Watch: Mailboxes and church membership

August 2, 2019 | Web First
Aaron Epp | Online Media Manager
Kyle Penner explores his church's approach to membership requirements for volunteer involvement during a presentation at Canadian Mennonite University this past May. (Photo courtesy of YouTube)

What do you do when (1) your church has a rule that people need to be members in order to volunteer in leadership positions, (2) you have an increasing number of people attending your church, (3) these new people aren’t interested in becoming members, but (4) they are still committed to the church and want to get involved?

That’s the question pastor Kyle Penner of Grace Mennonite Church in Steinbach, Man. explores in the video below.

Filmed at an ecumenical conference at Canadian Mennonite University earlier this year, Penner’s humourous presentation outlines the conclusion his church has come to: 

“If you consider yourself an active part of our church, you can serve.”

But how does Grace Mennonite define those people who consider themselves an active part of the church?

Watch the video to find out.

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Kyle Penner explores his church's approach to membership requirements for volunteer involvement during a presentation at Canadian Mennonite University this past May. (Photo courtesy of YouTube)

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