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This simple soup was eaten in Amish Mennonite communities in southwestern Ontario and was often called by its Pennsylvania Dutch name. Some cooks served it simultaneously with a... Read More
October 19, 2016
| Virginia A. Hostetler
Kuen Yee, pastor of English ministries at Edmonton Vietnamese Mennonite Church, has resigned her three-quarter-time position effective Oct. 31, 2016. Yee is Chinese and has an... Read More
October 19, 2016
| Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
David Lewis began as the intentional interim minister of Niagara United Mennonite Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Sept. 4, 2016. Lewis has a bachelor of theology degree from... Read More
October 19, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky
Winnipeg filmmaker Brad Leitch’s next project is a deeply personal one. The 30-year-old, who attends Hope Mennonite Church in the city, is making a documentary about “playback... Read More
October 19, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
For many people, studying at college or university is about more than just going to classes. It’s about connecting with peers at social events, service projects and forums that... Read More
October 19, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
A month after a pastors-only meeting, Mennonite Church B.C. congregations are being invited to give their personal views on the national church’s Being a Faithful Church (BFC) 7... Read More
October 5, 2016
| Amy Dueckman, B.C. Correspondent
It isn’t every day that Mennonites share a potluck meal with Muslims. Yet this is what happened when Wildwood Mennonite Church in Saskatoon invited members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim... Read More
October 5, 2016
| Donna Schulz, Saskatchewan Correspondent
Doug Snyder retired (again) on Aug. 28, 2016, this time as pastor of St. Agatha Mennonite Church, west of Waterloo. Born in 1941, Snyder remembers going forward at a Brunk tent... Read More
October 5, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky, Eastern Canada Correspondent
In recent months, Krista Loewen has been thinking a lot about Jeremiah 29:11: “For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm,... Read More
October 5, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
For some people, writing a song is a laborious process. Not for Michaela Loewen. Most of the time, the music and lyrics come to her in under half an hour. “I know if I can write... Read More
October 5, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
Julianne Funk is a peacebuilder. In Bosnia, the northern region of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina. And at the University of Zurich, where she teaches religion as well as... Read More
October 4, 2016
| Henry Neufeld, Special to Canadian Mennonite
Ted Giesbrecht of the Kitchener, Ont., law firm Giesbrecht, Griffin, Funk and Irvine has been honoured by the Waterloo Region Law Association with the 2016 Coulter A. Osborne... Read More
October 4, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky, Eastern Canada Correspondent
The road ahead for the recovery of Fort McMurray, Alta.—devastated this spring by wildfires that forced the evacuation of 88,000 residents while consuming and scorching large... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Donita Wiebe-Neufeld, Alberta Correspondent
Last February I wrote an article that elicited more response than anything I have written for this publication. The piece originated when a reader challenged my acceptance of the... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Will Braun, Senior writer
For anyone who lives in Elmira and needs a ladder to clean out his eavestroughs or get a Frisbee off her roof, call Bruce Weber. Zion Mennonite Fellowship, in an effort to... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky, Eastern Canada Correspondent
For families with children who have exceptional needs, taking a summer vacation may seem like nothing more than an elusive dream. But now a groundbreaking program offered by... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Donna Schulz, Saskatchewan Correspondent
Willard Metzger’s mother was the janitor at the Glen Allan Mennonite Church (now closed) northwest of Waterloo, Ont. Now executive director of Mennonite Church Canada, he... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky, Eastern Canada Correspondent
Even though the journey was more than 7,500 kilometres, Martin Bauman almost wished it wouldn’t end. On Aug. 29, the Waterloo, Ont., resident entered St. John’s, N.L., completing... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
I turned on the radio in time to hear CBC perfectly capture my past year’s journey in one sentence. “The thing about seeking reconciliation with indigenous peoples is that... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Deanna Zantingh, Special to Canadian Mennonite
To ensure women receive the education and training they need to help build the body of Christ, Meserete Kristos College, a ministry of the Ethiopian Meserete Kristos Church, is... Read More
September 7, 2016
| Deborah Froese, Mennonite Church Canada
Here is a question you do not hear every day: When was the last time you visited an archive? Not your email archive, a but a local bricks-and-mortar archive. Many of us don’t... Read More
September 7, 2016
| Beth Downey Sawatzky, Manitoba Correspondent
Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) Ontario started discussions with Dave Erb, executive director of Silver Lake Mennonite Camp, over a year ago, to explore the possibility of... Read More
September 7, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky, Eastern Canada Correspondent
For decades, Colombia has been known for violence, narcotics and instability. But now it is within sight of an historic peace agreement that César García—the Colombian who heads... Read More
September 7, 2016
| Will Braun, Senior Writer
“It’s really cool to see white people here today,” said Cheyenne Fineday. The first nation teenager was speaking at the 140th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 6 on Aug. 23,... Read More
September 7, 2016
| Donna Schulz, Saskatchewan Correspondent
In Waterloo Region, “Herrle’s” brings to mind sweet corn, melons, gelato—and blood. Yes, blood. Herrle’s Country Farm Market in St. Agatha has been well-known since 1988 as a “go-... Read More
September 7, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky, Eastern Canada Correspondent

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