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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

MDS Canada calling for volunteers to help with B.C. flood clean-up Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) Canada is calling for volunteers to help with cleaning out homes in Princeton, B.C. following the catastrophic flood that hit that town in mid-November. Read the full MDS News Release on the MCBC site. Photo from Richard Thiessen Our Ministry Together...

November 24, 2021November 24, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Prepare the Way! An Advent Celebration at Assiniboia December 4, 2021. 1:00pm-4:00pmIncluding: singing from Voices Together with Paul Dueck and his harp, Advent reflection time, Advent craft for all ages, time to enjoy camp – walk, tour, etc; Weihnachts Tütten (treat bags). Full vaccination and registration required. Donations will be gratefully accepted. Email Janet at jpeters@mennochurch.mb.ca or register online at campswithmeaning.org...

November 18, 2021November 18, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Prepare the Way! Advent Afternoon @ AssiniboiaYou are invited to bring your friends and family to Camp Assiniboia for an afternoon of harp music, singing, drama, and more. Saturday, Dec. 4th, 1 pm – 4 pm. More info to follow soon. Mennonite Church Manitoba invites applications for the full-time “Director of Mission Engagement” position. Visit...

November 11, 2021November 11, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Changes in MCM staffing reflect renewed commitments Members of Mennonite Church Manitoba congregations will notice some changes to MCM staffing as we head into 2022. Read the whole article. New Position: Director of Mission Engagement job opportunity posted. MCM Staff in the congregations Dorothy Fontaine November 7: Charleswood Mennonite Michael Pahl Nov 14: preaching at First Mennonite Dec...

November 4, 2021November 4, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Rick Neufeld announces retirement Rick Neufeld, Director of Leadership Ministries, has announced that he will retire effective March 31, 2022. Rick has been in this position for 6.5 years and has served in pastoral ministry within MCM for 34 years. We are grateful for his many years of service to the churches and pastors of...

October 27, 2021October 27, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Good conversations in the Menno Office (online) University students are invited to join in the conversations hosted by Mark von Kampen at the Menno Office online and at the U of M (Inter-Mennonite Chaplaincy Association). This week they are tackling a timely issue:“In the context of a conversation between Anabaptism and Evangelicalism, we’re exploring themes...

October 20, 2021October 20, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Pray for our listening circle Representatives from MCM churches are gathering via Zoom for a listening circle this Saturday, October 16, hearing from each other the different ways we have discerned the Spirit’s leading around questions of LGBTQ+ recognition and inclusion. Pray for a spirit of humility and grace among participants, and that this event...

October 13, 2021October 13, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

MCM Launches Renewed Focus on Congregational Health At its fall retreat, the Mennonite Church Manitoba board committed MCM to a renewed focus on the congregational health of its 38 member churches. This includes a new job title for Kathy Giesbrecht: Director of Congregational Ministries.Read the article. Learn more on the new Congregational Ministries page. New Public Health...

October 7, 2021October 7, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

MMIWG2S Honouring and Awareness Day October 4. Join a vigil in honour of Manitoba Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit and their families at the MMIWG2S monument at the Forks (near the Oodena Circle) running from 4:30pm – 5:30pm Monday October 4.  INDIGENOUS-SETTLER RELATIONS National Day for Truth and Reconciliation an opportunity for church...

September 29, 2021September 29, 2021by
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Woven ( Mennonite Women MB) Kick Off their new Woven Wednesday Series, entitled Faith: Yours, Mine and Ours, on Wednesday Sept. 29th at 8pm. We invite MCM women to join with our guests, Margie Hildebrand and Marika Veith, in exploration of the images of God we’ve held, hold and hope for.  Hosted by Kathy Giesbrecht,...

September 23, 2021September 23, 2021by