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Church planter Mario Marchand responded to being licensed toward ordination on Oct. 16 by reciting his vision for the church in Québec: “Jesus, the centre of faith; the community... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in Us | Dave Rogalsky
Recently, I have become curious about the life of the early church. What did its members believe? What did they preach and what did they practise? More to the point, what did they... Read More
November 2, 2016 | Artbeat | Lorne Brandt
For Johise Namwira, being a student and being an activist go hand in hand. During the 2015-16 school year, the 19-year-old was involved with a variety of different groups on... Read More
November 2, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Two-and-a-half years ago, I took over a long-running column that appears in the Winnipeg Free Press . Each week, I write about a different volunteer in the city. The column is... Read More
November 2, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Comparing Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) to a big tent, Don Peters, the executive director of MCC Canada, described the organization as “the place where the Anabaptist... Read More
November 1, 2016 | Web First | Rachel Bergen
On September 30, 2016, friends and colleagues of Susan Schultz Huxman paid tribute to her time as president of Conrad Grebel University College. She has accepted the presidency of... Read More
October 31, 2016 | Web First | Fred Martin
Emerging Voices Initiative (EVI) is embarking on a fall 2016 workshop tour. This group of concerned young adults hopes to encourage further discussion about the process of... Read More
October 31, 2016 | Web First | Deborah Froese with files from Emerging Voices Initiative
It all started simply enough. In January 1996, Clare Jantzi, worship leader at Valleyview Mennonite Church in London, invited three men from the congregation to sing an introit... Read More
October 29, 2016 | Web First | Victor Fast
On September 28, 2016, Palestinian Christian Jonathan Kuttab spoke to Mennonites gathered for lunch at the Mennonite Central Committee Ontario building in Kitchener, Ont... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Web First |
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 | Web First | Virginia A. Hostetler
As a busy professional engineer and a young father, Calvin Quan’s days are full, yet he is ready and willing to serve as Mennonite Church Canada’s new moderator. Where does he... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the Church |
With special “Menno-poly” Chance cards, five different Monopoly boards scattered throughout Saskatoon and fun team challenges, the Mega Menno Monopoly Rally kick-off got groups... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Kirsten Hamm-Epp
Keith Regehr, a managing partner working in the field of conflict resolution and restorative justice for the L3 Group in Kitchener, Ont., formerly known as Associates Resourcing... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the Church |
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 | God at work in the Church | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
Molly Schaeffer, standing rear, one of this summer’s resident managers, acts as emcee for Camp Koinonia’s 50th-anniversary celebration on Oct. 2, 2016. Close to 150 people... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the Church |
Elaine Hofer and Paul Waldner are members of Green Acres Colony, near Wawanesa, Man. Their Hutterite colony, along with Enes and Fata Muheljic from Wawanesa, worked with Mennonite... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the World | Elaine Hofer
As a young girl in Pennsylvania, where she was born, Janet Ranck’s interest in missions and supportive missions was nurtured by her family. Her father gave a house to the Eastern... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in Us | Doug Snyder
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 | God at work in Us | Dave Rogalsky
The strange case of the Amish beard cutters five years ago thrust a normally quiet American community into the national spotlight. The bizarre attacks seemed so out of character... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Focus On Books & Resources |
If a person has a body that is physically and intellectually disabled, is it ethically right to use technology to keep that body small and childlike so that it is easier to care... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Focus On Books & Resources | Barb Draper
Poetry has always spoken to me. Whether it is the blank verse of Shakespeare, the doubling images of Hebrew scripture, or the lyrics of song, popular or otherwise. But I had not... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Focus On Books & Resources | Dave Rogalsky
Theology, Spirituality All You Need is Love: Honoring the Diversity of Women’s Voices in Theology . Jennifer Castro, ed. Women in Leadership Project, Mennonite Church U.S.A., 2016... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Focus On Books & Resources |
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 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
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 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Step into the fields of Etienne Tiendrébeogo (pictured at right in the bright shirt) in Yé, Burkina Faso, and you’ll notice something striking: large half-moon shapes dug into the... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Back Page | Marla Pierson Lester

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