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One of the highlights of Mennonite Church Canada’s assemblies are the times of worship and spiritual enrichment. The theme of Assembly 2016 (July 6-9), God~Faith-People, is... Read More
July 4, 2016 | Web First |
Bryan Moyer Suderman released a new CD, I’m Glad You’re Here: Songs of Hope and Struggle , on May 6, 2016, in Stouffville, Ont. The concert was also a fundraiser for the “Welcome... Read More
June 30, 2016 | Web First | Dave Rogalsky
Six women and six men from across North America have been chosen to serve on the committee for the new song collection for Mennonite churches planned for release in 2020. The... Read More
June 30, 2016 | Web First |
The 2016 Michael Sattler Peace Prize has been awarded to the Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN) and EYN’s “Christian and Muslim Peace Initiative” (CAMPI), founded in 2010 with... Read More
June 30, 2016 | Web First |
This online supplement accompanies the feature, “ The lucky struggle ,” about workers in the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP). Disposable workers: The case... Read More
June 28, 2016 | Web First | Will Braun
Raising awareness and funds for the ongoing demands of the global refugee crisis was the goal of a “ration meal” lunch hosted by Canadian Foodgrains Bank at Sam’s Place in... Read More
June 28, 2016 | God at work in the World | Beth Downey Sawatzky
Take almost 200 mostly Mennonite peacebuilders from around the world, bring them together for four days in June 2016, at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, liberally... Read More
June 28, 2016 | God at work in the World | Dave Rogalsky
The way Ross Shantz remembers it, his father Ward contacted his buddies from the Second World War conscientious objector camp at Montreal River and they began the New Hamburg... Read More
June 28, 2016 | God at work in the World | Dave Rogalsky
The auction began. Among the crowds in Coaldale for the annual Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Alberta Relief Sale on June 10 and 11, stood two Syrian men whose families had... Read More
June 28, 2016 | God at work in the World | Rose Klassen
The rain that fell on the morning of June 18 didn’t stop a group of walkers from making a three-kilometre trek in support of the upcoming World Refugee Day. Starting out from the... Read More
June 28, 2016 | God at work in the World | Amy Dueckman
“This is our first kick at the cat,” quips Rosthern Junior College (RJC) principal Jim Epp. Nevertheless, he is confident his school’s new integrated learning program will be “a... Read More
June 28, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Popular wisdom suggests the way to deal with mental health issues is to talk them through. Pete McAdams, an uncomplicated, 43-year-old, Hutterite long-distance cyclist, has... Read More
June 28, 2016 | God at work in Us | Will Braun
Jonas Cornelsen jokes that, at the age of 22, he’s retired. While most of his peers are looking to start their careers, the Winnipeg native and recent university graduate moved to... Read More
June 28, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
What is the real cost of the things we buy? That’s the question I asked myself during Uprooted, a three-week learning tour for young adults through Mexico, Guatemala and Arizona... Read More
June 28, 2016 | Young Voices | Andrew Brown
In a land that closely resembles the place Jesus lived more than 2,000 years ago, his words still prove true. The people of Sidi, Burkina Faso, plant their fields with the tools... Read More
June 20, 2016 | Web First |
After 10 days of walking, I come to a small town in Spain called Belorado. The day before, I had walked a gruelling 31 kilometres up and down hills, in warm and sunny spring... Read More
June 20, 2016 | Web First | Alvin Thiessen
The history of Youth Farm Bible Camp is, in no small sense, the history of Mennonite Church Saskatchewan. In the early 1940s, the Mennonite Youth Society began holding retreats at... Read More
June 15, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Hope Mennonite Fellowship withdrew its membership from Mennonite Church Saskatchewan effective April 30, 2016. Several years ago, members became concerned by what they saw as a... Read More
June 15, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Forty Mennonite Church Manitoba clergy attended the area church’s biennial “Healthy boundaries” seminar, held this year at Carman Mennonite Church. Led this spring by clinical... Read More
June 15, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Beth Downey Sawatzky
Participants at the Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta spring conference, held on April 30, 2016, at Holyrood Mennonite Church, Edmonton, spent time “Rethinking Mennonite... Read More
June 15, 2016 | God at work in the World | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
Growing up in an immigrant family prepared Betty Pries to see God’s presence in the struggles of life. Her grandmother’s “story-based faith” came to her through stories from... Read More
June 15, 2016 | God at work in Us | Eastern Canada Correspondent
Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Faculty of Music with a concert on April 3, 2016, that featured the premiere of works by two composers with... Read More
June 15, 2016 | Artbeat | Dave Rogalsky
Two Canadian Mennonite women, one a pastor and the other a professor, introduced their new book, Daughters in the House of Jacob: A Memoir of Migration, at the Mennonite Heritage... Read More
June 15, 2016 | Artbeat | Amy Dueckman
Some teachers want their lessons to run smoothly, but not Benjamin Weber. “I like a healthy amount of chaos,” says Weber, 29, who teaches the youth Sunday school class at Stirling... Read More
June 15, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
“Watching great films is a very spiritual experience for me,” says Paul Plett. “It hits a tuning fork in [my] heart and my whole soul reverberates.” The 30-year-old, who attends... Read More
June 15, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp

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