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“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
For Anneli Loepp Thiessen, singing in church is just as much about listening as it is about making sounds. “In a culture that is increasingly busy and full of excess noise, church... Read More
September 7, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
Cloudy skies and a cold wind weren’t enough to keep a large group of people from gathering in the parking lot at the Bethany Manor seniors’ housing complex to celebrate the... Read More
September 6, 2016
| Donna Schulz, Saskatchewan correspondent
Rockway Mennonite Church in Kitchener has worshipped in rental properties for all of its 56-year existence. Until now. On June 26, 2016, the congregation had its final regular... Read More
August 24, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky, Eastern Canada Correspondent
The passions that inspired Winnipeg’s community shared agriculture (CSA) movement and the famous Tall Grass Prairie Bakery are now making waves around the world, from Winnipeg to... Read More
August 24, 2016
| Beth Downey Sawatzky
Jane Austen once wrote that, for a developing writer, “three or four families in a country village is the very thing to work on.” While Steinbach, Man., is certainly no “country... Read More
August 24, 2016
| Beth Downey Sawatzky, Manitoba Correspondent
Anna Rehan has logged countless hours of volunteer time as Mennonite Church Saskatchewan’s music librarian. Appointed by the area church council, her mandate was to organize the... Read More
August 24, 2016
| Donna Schulz, Saskatchewan Correspondent
While the aroma of fresh-baked zwieback filled the air, members of the “Mennonite Girls Can Cook” blog group launched their newest book at the Mennonite Heritage Museum on Aug. 3... Read More
August 24, 2016
| Amy Dueckman, B. C. Correspondent
Tending to the grapes she grows in the house she lives in provides Terri Lynn Paulson with a very tangible way of considering John 15, a chapter of the Bible she has been... Read More
August 24, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
This spring I was awarded an archival internship with the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission that allowed me to travel to various Mennonite Brethren archives in North... Read More
August 24, 2016
| Andrew Brown, Special to Young Voices
It had probably been a while since Horse Lake Mennonite Church welcomed so many worshippers. Filling every pew, they gathered to celebrate the life of this small country church... Read More
August 10, 2016
| Donna Schulz, Saskatchewan Correspondent
The ongoing discussion about medical assistance in dying has publicly raised questions that extend beyond the realm of politics and public policy to the bedrock of morality... Read More
August 10, 2016
| Will Braun, Senior Writer
True to its name, this year’s Skylight Festival focussed on how the church can regain its place in a post-Christian society, exploring a larger movement of faith, arts and justice... Read More
August 10, 2016
| Dick Benner, Editor/Publisher
Yearning for eloheh (ae-luh-hay) is clearly evident in Randy Woodley’s new children’s picture book, The Harmony Tree , published by Mennonite Church Canada this year. Richly... Read More
August 10, 2016
| Deborah Froese, Mennonite Church Canada
“Three people in their early 20s—a Catholic, a Mennonite Brethren man and a United Church member—walk into a Mennonite Church Canada assembly.” It may sound like the set-up to a... Read More
August 10, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
When Claudia Dueck thinks back on the voluntary service she did in Paraguay earlier this year, it’s the Tuesdays that stick out the most. Dueck, 19, spent three months... Read More
August 10, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor
After a quarter-century of shepherding Grace New Life Mennonite Church, Pastor Sririsach Saythavy—now in his late 50s and working two full-time jobs—is hoping a younger leader... Read More
August 9, 2016
| Dave Rogalsky, Eastern Canada Correspondent
On July 9, 2016, a clear majority of delegates to Mennonite Church Canada’s Assembly 2016 voted in favour of a resolution seeking non-violent solutions to injustices in Israel-... Read More
July 23, 2016
| Dan Dyck, Mennonite Church Canada
Over two days at Mennonite Church Canada’s Assembly 2016, “God~Faith~People,” keynote speaker Safwat Marzouk addressed the topic of covenant that was central to the theme text,... Read More
July 20, 2016
| Deborah Froese, Mennonite Church Canada
“Too often Mennonites have focussed on disunity.” With these words, Gareth Brandt began his seminar, “Running towards community,” and he then showed how Mennonite/Anabaptist... Read More
July 20, 2016
| Donna Schulz, Saskatchewan Correspondent
The seminar title started in response to the young adult “problem.” “[‘Young adults don’t need the church’] is not meant to be a defiance statement, but a statement of fact,” said... Read More
July 20, 2016
| Donita Wiebe-Neufeld, Alberta Correspondent
Ken Quiring is convinced that the future of biblical literacy lies in video. This may be one reason why he and others like him have joined a growing movement known as “biblical... Read More
July 20, 2016
| Donna Schulz, Saskatchewan Correspondent
Although a concrete picture of what Mennonite Church Canada might look like in two years isn’t yet determined, 318 delegates voted to approve in principle the direction proposed... Read More
July 20, 2016
| Deborah Froese, Mennonite Church Canada
Did you know that if all of the textual records and photographs in Winnipeg’s Mennonite Heritage Centre (MHC) Archives and Gallery were stacked on top of each other, they would be... Read More
July 20, 2016
| Aaron Epp, Young Voices Editor

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