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“Extending the table: Enough for all.” That was the theme chosen for Mennonite Church Saskatchewan’s annual delegate sessions this year, and as delegates and guests broke bread... Read More
March 22, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
A school outing turned to tragedy on March 3, 2017, when a student from Mennonite Educational Institute (MEI) in Abbotsford died during a ski trip to Whistler Blackcomb ski resort... Read More
March 22, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Amy Dueckman
Mennonite Church Manitoba gave its final comments on the Being a Faithful Church (BFC) 7 process, which has dominated public attention since last summer, at the area church’s... Read More
March 22, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Beth Downey Sawatzky
“Moral selectivity is worse than immorality,” insisted Omar Ramahi, a Muslim Canadian invited to address an adult Sunday school class at Waterloo (Ont.) North Mennonite Church... Read More
March 22, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Dick Benner
“We are exhausted.” So say members of a group of Mennonite parents of LGBTQ children, who met together for 30 years to worship, pray, exchange stories and support each other and... Read More
March 22, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
Tilman Martin turned 90 on Jan. 3, 2017. He is the last of the four original church planters sent from Ontario to Quebec in 1956 whose work continues to pay dividends to this day... Read More
March 22, 2017 | God at work in Us | Dave Rogalsky
Joshua Enns goes through less than two kilograms of flour each week baking bread for himself and his wife Laura. By comparison, the original inhabitants of the house they live in... Read More
March 22, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Legendary rock ‘n’ roll drummers Keith Moon and Neil Peart inspired Matt Schellenberg to get into percussion, but it’s Bach and Beethoven that he will be playing when he performs... Read More
March 22, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
In preparation for his 40-day fast, which began on March 1, Ash Wednesday, Daryl Byler made a few changes to his recreational reading. This lawyer, ordained minister and executive... Read More
March 21, 2017 | Web First | Lauren Jefferson
Mary Jo Leddy asked those gathered on a cold Canadian evening in Waterloo what kind of Canada they want to be part of: one that is mean and nasty, with borders open for business... Read More
March 21, 2017 | Web First | Dave Rogalsky
Trusting enough to be vulnerable and the willingness to be accountable are key intentional acts needed to build true community. In the extensively secularized culture of England,... Read More
March 21, 2017 | Web First |
“Ring the bells (ring the bells) that still can ring / Forget your perfect offering/ There is a crack in everything (there is a crack in everything) / That's how the light gets in... Read More
March 21, 2017 | Web First | Dave Rogalsky
Michael J. “M.J.” Sharp, a United Nations official, was among six people kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a press release issued Monday by the... Read More
March 15, 2017 | Web First |
Nine-month-old Junia has just become the youngest participant to join the Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights, a 600-kilometre walk through from Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont., to Ottawa,... Read More
March 11, 2017 | Web First | Dan Dyck
Despite meeting under the theme of “Building healthy connections,” many delegates who gathered for Mennonite Church British Columbia’s annual general meeting on Feb. 25, 2017,... Read More
March 8, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Amy Dueckman
Exuding excitement and purpose, Nancy Mann, associate pastor of Floradale Mennonite Church, exclaimed “WEW!” for the newest chapter of Mennonite Economic Development Associates (... Read More
March 8, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
Joan Lemauviel recalls her aging father needing more care than he received with assisted living, yet not qualifying for long-term care. “He was falling through the cracks,” she... Read More
March 8, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
“No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbour.” Kitchener (Ont.) First Mennonite Church and Mennonite Church Eastern Canada are promoting “welcome signs” with... Read More
March 8, 2017 | God at work in the World | Dave Rogalsky
The potent Trump phenomenon is rippling around the globe and Mennonites in southern Manitoba are not immune. Waves of mostly Somali asylum seekers, driven in part by fear of... Read More
March 8, 2017 | God at work in the World | Will Braun
What are the risks and rewards for people who choose a life on the farm? Young Voices spoke with three young Canadian Mennonites who work in agriculture to find out. Jedidiah... Read More
March 8, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Finding a new church to belong to can be difficult. Just ask Katrina Woelk. Woelk grew up at Emmanuel Mennonite Church in Winkler, Man., but now lives in Winnipeg, where she is... Read More
March 8, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, where about 100,000 people are facing starvation, says a United Nations release dated February 20, 2017. In addition, a further... Read More
March 7, 2017 | Web First |
Settled in their new home in New Hamburg, Ont., Lee Reh and Pheh Meh constantly think of family members still in Ban Mai Nai Soi Refugee Camp in Thailand who the couple and their... Read More
March 7, 2017 | Web First | Ferne Burkhardt
For Nathan and Taryn Dirks, ministry in Gaborone, Botswana, is all about relationships. But ministry by relationship is hard to measure, so they’ve creatively translated some of... Read More
March 7, 2017 | Web First | Deborah Froese with files from Nathan Dirks
Nora Marleni Martínez of Metapan, El Salvador, is in the first group of students in a regional Peace and Justice Institute program of the Seminario Anabautista Latinoamericano (... Read More
March 7, 2017 | Web First | Kelsey Hochstetler

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