The ICOMB executive encourages global MB churches to schedule classes on the new confession study guide Knowing and Living Your Faith during 2009 as a lead-up to the Mennonite Brethren 150th anniversary in 2010. Sixteen international leaders contributed to the 130-page booklet. “Studying a confession elicits some good theological grappling,” said one class participant at Westwood Community Church, Winnipeg.
Ian Martens, member of College Drive Community Church, Lethbridge, Alta., won first prize for feature photography at the National Newspaper Awards handed out in Montreal in May. Martens works for the Lethbridge Herald.
—The Canadian Press
Amy Gingerich has been appointed to the newly created position of Herald Press editorial director at Mennonite Publishing Network (MPN). Gingerich previously worked as managing editor of Gather ’Round.