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“It’s taken us four hundred years to get to here,” said Drew Hart at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate’s 2017 Spiritual Emphasis Week, held over three days in late September 2017. The... Read More
October 16, 2017 | Web First | Dave Rogalsky
It’s harvest time on the Prairies for farmers on their combines, and this year for members of Mennonite Church Saskatchewan as they met for their second Refresh, Refocus, Renew... Read More
October 4, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Hoffnungsfelder Mennonite Church has a new name. Now known as Fields of Hope Mennonite Church, the congregation once met in three neighbouring communities: Glenbush, Rabbit Lake... Read More
October 4, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Twelve years ago, Conrad Grebel University College planted a black walnut tree and erected a sign marking the 200th anniversary of the arrival in 1805 of the first Mennonite... Read More
October 4, 2017 | God at work in the World | Dave Rogalsky
“Walk the talk of nation to nation. Implement the declaration!” More than a hundred people chanted these words as they walked for Indigenous rights in Winnipeg, situated on Treaty... Read More
October 4, 2017 | God at work in the World | Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe
Like Canada, China is facing an aging population. There is a growing need for elder-care homes, as families shift away from the cultural norm of taking care of their aging loved... Read More
October 4, 2017 | God at work in the World | Anita Bergen, Cameron Nicolle
At Conrad Grebel University College, parents of prospective peace and conflict studies (PACS) students often ask, “What kind of job will my child get after graduation?” What we... Read More
October 4, 2017 | Focus On Education | Kelly Brown
Mennonite institutions endure based on the hard work and dedication of those who believe in their impact on individuals and the broader community. On Jan. 31, 2018, Rockway... Read More
October 4, 2017 | Focus On Education | David Lobe
Ten graduate students, including five Canadian Mennonite University students, gathered on the campus of Bluffton University for a week in August for the fourth annual... Read More
October 4, 2017 | Focus On Education |
I graduated from Mennonite Collegiate Institute (MCI) in Gretna, Man., in 2016, and it is where I first learned to be vulnerable. Vulnerability is exposure, letting our true self... Read More
October 4, 2017 | Focus On Education | Isaac Schlegel
In addition to faculty and staff, student council members can play a key role in shaping campus life at colleges and universities. By advocating for their peers, planning social... Read More
October 4, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Gil Dueck doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all plan for how churches can better engage with the young adults in their congregations, but he has some ideas. While questions about “how... Read More
October 4, 2017 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Haiti Osa Jonmarits and his family were awakened in the middle of the night as water rushed into their mud-and-stone house on the mountains of La Chapelle, Haiti, and covered them... Read More
October 3, 2017 | Web First |
Should hymns be sung in their original form or should they be updated? This is a more complicated question than it may seem. Take “Be Thou My Vision,” for instance. Hymnal... Read More
October 3, 2017 | Web First | Katie Graber
More than 20,000 people attended the annual Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) British Columbia Festival for World Relief over two days in mid-September at the Abbotsford TRADEX,... Read More
October 3, 2017 | Web First |
Serving communion at the 16th Biennial Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) was a profoundly humbling experience for Willard Metzger. “I felt as though... Read More
October 3, 2017 | Web First | Deborah Froese
As the General Board of Mennonite Church Canada anticipates potential change following the Special Assembly, we are reminded of things done, and not done. We are deeply aware of... Read More
September 29, 2017 | Web First | Mennonite Church Canada General Board
After 71 years of faithful service, Riverdale Mennonite Church closed its doors on Aug. 31, 2017. The building is being taken over by the Berean Community Church, which assumed... Read More
September 20, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
Imagine deciding on Saturday that you want to begin a new congregation the next day. Then add to that the plan to meet outdoors in Canada on the Sunday between Christmas and New... Read More
September 20, 2017 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
Bill C-262 is a big deal. So big, that some are taking up a fast in the days leading up to the bill’s debate in the House of Commons. One of those people is Steve Heinrichs. As... Read More
September 20, 2017 | God at work in the World | Deborah Froese
Summer camp is a great experience for many children. For participants in Raise the Peace Camp, it is an opportunity to have fun while learning about peacebuilding. Raise the Peace... Read More
September 20, 2017 | God at work in the World | Donna Schulz
After 23 good years as a teacher and principal, Cheryl Braun asked herself a simple question: “What does the last part of my career look like?” Would she stay the course or risk... Read More
September 20, 2017 | God at work in Us | Will Braun
Why is God so silent? Why doesn’t God hear the prayers and stop the endless suffering of believers? These are the questions that lie behind the title of Martin Scorsese’s epic... Read More
September 20, 2017 | Artbeat | Vic Thiessen
Despite Menno Simons’ significant influence in northern Europe during Anabaptism’s infancy in the 16th century, and his name living on by having the Mennonite church named after... Read More
September 20, 2017 | Artbeat | Amy Dueckman
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

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