Resourcing Churches Developing Leaders appointed Merv Boschman to the contract position of camping ministries coach (national) in February 2014. He will coach, mentor and facilitate regular gatherings for the 11 Mennonite Brethren camp directors. Merv previously served the BCMB conference as camp
Youth pastor since 2008, Mark Hunt completing his term at Port Rowan (Ont.) MB Church in spring 2014. He will continue to serve in the church while moving into full-time beekeeping as an owner/operator.
The Journey, Ottawa, was officially accepted into the Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches at convention 2014. The Journey was planted by Dave Harder with conference support in February 2009. Organized under a parish approach, the congregation assembles in geographically contextualized groups: Ottawa South (meets at Old Ottawa South Community Centre) and Manotick (St. Leonard High School), and plans to multiply a parish in fall 2014.