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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Historical Commission awards 2016 Katie Funk Wiebe research grant

Friday, September 9, 2016

Doug J. Heidebrecht is the 2016 recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s Katie Funk Wiebe research grant. After the annual general meeting held this year in Abbotsford, British Columbia (June 3–4, 2016), the Commission awarded the grant to Doug Heidebrecht for his research project: Sisters Leading Brothers? Mennonite Brethren and Women in Ministry Leadership.

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CMBS announces summer archival intern

Monday, February 22, 2016

Andrew Brown is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2016.

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Leading MB historian dies

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The Mennonite world has lost a teacher, scholar and interpreter. Paul Toews, Fresno Pacific University (FPU) emeritus professor of history, died Nov. 27, 2015, on his 75th birthday, at his home in Fresno, Cal.

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Peace that permeates

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

People were skeptical when intern Elizabeth Wittrig announced her research topic for the MB archives: women’s voices and the Anabaptist peace witness. Wittrig was the 2015 summer archive…

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Summer 2015 archival intern announced

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Liz Wittrig is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2015. The selection committee chose Liz from several strong candidates from Mennonite universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada.

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MB studies project grants awarded

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Nina Schroeder, Gil Dueck and Andrew Dyck are the 2014 recipients of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s first MB studies project grants.

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Historical Commission funds 3 initiatives

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Historical Commission of the U.S. and Canadian Mennonite Brethren Churches announces three funded initiatives for 2014–2015. The first is a PROJECT GRANT of up to $2,000 in…

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Historical Commission AGM 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014

Historical Commission launches new research initiatives at AGM WINNIPEG Reflections from an archival intern, decisions on new initiatives, and a tour of one of the first Mennonite Brethren…

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Grant applications open

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Historical Commission of the U.S. and Canadian Mennonite Brethren Churches again offer two funded initiatives in 2014.

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Story keepers gather

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

At this year’s Historical Commission AGM, June 7–8 in Winnipeg, the four archival centres reported on their projects underway, including include publishing books; digitizing print, sound, and image media; processing recent acquisitions; and holding conferences.

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Secrets uncovered in memoir

Monday, June 10, 2013

It Happened in Moscow
Author: Maureen S. Klassen
In the last century, many Mennonites in Russia survived World War I, revolution, civil war, anarchy, famine, epidemic, Stalin’s slave labour camps, forced relocation, World War II, emigration, and the rigours of establishing new lives in Canada.

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Historical Commission announces archival internship recipient

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Amanda Bartel is this year’s recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission archival internship. The selection committee chose Amanda from a strong field of candidates from universities and…

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Historical Commission grants funds for research

Saturday, December 1, 2012

The Historical Commission of the U.S. and Canadian Mennonite Brethren churches is pleased to announce two competitive awards made possible by the Katie Funk Wiebe fund: one research…

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Schools & agencies celebrate growth, innovation, new faces at Gathering 2012

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Author: Karla Braun
Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary (MBBS) Canada is “ours” – a new school for a new age; “no longer a place, but a presence,” says president Bruce Guenther. The seminary serves the conference by educating and equipping leaders…

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