How to encourage global service workers

Friday, April 28, 2017

Here are some ideas from MB Mission’s regional mobilizers on how churches can encourage their global workers. Support existing friendships. Fostering genuine friendships takes time and presence, and should not…

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Mission-minded board increases collaboration

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches met Jan. 26–28, 2017, in Abbotsford, B.C. “We continue to need and pursue a discipleship revolution of…

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USMB, MB Mission and C2C form Memo of Understanding

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The USMB Leadership Board is very pleased to announce that we have an agreeable Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between USMB, MB Mission and C2C Network (a division of…

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Apprentice pastor: a social worker in church

Monday, October 17, 2016

It’s a familiar refrain: you can’t get a job without experience but you can’t get experience without a job. The challenges are compounded when professional fields, like the…

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C2C Network/MB Mission task force begins

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Gathering 2016

Delegates at Gathering 2016 approved the creation of a task force to create and monitor accountability structures for the C2C Network’s operations to be sustainable over the long-term…

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PCO 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

After interacting with provincial conference ministers, professors from MB Biblical Seminary and Columbia Bible College and leaders from CCMBC ministries like L2L and the C2C Network over June 14–16, 2016, Pastors Credentialing Orientation graduates received communion and prayers of blessing and commissioning.

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Gathering 2016 business report

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Gathering 2016

Oxygen for ministry A collegial spirit permeated Gathering 2016, the biennial convention of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches in Toronto July 6–9, 2016, where the 136…

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Gathering 2016 recap – breakout sessions

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Board of Faith and Life “BFL’s aspiration is to be a resource for the whole church,” said chair David Miller. One way they’ve done that recently is to…

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Report: MB Mission and the C2C Network

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mission has historically been at the heart of the Mennonite Brethren churches of Canada. This “Big Idea” conversation is driven by the desire to expand the missionary focus…

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The “big idea”

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

C2C leaders began a conversation with their international counterpart, MB Mission, about working together more closely, and both agencies realized the benefits went beyond USMB’s request: “seeing church planting done to the best of our ability overseas, and missions done to the best of our abilities here,” says Fleming.

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Mission-critical

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

It seems that hardly a week goes by without someone offering to interrupt me to do a survey. They want to learn about my experience or uncover my opinions.

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Partnership postures

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Einer and Girlesa Zuluaga don’t speak fluent English and not many members of Forest Grove Community Church, Saskatoon, can get much farther than hola and gracias in Spanish. But that hasn’t stood in the way of an empowering partnership.

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Easter Outside

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

//// //// Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed A church in Burkina Faso enjoys a macaroni dinner after the Easter service. Eating together makes for a happy celebration! It’s popular for churches to…

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Executive Board meetings report

Friday, February 26, 2016

Executive Board Meetings Report The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches hosted the provincial representatives in Abbotsford, B.C., Jan. 28, 2016. This annual gathering…

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Special general meeting report

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The usual two-hour annual general meeting was expanded into an extra half-day of breakout sessions to inform delegates on new conference initiatives. Breakouts Brent Smith of 6P Marketing…

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