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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 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
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 | God at work in the World | 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 | Artbeat | Beth Downey Sawatzky
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 | Artbeat | Donna Schulz
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 | Artbeat | Amy Dueckman
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 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
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 | Young Voices | Andrew Brown
Holy Spirit fire dances in Bercy Mundedi's eyes. It sets aflame the ministries to which she has been called—the most recent being to lead the Kalonda Bible Institute in Democratic... Read More
August 23, 2016 | Web First | Lynda Hollinger-Janzen
By the time Feryal arrived at a camp for displaced people in Iraq’s northern Ninewa Governorate, she had little desire to leave the security of the tent she shared with her... Read More
August 23, 2016 | Web First | Marla Pierson Lester
God is at work and the gospel is alive in our cities, towns and communities. This is the message Marty Troyer wants to share in his new book, The Gospel Next Door , released by... Read More
August 23, 2016 | Web First | Ardell Stauffer
A conversation about the needs and issues facing military veterans has been arising in an unexpected place this year: the halls of Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS). The dialogue... Read More
August 23, 2016 | Web First | Walt Wiltschek with Lauren Jefferson
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 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Hundreds of friends from near and far attended Wideman Mennonite Church‘s 200th-anniversary celebrations over the July 23-24 weekend. It was a culmination of special activities... Read More
August 10, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Joanna Reesor-McDowell
Mennonite Foundation of Canada (MFC) will change its name to Abundance Canada in October. The decision to rebrand follows 18 months of market analysis, survey research,... Read More
August 10, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Jess Huxman
“We are not living in the 16th century, and whatever is called Anabaptism today inevitably looks and sounds quite different,” said Paul Martens during a recent talk entitled “Neo-... Read More
August 10, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Henry Neufeld
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 | God at work in the World | Will Braun
George and Jake are great friends George, 3, is a child who attends Southview Child Care, located in the First Mennonite Church building. Jake Baergen is a member of First... Read More
August 10, 2016 | God at work in Us | Fran Aarnoutse
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 | Artbeat | Dick Benner
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 | Artbeat | Deborah Froese
“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 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
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 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Manitoba became home to another world record on July 31, 2016, when 139 antique threshing machines harvested a field simultaneously for 15 minutes at the 62nd Manitoba Threshermen... Read More
August 10, 2016 | Back Page | Shaylyn McMahon
The Ripple Effect Education (TREE), a peace education initiative based out of the Frank and Helen Epp Peace Incubator in the MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement on the campus of... Read More
August 9, 2016 | Web First |
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 | Web First | Dave Rogalsky
The first Mennonites arrived in Brazil in 1930, coming as refugees from Russia/Ukraine, where their property, churches and schools were taken over by the state during the Stalin... Read More
August 6, 2016 | Web First | Peter Siemens and Gladys Siemens

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