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As of February 1, Merv Boschman is director of camp ministries for the B.C. MB conference, a newly created position designed to rationalize and support its five camps. Boschman previously served as executive minister with the Alberta conference, and as development director for Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C. Steve Berg, B.C. conference minister, says Boschman is the right person for the position, having “the compassion and understanding of our camp ministry as well as pastoral experience.” —Barrie McMaster
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On Dec. 7, Steven Wiebe was commissioned as pastor at Wynyard (Sask.) Gospel Church, a partnership between the Saskatchewan MB conference and the Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference. Steven pastored in Pierceland, Sask. from 1994–1999. He and his wife Shirley have one son, Carson.
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King Road MB Church, Abbotsford, B.C., welcomed Don Petker as senior pastor Dec. 15. Previously, he was pastor at Selkirk (Man.) Community Church for 9 years. Don and Louella have 3 grown children.
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Ryan Dueck began as associate pastor at Neighbourhood Church in Nanaimo, B.C., in July. Ryan, Naomi, and their children Nicholas and Claire, moved from Vancouver where Ryan had completed his Master of Christian Studies from Regent College. Ryan and Naomi attended Killarney Park Church while attending Regent and before that were part of Coaldale (Alta.) MB Church.
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Boissevain (Man.) MB Church commissioned Trevor Fleming as youth pastor Dec. 7. He graduated from Bethany College, Hepburn, Sask., with a diploma in biblical studies and recently worked at Youth for Christ in Brandon and at Pembina Valley Bible Camp. Trevor and his wife Jamie have one daughter.
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Harv Janzen completed 5 years of ministry at Parkland Community Church in Yorkton, Sask., on Nov. 30. Harv and his wife Shirley relocated to Manitoba where he will serve as pastor at Bayview Evangelical Free Church in Gimli.

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