- Donna Dinsmore began a one-year term as interim pastor of First Mennonite Church, Edmonton, on Oct. 1, 2017. Dinsmore is an ordained United Church minister who has served in various congregations. Most recently she was in Bella Coola, B.C., ministering to Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Dinsmore has a master’s degree in Christian studies from Regent College in Vancouver, as well as a master’s degree in music education.
Edmund Lee is the new Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Thrift Store manager in Edmonton as of the beginning of October. Formerly he served as a youth pastor and is excited about the vision and mission of MCC in Alberta and around the world.
- Stacy Peters began serving as the Mennonite Guest House host in Calgary at the beginning of September 2017. The guest house is a ministry of Foothills Mennonite Church. Since 2007, the house has provided a safe, comfortable, welcoming place for anyone who has loved ones in the hospital.