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On the weekend of Oct. 31–Nov. 2, 2013, Bethany College fall theatre presented Joseph Robinette’s dramatization of C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
As the devastation from Typhoon Haiyan continues to unfold in the Philippines, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is increasing its response to meet crucial needs for people on the eastern side of Leyte Island and working with partners to assess next steps for relief and recovery.
From idea to completed project in seven years: Matthew’s House, a respite care facility for children requiring complex health care, officially opened Nov. 14 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Left to right are Communitas Supportive Care society board chair Marlyce Friesen; parents of the eponymous Matthew, Doug and Andrea Froese; B.C. MLAs Simon Gibson and Darryl Plecas; and Abbotsford mayor Bruce Banman.
Some 220 church planters and their spouses, along with 20 denominational leaders, met in Ottawa, Nov. 4–7, for C2C Network’s annual church planter retreat. With keynote addresses by Jeff Vanderstelt, Bruxy Cavey, and Alan Hirsch, and a prayer walk around Parliament Hill led by International House of Prayer, planters left the event with renewed energy and vision.
It was 1926, in the Mennonite settlement of Orenburg. Jacob Bergen gathered his children and their families on a refugee exodus that led them to Canada; his daughter Katherina with her husband David Enns established their new life in Rosemary, Alta. There were many parallel stories at the time – some families were able to find refuge, some were not.