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About Us

Mission statement: To educate, inspire, inform, and foster dialogue on issues facing Mennonites in Canada as it shares the good news of Jesus Christ from an Anabaptist perspective. We do this through a print publication (published 24 times a year) and through other media, working with our church partners.

Canadian Mennonite serves primarily the people and churches of Mennonite Church Canada, which is made up of five area churches:

Canadian Mennonite is a member of the Canadian Church Press.

Guiding values:

  • Hebrews 10:23-25
  • Accuracy, fairness, balance
  • Editorial freedom
  • Seeking and speaking the truth in love
  • Open hearts and minds in discerning God’s will
  • Covenantal relationships and mutual accountability

"Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who has promised is faithful. And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day approaching (Hebrews 10:23-25)."

Ownership and Governance

Canadian Mennonite is owned and operated by Canadian Mennonite Publishing Service, Inc. (CMPS), a Canadian non-profit corporation established in 1971 to publish the magazine. CPMS is a registered Canadian charity. Our charitable registration number is 119038487RR0001 and our registration and yearly financial filings can be viewed at Canada Revenue Agency’s Charities Directorate.

The current board of directors as appointed by Mennonite Church Canada and the area church partners:

Mennonite Church Canada:  Doreen Martens (Ontario), Henry Krause (British Columbia), Rod Weins (Saskatchewan), Elmer Hildebrand (Manitoba)
Mennonite Church British Columbia: Linda Matties
Mennonite Church Alberta: Vacant
Mennonite Church Saskatchewan: Vacant
Mennonite Church Manitoba: Ken Reddig
Mennonite Church Eastern Canada: Tim Reimer
Elected by CMPS: Bryce Miller (Manitoba), Lois Epp (Alberta), Ally Siebert (Ontario)

CMPS Officers:

Chair: Henry Krause
Vice Chair: Tim Reimer
Secretary: Linda Matties
Treasurer: Lois Epp
Member-at-Large: Bryce Miller

To contact the Canadian Mennonite staff, see Contact Us.
Staff members can supply contact information for board members, upon request.

Documents

Annual Reports