Alberta convention 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Stories of whole-life transformation through the gospel of Jesus Christ took centre stage at the 2015 Alberta (ABMB) provincial convention at Dalhousie Community Church, Calgary, Mar. 20–21, 2015.

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The littlest missionary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Chris Stevens’ daughter is a missionary. No, she hasn’t travelled to far-off Africa to build churches. But she willingly shares the good news of Jesus with friends and…

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Provincial conventions 2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Links to all MB Herald coverage, GMMITV videos, and provincial conference websites for annual conventions 2015.

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Alberta convention 2014

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Pastors and leaders witnessed an answer to prayer at the annual convention of the Alberta Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (ABMB) which took place March 21–22, 2014, at River West Christian Church.

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Alberta increases collaboration with national conference

Monday, March 25, 2013

Hoping to rediscover the call of God’s kingdom on their lives, some 100 people gathered at Dalhousie MB Church, Calgary, Mar. 15–16, for the annual convention of the Alberta conference (ABMB). By the end of the weekend, the province had agreed to collaborate more intentionally with the national conference, and to outsource most of its services, resourcing, and even budget to the Canadian conference, in order to see God’s kingdom come in Alberta.

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ABMB seeks sustainability

Friday, February 1, 2013

Taking a proactive approach to securing long-term viability, the Alberta Conference of MB Churches (ABMB) hosted a series of regional conversations Nov. 6–8 to engage with constituents’ questions and suggestions.

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Ranch country MBs called to shepherd

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

“Today you’re released from having a perfect family, marriage, and walk with God,” GospelCoach.com founder Scott Thomas told the Alberta MB convention, calling them to become shepherds who initiate care, lead eagerly, and provide a reproducible model (1 Peter 5:1–5): “We need to be examples of how ‘my life is messed up and, through the gospel, he transforms it.’”

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Alberta convention 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011

“Staying on TRAC (trajectory, replenishment, awareness, choices)” was the theme for the March 18–19 gathering of Alberta MB congregational representatives at Sunrise Community Church, Edmonton. Yet the theme might have very well been “A new normal.”

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Invitation to transformation stirs delegates

Saturday, May 1, 2010

“We all stumble in many ways” (James 3:2). Speaker Gary Thomas repeated this line in each of his four sessions over the course of the Alberta Conference of MB Churches (ABMB) leader’s day and convention, Mar. 19–20, not as condemnation, but a freeing admission of failures in the pursuit of holy living.

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Conference Matters

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Stewardship Ministries of Canadian Conference of MB Churches has positions available; New Executive board of Alberta MB Conference; Provincial church planting directors meet in Whistler; Dr. Delphin Kapasa visits various Canadian MB settings

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A disconnected family

Saturday, August 1, 2009

I have watched, with dismay, the growing disconnect between our local MB church families, and the provincial and Canadian conferences. There was a time when poverty, persecution, struggle, and common goals knit us together; but times have changed and the family is drifting apart.

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Alberta convention 2009

Monday, June 1, 2009

While the Liberal party of Canada gathered in Vancouver to officially recognize Michael Ignatieff as their leader, two provincial MB conferences were also holding their annual conventions, in Abbotsford, B.C., and at College Drive Community Church in Lethbridge, Alta.

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Conference matters

Sunday, March 1, 2009

The Alberta conference held three Regional Council of Church Leaders meetings January 19-21, in Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge. Ewald Unruh, director of the national conference’s Regenerate 21-01, participated in the evenings of information, connection, conversation, and prayer.

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Alberta counts on ad hoc committee to point the way forward

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Annual convention of Alberta MB churches meets in Edmonton Alberta churches voted unanimously for an ad hoc committee to lead the conference into the future, after nomination ballots…

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