Effective October 1, 2021, Ken Esau will serve CCMBC in the interim role of National Faith and Life (NFLT) director. Ken commits to a six-month term while current NFLT director Ingrid Reichard is on a leave of absence.
People and Events
A familiar Scripture passage comes to mind when I ponder how to pray for the upcoming federal elections. According to Matthew 6:9-10, Jesus identifies us as people or citizens of God’s kingdom, and as the children or family of God. In our identity as citizens of God’s kingdom family, we are invited to pray for our nation — for his kingdom to come and his will to be done here in Canada as it is in heaven.
“When your name is Christian Press, you’d better live up to it,” says Ron Wood, general manager. Now called CP Printing Solutions, the printing company CCMBC fully purchased in 1964 to print the Herald will close in February 2020 as its general manager retires.
It’s a great blessing to learn from those who are different than you and be together as one, said Derek Parenteau at the 88th convention of the Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Feb. 22–23, 2019, at Glencairn Church, Kitchener, Ont. Plenary speaker at the event, he serves among Indigenous people near Parry Sound, Ont.