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Transitions – Winter 2020

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Hellos

Konrad Loewen

Title & congregation: lead pastor, Elm Creek (Man.) MB Church
Start: Jan. 1, 2020
Education: BRE, MB Bible College, Winnipeg; BA University of Winnipeg, MDiv, MB Biblical Seminary, Fresno, Cal.
Previous ministry: pastor, Linden (Alta.) MB Church; lead pastor, Westside Community Church, Morden, Man.; interim pastor, La Salle (Man.) Community Fellowship
Family: Karen; 1 daughter, 1 son
On the church: It’s an honour and a joy to be part of people’s faith journey as they discover and respond to God’s activity in their life and take part in a much larger story.


Goodbyes

Lance Odegard, pastor, Artisan Church, Vancouver, 2010–2020


Karla Braun, MB Herald editor, Winnipeg, 2008–2019


Angeline Schellenberg, Winnipeg, MB Herald copy editor and writer, 2010–2019


Colton Floris, MB Herald and CCMBC Communications designer and illustrator, Abbotsford, B.C., 2015–2019


Rebecca Watson, CCMBC Communications assistant, Winnipeg, 2017–2019


Conference News

Bomba Ng’andu and Amanda Leighton join the CCMBC communications department. Bomba serves as a 0.2 FTE project manager and media designer beginning Jan. 2, 2020. He served Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba as communications and media coordinator since 2018. Amanda starts on Jan. 1, 2020, at 0.5 FTE as administrative assistant. She will work with Kara Friesen and Helga Kasdorf on ministry support.


Community News

Valerie Rempel was appointed vice-president of Fresno Pacific University July 1, 2019. Interim vice-president since August 2018, Rempel also became dean in 2014. She is also an associate professor at the seminary, holding the J.B. Toews Chair of History and Theology. She joined the seminary faculty in 1996 and has a doctorate from Vanderbilt University, master’s degrees from both Vanderbilt and Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary (FPBS) and a bachelor’s from Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kan.

 


 

 


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Kevin K January 6, 2020 - 12:51

Just because I use this section of the Herald to keep up to speed about what’s going on in the lives of some of my former colleagues, how/where will this information be kept track of/availiable now that the Herald is out of print?

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Kevin K January 6, 2020 - 12:52

Just because I use this section of the Herald to keep up to speed about what’s going on in the lives of some of my former colleagues, how/where will this information be kept track of/available now that the Herald is out of print?

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