La Société d’Histoire mennonite du Québec is pleased to announce the launch of its new website: www.histoiremennonite.quebec.
At the beginning of the annual convention of the Quebec Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (AEFMQ), Apr. 17–18, 2015, moderator Bruno Synnott addressed delegates as “partners in mission.” Why? “Rather than saying ‘church members,’ I call you ‘partners in mission,” he said,
The Province of Quebec’s proposed charter of values is generating charged debate about the place of religion in a secular society. If the charter is adopted, it will prohibit Quebec’s public sector employees from wearing conspicuously visible religious clothing, headgear and symbols.
In the opening meditation of the Quebec conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (AEFMQ) convention, Apr. 13, host pastor David Manafo (Westside Gathering) said Christ-followers have the identity of children of love and children of light (Ephesians 5:1–2, 8).
The day began with 10 churches, it concluded with 12. The “heart of MB Quebec,” Église Chrétienne de Ste-Thérèse (the second congregation established in the province), was a fitting place to welcome two new churches to the Quebec MB conference (AEFMQ) at the annual convention Apr. 14.
Jesus didn’t come to earth as a king, CEO, hockey star, or the most popular boy at school. He came fragile, poor, and unknown. But, this changed the day Jesus began his ministry. With his revolutionary command for masters to serve their slaves and for all people to love each other, Jesus provided a perfect example of service with humility, respect, and joy.
Tucked into the forest, near a lake an hour’s drive from Montreal, lies Camp Peniel, a retreat centre and camp founded by the Mennonite Brethren church in Quebec (AEFMQ) in 1974. In February, Camp Peniel appointed a new board and engaged a young couple, Jason and Esther Levesque as full-time, live-in directors.
The Canadian Conference of MB Churches (CCMBC), together with the Quebec MB conference (L’Association des Églises des frères mennonites du Québec – AEFMQ), is deeply saddened to announce the sudden death of Éric Wingender, 54, vice-president and professor of theology at ETEM (École de Théologie Évangélique de Montréal). Éric succumbed to a massive heart attack on Oct. 5.
With a warm welcome, joyous reunions, godly conversations, and exhortations to continue working to advance the church, the Quebec MB conference (AEFMQ) marked 50 years June 10–12.
The Quebec conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (AEFMQ) celebrates their 50th anniversary this year. A weekend of remembrance and worship will take place June 10-12 (for more details, see www.aefmq.org), but first, the conference met in April for their annual convention.
Some 375 MBs from 10 churches across Quebec gathered for their annual fall rally in Sainte-Thérèse, Que., Sept. 12. The one-day event was sponsored by the Quebec MB conference (AEFMQ – Association des Églises des frères mennonites du Québec), and featured keynote speaker Jean Raymond Théorêt.