It became personal. In September 2015, a photo of a young child from Syria washed up on a beach “was everywhere,” says Travis Barbour. “[My wife] Whitney and I felt righteous anger; we have a child about the same age.
The Lam family, refugees from Vietnam, were reunited in 1984 after five years of separation (l-r): Ken, Van Tao Lam, May and Wayne. A group from Delta Mennonite Brethren Church…
DELTA, B.C. A Delta, B.C., church has raised $30,000 for its community’s hospice over the last four years. Almost half of that sum was raised last December in a single, record-breaking…
Lee Kosa began as lead pastor at Cedar Park (MB) Church, Delta, B.C., Jan. 14, 2013. He holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, and an MDiv from Regent…
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An animated effort to reach the community
On June 6, Cedar Park Church in Delta, B.C., staged its second annual Breath of Life Animation Festival, using cartooning and claymation workshops to intrigue both kids and their parents. Under the guidance of church member Ken Priebe, a faculty member at Vancouver Institute of Media Arts, church and community members were invited to learn how to draw a cartoon character, make clay models “move” for frame-by-frame storytelling, and do related skills. The event attracted nearly 100 participants.
When I was about nine years old, growing up in Michigan, my dad took me to see a theatrical re-issue of Walt Disney’s classic 1940 film Pinocchio. I already knew the story from my Disney books and records, but this was my first time seeing the entire movie on the big screen.
Sometimes, serving others hurts. Just ask Patrick Nickel – he knows. Nickel, a second year student at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) in Winnipeg, injured his ankle trying some new tricks while skateboarding.