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Millions of people will never pick up a book or magazine about Mennonites or enter any Mennonite church. But they will drop in anonymously to the Third Way website (thirdway.com)... Read More
January 10, 2017 | Web First |
In an ironic coincidence, ugly graffiti was sprayed on the outside wall of Edmonton First Mennonite Church the same day that teenagers from a local junior-high school painted a... Read More
December 21, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
Tales of families separated through war and later reunited through letters 60 years ago were featured at the Mennonite Historical Society of B.C.’s fall fundraiser. The program,... Read More
December 21, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Amy Dueckman
The Oromo Christian Fellowship, which was established in 2004 and changed its name to Oromo Evangelical Church of Ottawa in 2010, has applied for emerging church status in... Read More
December 21, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Eastern Canada Correspondent
“I don’t know if it’s sunk in entirely, but it’s been a good experience so far.” That’s Charlie Clark’s assessment of his first weeks as the new mayor of Saskatoon. He admits... Read More
December 21, 2016 | God at work in the World | Donna Schulz
In an attempt to secure the future of the Salam Medical Centre, which he founded in a town some 25 kilometres north of Cairo, Egypt, Dr. Freddy Elbaiady, has embarked on a... Read More
December 21, 2016 | God at work in the World | Dick Benner
A presentation by Timothy Epp on the enduring relationship between blacks and Mennonites quickly morphed into a time of sharing and storytelling by members of the two communities... Read More
December 21, 2016 | God at work in the World | Ruth Marlene Friesen
From seafaring cowboy to Christian book publisher, Ken Schwartzentruber embraced life and adventure with a hands-on attitude and a commitment to God. Born to the late Allen and... Read More
December 21, 2016 | God at work in Us | Deborah Froese and Kelsey Hochstetler
The 40th-anniversary edition of the More-with-Less cookbook, with its many full-page photographs, has an updated and more sophisticated look. Rather than simple black-and-white... Read More
December 21, 2016 | Artbeat | Barb Draper
Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) professor Paul Doerksen launched a new collection of essays, Take and Read: Reflecting Theologically on Books , at McNally-Robinson Booksellers... Read More
December 21, 2016 | Artbeat | Beth Downey Sawatzky
This is a critical time in the world. From environmental threats like the Kinder Morgan pipeline, to the troubling rhetoric coming out of the United States after Donald Trump’s... Read More
December 21, 2016 | Young Voices | Brandi Friesen Thorpe
Jared Redekop has seen and done a lot in just over a year of working as a spiritual health practitioner at the Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg. One experience that most sticks out... Read More
December 21, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
A film produced by the Mennonite Heritage Centre (MHC) Archives about conscientious objectors (COs) is garnering significant attention. CBC recently aired The Last Objectors on... Read More
December 20, 2016 | Web First | Deborah Froese
Florence Cressman Kreider was a friend to both Jews and Palestinians, and she sought to spread peace wherever she traveled. The former mission worker died Nov. 1, 2016, in... Read More
December 20, 2016 | Web First | Wil LaVeist
“Why are there three Mennonite organizations working on refugee support in the Kitchener- Waterloo area?” was the question being answered at a Nov. 29, 2016, meeting at 50 Kent... Read More
December 20, 2016 | Web First | Dave Rogalsky
For five days last October, intense rainfall caused severe flooding along Colombia’s Pacific coast in the Chocó area, seriously damaging the homes of more than 20,000 people... Read More
December 20, 2016 | Web First | Rachel Bergen
Faced with a funding crisis, sliding attendance and shifting cultural contexts, the response of Mennonite Church Canada and the five area churches has been a five-year process of... Read More
December 7, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Will Braun
I want to be excited about church. I do not attend regional or national assemblies, but I care deeply about the broader church. I would rather hang out with my boys than attend a... Read More
December 7, 2016 | Web First | Will Braun
“The timeline [for the Future Directions plan] from Saskatoon did not reflect what was possible,” Willard Metzger, executive director of Mennonite Church Canada, told the... Read More
December 7, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
Carol Penner went into ministry to be a “humble tool in God’s tool box—to preach, go to meetings and love people,” like the hammer she brought to the lectern with her. “But,” she... Read More
December 7, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
In October 2016, students arriving at a Christian school in Aleppo, Syria, discovered that a rocket had blown out a portion of a classroom. So many rockets were landing in the... Read More
December 7, 2016 | God at work in the World | Rachel Bergen
Academics, students, independent researchers and lay people alike gathered at the University of Winnipeg in late October 2016 for a global history conference on “Mennonites, land... Read More
December 7, 2016 | God at work in the World | Beth Downey Sawatzky
“In this resolution we are not taking sides between Israel and Palestine,” said Palmer Becker at Mennonite Church Canada’s Assembly 2016. “We support the need for a safe place to... Read More
December 7, 2016 | God at work in the World | Deborah Froese
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

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