Mennonite Church Manitoba Update
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

MCM (Online) Gathering 2021 – March 6 – Save the date! Delegates (and friends, all are welcome) will gather around our shared MCM and MC Canada ministries from 9:00-12:30 on March 6. More info coming soon. Mennonite Church Canada annual report available online Mennonite Church Canada’s annual report, “Looking Back on 2020,” is available through CommonWord at https://www.commonword.ca/ResourceView/83/10101. A one-page...

January 14, 2021January 14, 2021by
Mennonite Church Manitoba Update
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Mennonite Church Manitoba invites applications for two positions:Financial Services Assistant (.75 FTE) and Administrative Assistant (0.5 FTE) to start ca. February 1, 2021. These job descriptions are posted on the Mennonite Church Manitoba website. Please submit application letter and resume to Peter Rempel, Interim Administrator, at office@mennochurch.mb.ca by January 20 (extended deadline).  Mennonite Church Canada annual...

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

The Mennonite Church Manitoba/Camps with Meaning staff wish you a blessed Christmas and a joyful New Year! An Advent Reflection For all that 2020 has brought; both suffering & grace, weakness & resiliency, solitude & reunion, we give thanks.  For as the flames of advent remind us – hope, peace, joy and love have broken...

December 24, 2020December 24, 2020by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

An Advent Reflection Along with my usual Advent candles, cookies and C.Ds, this year has also held another meaningful ‘c’. As part of the MCM Youth Ministers Fellowship, I have participated in Zoom Room Examen Prayer Circles.  I discovered this space to be a most welcomed addition to my 2020. Together we have sat with...

December 17, 2020December 17, 2020by
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An Advent Reflection They were on their way to Bethlehem, maybe a family gathering, maybe trying to avoid a family gathering… but they had Christmas by themselves, no choice. Immediate family… with animals in the house. Gifts delivered… maybe a bit late. Ours to appreciate this year.Darryl Neustaedter Barg – Director of Communications Gift cards from CommonWord are...

December 10, 2020December 10, 2020by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Music for Advent/Christmas online services “Where Shepherds Lately Knelt” is a Christmas song virtually recorded by the Faith and Life Male Choir. To view it, click on the image or on this link. The publisher of this song has given permission for free use of this song in your service. An Advent Reflection From time to time, I...

December 3, 2020December 3, 2020by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Support the winter clothing drive for Island Lake Anishinew Nation.Washed and gently used clothing items can be contactlessly dropped off at 264 Langside, Winnipeg until December 10. Cesar Flores, a young adult at Home Street Mennonite is supporting this First Nations Waste Minimization Project (search them on Facebook), which is shipping these items on behalf...

November 26, 2020November 26, 2020by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

On the Eve – Annual MCM Youth Peace Witness Gathering 2020 – Video Enjoy this brief montage of the On the Eve online event. Note all the young people who are committing to pay attention to our history of commitments to and with indigenous peoples.Click on the image or this link to watch the video. Inter-Mennonite Chaplaincy...

November 19, 2020November 19, 2020by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Mennonite Church Canada congregations donate $40,000 to Mennonite World Conference’s COVID-19 relief fund     Since the spring, our nationwide community of faith we has raised over $40,000 for MWC’s Global Church Sharing Fund to help our sister churches around the world who struggle to meet basic needs due to pandemic-response measures in their countries. We reached 80 per cent of our goal to match Mennonite Church Canada’s...

November 12, 2020November 12, 2020by
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Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

MCM Youth Peace Witness Event 2020 Edition is happening on Nov. 11 7pm.  Gathering in on Zoom we will engage in: worship, storytelling, snack showcasing and signage creation.  Entitled ‘Remembering …..our Resolves’, we will hear Esther Epp Tiessen, Matthew Veith and Steve Heinrichs reflect upon their work with the newly released Anthology ‘Be it Resolved’.  Contact...

November 5, 2020November 5, 2020by