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Missions is not a very popular word in some circles these days, but when Masaki Higashiguchi visited Emmanuel Mennonite Church in Abbotsford, B.C., on Oct. 30, 2016, it was a... Read More
December 7, 2016 | God at work in Us | Barb Draper
If self-confessed “marriage geek” Katherine Willis Pershey knows one thing after 14 years of marriage, it’s that couples bound together in a sacred covenant need more than cheery... Read More
December 7, 2016 | Artbeat | Kelley Hughes
Nolan Kehler knows a thing or two about music. In addition to studying vocal performance at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, the 22-year-old works part-time as an AM... Read More
December 7, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
For Winnipeg artist Megan Krause, painting is a process of problem solving. “I never plan a piece ahead of time. Not anymore, anyway,” the 32-year-old says. “It’s all intuitively... Read More
December 7, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Digna Macias remembers clinging to a door frame in her home in Manta, Ecuador, while the walls fell around her last April following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the... Read More
December 6, 2016 | Web First | Rachel Bergen
Twenty-five years ago, Michel Monette was selling encyclopaedias door to door seven days a week. One of his fellow salesmen, a Mennonite Brethren man, would take Sundays off to go... Read More
December 6, 2016 | Web First | Dave Rogalsky
Hundreds of concerned American citizens gathered peacefully to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline and pray on Nov 26, 2016. At the same time, dozens more gathered at Home Street... Read More
December 6, 2016 | Web First | Beth Downey Sawatzky
The Amish in Ontario are a diverse group, explained Fred Lichti at the fall meeting of the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario, held on Oct. 15, 2016, at Milverton Mennonite... Read More
November 30, 2016 | Web First | Barb Draper
English is still the dominant language in Mennonite Church Canada as a whole, but worship also happens every Sunday in Cantonese, Lao, Tigrinya, Oromo and 14 other languages... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Will Braun
As Lucy Roca was leaving Colombia for her safety and that of her family 12 years ago, the Colombian national church commissioned her to establish Spanish-speaking congregations in... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
The little church that was home to the New Church Society of Rosthern for more than a century has a new home beside the Mennonite Heritage Museum on the Rosthern Junior College (... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
With titles such as “Don’t be a culture monkey” and “I saw an orange glow on the horizon,” participants at Mennonite Church Saskatchewan’s annual Equipping Day had a difficult... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Since Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) issued its final report in 2015, denominations and congregations across the country have wrestled with how to respond in... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the World | Donna Schulz
During the First World War (1914-18), some citizens of Berlin, Ont., grew uncomfortable with their city’s name. At war with the Germans, they did not want to be identified as... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the World | Dave Rogalsky
Peter Kehler, long-time Mennonite missionary, pastor and church worker of Abbotsford, B.C., died Oct. 5, surrounded by his family. He was 89. Kehler was born in St. Anne, Man., on... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in Us | Amy Dueckman
What do popular films like Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark have to do with the Bible? Gary Yamasaki explores this question by identifying the filmmaking principles... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Artbeat | Amy Dueckman
Old behaviour influenced the music on singer-songwriter Anna Wiebe’s latest musical release, New Behaviour . The 24-year-old folk-pop songstress based in Guelph, Ont., partially... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
From 2011 to 2013, I was a resident of the Menno Simons Centre, a not-for-profit student residence located near the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. At Menno, I... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Young Voices | Thomas Bergen
“God is helping us take apart what was, in order to build something new, so that we can engage the world in more effective ways,” says Keith Regehr confidently. Regehr is the... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Web First | Deborah Froese
“It is all of us together that make Mennonite Central Committee [MCC] breathe,” said Eileen Klassen Hamm, and each element of MCC Saskatchewan’s “encounter” and annual general... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Web First | Donna Schulz
Members of the new Mennonite Worship and Song Committee met for the first time Sept. 22 to 25, 2016, at Park View Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Va. A new collection of worship... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Web First | Deborah Froese, with MennoMedia files
“Every transition is an invitation to journey with God,” is how Cindy Wallace ended each session with the women attending the annual Mennonite Church Saskatchewan women’s retreat... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Web First | Lois Siemens
“Who is MC B.C.? What kind of family are we and what kind of family do we want to be?” These questions were posed by Garry Janzen, executive minister of Mennonite Church British... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Amy Dueckman
Donna Entz, an outreach worker for Mennonite Church Alberta, has many friends in the North Edmonton communities in which she lives and works. Manna Ali, a member of the Somali... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
Selfies just might be God’s idea. Remember, you are smarter than your smartphone. What if virtue went viral? With these three ideas front and centre, David Balzer, assistant... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky

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