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October Issue 2013

October MB Herald content

Oct
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Youth leaders retreat to worship and connect

Just over 50 youth leaders (youth pastors, volunteer adult leaders, and student leaders) from 9 of Ontario MB churches gathered at Camp Crossroads, Torrance, Ont., Oct. 25–27 for a weekend of worshipping God, receiving biblical teaching, participating in team building & leadership exercises, and connecting with each other.

Oct
29

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Conversations explore relationships and fear

So begins Daniel McIvor’s play, Communion, a Ruby Slippers Theatre production hosted and presented by Vancouver’s Pacific Theatre, Oct. 25–Nov. 9. Communion is an exploration of the dynamics of relationships; what draws people together and what keeps them apart. In this 90-minute drama, the audience is privy to three intimate and intense conversations.

Oct
25

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Bunk trailers blessed as beacons of hope

MDS is about partnership, says director of Region V (Canada) operations Janet Plenert. Board members welcomed Anabaptist church partners to the Mennonite Heritage Gallery, Winnipeg, Oct. 25, 2013, to dedicate and bless a new sleeping trailer.

Oct
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Study Conference

Engage the study conference discussions at studyconference.mennonitebrethren.ca.

Oct
10

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A pieced offering

Mennonites offered an expression of reconciliation to their Aboriginal neighbours at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s sixth National Event, Sept. 18-21, in Vancouver. The commission’s mandate is to gather stories and raise awareness about the impacts of the residential school system on Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.

Oct
10

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“My spirit was laid down, but now it stands strong”

Angela and I have known each other since we were 13. We met at Summer Magic day camp, where we both served as junior volunteers. I recall feeling…

Oct
4

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A golden opportunity

Thabang Mpokathe was not supposed to make it into MCC’s International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP). The third applicant from Lesotho (a country only granted two), he was missing an important reference, and he lacked confidence.

Life & Faith

Looking back

Friday, October 8, 1999

“Children obey your parents…. Honour your father and mother” (Ephesians 6:1–2). It is such a simple instruction in such a complicated world. We know what it means, and…

A pig for a pig

Friday, September 27, 1996

She was my elderly Sunday school teacher. She said the story, about a young boy growing up with a father who believed in peace, was true, and I…

Epiphany: the story of two kings

Friday, December 22, 1995

In the Western world, as early as the fourth century, Epiphany was celebrated in the church. Epiphany commemorates the visit of the Magi (Wise Men) to the Christ…

Salome Hiebert: Ministry within community

Friday, April 20, 1990

Salome Hiebert and I meet for an interview on a Friday in mid-March, the day that a late Manitoba winter storm is blowing itself to a conclusion. It…

Telling the story to adults

Friday, March 11, 1983

About Third Story: Thirteen programs for television produced by Mennonite Brethren Communications, Winnipeg.

Church membership – option or obligation?

Friday, April 14, 1978

Leland Harder on the importance of church membership within the Mennonite Brethren Conference (see Anabaptists Four Centuries Later, pages 69-73) indicates that 27% of the people surveyed do…

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