Mennonite Church Manitoba Update
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

UPDATED: Thank Water Protectors Special Service: Sunday, August 22, 2PMJoin Hope Mennonite’s Justice Team in one of three simultaneous services as we give gratitude to Water Protectors who are defending waters and wild rice beds in Minnesota from the Line 3 pipeline expansion.  Each service will include prayers, songs, a scripture reading, and actions: TD...

August 19, 2021August 19, 2021by
Mennonite Church Manitoba Update
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Anishnaabe leader Winona Laduke says, “Wild rice is, well sort of a gift, which is amazing. There is no cultivation, just a care for the lakes, and a careful prayer.” See the full article: https://www.honorearth.org/a_pipeline_runs_through_it_new_article Save the date August 22, 2:00 – 2:45 and Join Hope Mennonite’s Justice Team in one of three simultaneous services by...

August 12, 2021August 12, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

We wish to recognize and offer our sincere blessings to the following pastors who are retiring this summer: Kathy Koop, First Mennonite, and Harold Peters-Fransen, Elim Mennonite Church. Pastoral ministry is relational work that is rooted in Christ’s love for the world and MCM is deeply appreciative for all its Pastors that serve in Christ’s name....

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

MCM Staff Connecting with Congregations MCM Leadership Staff are always happy to connect with congregations through preaching, Sunday School classes, or other special events. Upcoming dates include:August 1:   Michael Pahl preaching at Douglas Mennonite Church                  Rick Neufeld preaching at Morden Mennonite ChurchAugust 29: Dorothy Fontaine preaching at...

July 28, 2021July 28, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Connect with Woven – Mennonite Women in Manitoba Visit the Woven page on the MCM website to find contact information for this community of Mennonite Women in Manitoba. Goal number one: “Listen to the voices and experiences of women.” Nationwide service shared by Foothills Mennonite Church – July 18 Foothills Mennonite Church shares a service from Calgary,...

July 15, 2021July 15, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Kyle Penner called to help with vaccine hesitancy Associate Pastor at Grace Mennonite in Steinbach, Kyle has stepped up to become a public spokesperson for encouraging vaccine uptake. This has made him the target of a lot of hateful communication, much of it from other Christians. Pray for Kyle and his family. Read the CBC article...

July 8, 2021July 8, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

We join our siblings in Mennonite Church Saskatchewan as they lament 751 unmarked graves Read the letter and list of potential actions here. INDIGENOUS-SETTLER RELATIONS Bill C-15 reaches Royal Assent! Bill C-15, An Act regarding the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, received Royal Assent on June 21, 2021, National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is...

July 1, 2021July 1, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Indonesia 2022 – Young Adults are ready to visit your congregation. Read the letter from Kathy G. A group of young adults are ready to lead in parts of worship in your service. In return, they hope to invite support for attendence at MWC Gathering – Indonesia 2022.The letter. Laura Funk Ordination Together with Hope...

June 25, 2021June 25, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

How should we be and do church after Covid? Michael Pahl has created a resource to help you think about congregational life as Covid restrictions ease. Find the .pdf document on our Covid Updates page. Deep Calls to Deep Guided Meditation Retreat  Join MCM Spiritual Director in Residence, Laura Funk, in a one day retreat focused...

June 17, 2021June 17, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Mennonite Church Canada joins MCBC in lament of children’s remains discovered at residential school As regional and nationwide church communities we grieve together with all the families and all those who have been impacted by the news of these deaths. We pray for all those who have memories and scars from their time in residential schools...

June 10, 2021June 10, 2021by