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Sometimes bridges built between faith communities are quite literally dramatic. Donna Entz, Mennonite Church Alberta’s community outreach worker who strives to build better... Read More
September 20, 2017 | Artbeat | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
One of the biggest events in Winnipeg in recent months was the 2017 Canada Summer Games. From July 28 to Aug. 13, 2017, 4,000 young athletes from across the country competed in a... Read More
September 20, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
When Sarah Moesker began asking herself how she could deepen her faith, living in an Anglican convent for almost a year was the answer. Moesker, a student at Canadian Mennonite... Read More
September 20, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
“Our Anabaptist history is intrinsically tied to migration, and so is our Christian story,” says Saulo Padilla, immigration education coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee (... Read More
September 20, 2017 | Back Page | Danielle Gonzales and Karla Braun
A 16-page sampler of the new Mennonite worship and song collection is available for free congregational download. Called the “Great Day of Singing,” the sampler is designed as a... Read More
September 19, 2017 | Web First |
Living in Toronto for 46 years, Mary Groh was increasingly surrounded by a multicultural society. As an active member of Danforth Mennonite Church there, following the closure of... Read More
September 19, 2017 | Web First |
Everyone needs a home where families are safe and secure, where their basic needs are met, where they can come and go freely, and where they can imagine a future. But that is not... Read More
September 19, 2017 | Web First | Laura Kalmar
He was known as southern Africa’s Billy Graham. His name was Nicholas Bhengu, and he was an evangelist with the Assemblies of God in South Africa from the 1940s until his death in... Read More
September 18, 2017 | Web First | John Longhurst
At the same time that Tropical Storm Harvey was making landfall in Texas, people in Bangladesh, India and Nepal were experiencing devastating floods that have left millions of... Read More
September 8, 2017 | Web First | Hannah Heinzekehr
Next month, those gathered at Mennonite Church Canada’s special delegate assembly will make major decisions about the structure of the church based on proposals from the Future... Read More
September 6, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Members of the Emerging Voices Initiative (EVI) are hoping that financial assistance and special events aimed specifically at high school students will encourage youth to attend... Read More
September 6, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Planning Special Assembly 2017 worship might be a daunting task, but with the right team—and the right music—the spirit of the event will follow people home. With that idea in... Read More
September 6, 2017 | Artbeat | Deborah Froese
This recipe is a family favourite for Ken and Willa Reddig and was regularly served in Willa’s home when she was growing up in the 1950s and 60s. While on their honeymoon, 50... Read More
September 6, 2017 | Web First | Ken Reddig
“Next to food as a gift from God . . . song pulls us together.” With these words, Harry Lafond welcomed singers, dancers and audience members to a very special concert. Muskeg... Read More
September 6, 2017 | God at work in the World | Donna Schulz
When a child learns, communities benefit and lives change. From Afghanistan to Canada, and Bangladesh to Burkina Faso, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is promoting education in... Read More
September 6, 2017 | God at work in the World | Rachel Bergen
A large group of family members and friends gathered in Markham, Ont., on March 18 to remember the life of Harold Reesor, who died at the age of 86, six days previous. Although... Read More
September 6, 2017 | God at work in Us | Joanna Reesor-McDowell
When members of Eigenheim Mennonite Church realized it had been 25 years since the church’s centennial, they decided it was time for another celebration. To mark the congregation’... Read More
September 6, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
When Ken Roth retired, he was looking for a hobby that would be creative, be a blessing to himself and others, and needn’t be profitable. A member of East Zorra Mennonite Church... Read More
September 6, 2017 | Artbeat | Dave Rogalsky
For Living Hope Christian Fellowship of Surrey, hosting Karen refugees from Burma is not a movie plot, it’s reality. Beginning in 2006, Karen refugees started moving into low-... Read More
September 6, 2017 | Web First | Amy Dueckman
Episcopalian priest Michael Spurlock has a problem. His diocese has ordered him to oversee the closing of the dying All Saints Church in Tennessee, but then a group of Karen... Read More
September 6, 2017 | Artbeat | Amy Dueckman
The Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) assessment team moved deeper into the devastating footprint of Hurricane Harvey on August 31, 2017, as they visited the town of Bloomington,... Read More
September 2, 2017 | Web First |
A name change, effective immediately, heralds a time of direction-setting for the former North American Vietnamese Mennonite Fellowship. From June 30 to July 1, 2017, the... Read More
August 23, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
While many congregations are shuttering or repurposing their education wings, Leamington United Mennonite Church built a whole new addition in 2011, replacing a 1959 building that... Read More
August 23, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
Oliver Friesen’s face lights up when he talks about history. “There’s something about the past,” he says. “It’s alive and so interesting.” For the past two summers Friesen has... Read More
August 23, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Camp Moose Lake, one of Mennonite Church Manitoba’s three Camps with Meaning (CwM) locations, has been sold to the Division Scolaire Franco-Manitobaine. Possession date for the... Read More
August 23, 2017 | God at work in the Church |

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