Memory from MAID – May June

Monday, May 1, 2017

  space  space Circa 1973, Helen Goertzen plays accordion and Decilo Guevarra plays guitar as Christians worship and sing together. Photo from the Herta J. Voth collection.  space…

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Baseball today, church tomorrow

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

space  space Conscientious objectors in an alternative service camp in Blubber Bay, B.C., circa 1943, formed a baseball team during their off hours. In May 1942, it was…

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The Fruchts of the Spirit

Sunday, January 1, 2017

space  space Students at Steinbach Bible College present a declamatorium (chancel drama) on the fruit of the Spirit in 1941. The boxes list in German the qualities from…

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A refugee Christmas

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Christmas cheer in a bleak time space space In 1929, the local people hosted a Christmas celebration for the Mennonite refugees in the camp in then-Hammerstein, Germany (now…

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Memories from MAID

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The lighter side of school space  space Years before MB Mission invited youth to SOAR in Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Vancouver, Winkler (Man.) Bible Institute students gave a classmate…

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The Lam family reunites

Sunday, May 1, 2016

The Lam family, refugees from Vietnam, were reunited in 1984 after five years of separation (l-r): Ken, Van Tao Lam, May and Wayne. A group from Delta Mennonite…

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Memories from MAID

Friday, January 1, 2016

Remember that dot matrix printer with the tractor feed? Elizabeth Esau takes registrations at an Ontario conference, circa 1987. Photo (NP149-01-2675) from the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies…

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