Cultures and faiths meet around common cause

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

What do an extended family originally from Ethiopia and an MB church have in common? An incredible opportunity to achieve a long-sought-for family reunification! Former refugee Saeed was…

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From Front Porches to the Ends of the Earth

Friday, December 30, 2016

“Between 85 and 90 percent of Christians don’t know their neighbours’ names,” says Anna Marie Geddert, community ministries pastor at Jubilee Mennonite Church, a joint MB/Mennonite Church congregation…

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“I feel it’s my country now”

Friday, February 19, 2016
Syrian refugees - MCC

The greeting you get when visiting Yhya Al Kurdi’s apartment is full of excitement. Before you actually reach the door, Al Kurdi has opened it and stands at the end of the long corridor, waiting as you walk the rest of the way. Though he doesn’t know much English yet, he’ll give an enthusiastic, “hello, hello, hello!” as he ushers you inside. It’s been a long time since he had a safe home to invite anyone into.

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Revealing the gospel in colour

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Congregation fills 100 panes with stained glass WINNIPEG As fire transforms sand into glass, so God’s power transforms people into his beautiful reflections. For a group of 20…

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4 churches host smashing event for teens

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

On Oct. 25, River East Mennonite Brethren Church partnered with Jubilee Mennonite Church, Douglas Mennonite Church, and Kilcona Park Alliance Church to host this event that saw more than 80 teens participate.

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Watch the weeds grow

Thursday, August 1, 2013

The kingdom of heaven is like a dandelion seed that a gardener planted in the garden; it is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is the most prolific of all flowers, spreading to cover many lawns, so that the grasshoppers in the neighbourhood can come and rest under the leaves.

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Church Anniversaries

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Lendrum MB Church, Edmonton, celebrated 50 years with open-mic sessions, photo displays, a banquet, a memorial service for deceased members, and a celebration service with homilies by former…

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Riding the green wave

Saturday, October 1, 2011

My Mennonite mother-in-law can scrape the last molecule out of a jar with a spatula. To avoid wasting food, leftovers are passed around her table until someone relents and eats the last tomato. Simple living – including conserving resources, cooking from scratch, making clothing, recycling, and repairing used items – is a valuable part of the Mennonite tradition.

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Interfaith relationships take root on greenway

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Much of the strife in the world cuts along religious lines,” says pastor Sara Jane Schmidt of River East MB Church (REMB), Winnipeg. “Why can’t we be a beacon modelling intercultural collaboration and hope that has a ripple effect?”

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MB church cancels church service to do service in community

Friday, August 3, 2001

Members of River East Mennonite Brethren Church in Winnipeg didn’t go to their church service on Sunday, June 10.Instead, they did service around the city during their fourth annual Community Service Day.

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