“Farmers in Saskatchewan are still living with the impact of the lack of rain, and we don’t want to forget them. I hope more farmers in Ontario will step up to help by donating hay.”
“A derelict house has become a home.” That’s what Dan Driedger, Executive Director of MennoHomes in Waterloo Region, Ont., said about how volunteers from Mennonite Disaster Service Ontario made it possible for a Syrian refugee family of five find new a new house to live in.
We have many talented artists within the MB community, and we like to highlight what they’re up to! Here are two creations by Port Rowan, Ont., artists, giving expression to…
“Pastors start with ‘I had to come,’ but end with ‘I’m proud to be MB and excited to learn this is bigger than me or my church,’” says Canadian conference event planner Michelle Penner.
As is typical of most family get-togethers, the 80th convention of the Ontario Conference of MB Churches called attendees to “Remember, Reflect and Renew.” And like most family gatherings, the Feb. 18–19, 2011 meeting of leaders and 156 delegates at Waterloo MB Church included encouraging celebrations and tough conversations.