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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
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

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