/February 2016

Friday, January 1, 2016

Don Banman began as associate pastor of youth and young adults at North Peace MB Church, Fort St. John, B.C. He has a BA in religious studies with…

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