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Mennonite Church Canada Update

Prayers for Unist’ot’en  Pray for Unist’ot’en Camp where Indigenous peoples are working tirelessly to exercise their jurisdiction as construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline escalates.  The pipeline is being built through Wet’suwet’en territory despite the fact that all five Hereditary Chiefs have unanimously opposed its construction.  Allegra Friesen Epp will be returning to Unist’ot’en from Sept. 16-Oct. 6, as part of...

September 23, 2021September 23, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Canada Update

International Witness Sunday on Oct. 24 focuses on Vision, Hope and Healing Mennonite Church Canada invites congregations across its nationwide community of faith to celebrate International Witness Sunday on October 24, 2021. The focus of this year’s celebration is on experiencing God’s call, drawing inspiration from the Mennonite Church Canada denominational “Vision: Healing and Hope” statement....

September 16, 2021September 16, 2021by
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INDIGENOUS-SETTLER RELATIONS Ongoing struggle in Minnesota against Canadian pipeline development  More than 600 people have been arrested or received citations over protests amid growing opposition to the Line 3, a proposed oil sands pipeline expansion by Enbridge to bring Alberta tar sands oil to Wisconsin, through wetlands and the treaty territory of Anishinaabe peoples, through the Mississippi River headwaters to the shore of Lake Superior. Native American...

September 9, 2021September 9, 2021by
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Amplify! giving voice to what we’ve seen and heard – introducing our theme for the Mennonite Church Canada nationwide youth (gr. 6-12) gathering, July 31- August 4, 2022, at Camp Valaqua, AB. Isaiah 40:3-5 will guide us as we spend time in the tall trees, meeting God in nature and creation: A voice of one calling: “In the wilderness prepare the...

September 2, 2021September 2, 2021by
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Witness in Wet’suwet’en: What Mennonite Church Canada members saw and heard at Unist’ot’en Camp in northern B.C. In our latest interview, Allegra Friesen Epp and Josiah Neufeld share about their experience in Wet’suwet’en territory in northern B.C. this past June, near the planned site of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, and what they believe the church’s role is in supporting Indigenous communities...

August 26, 2021August 26, 2021by
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Mennonite Church Canada Update

Witness in Wet’suwet’en: What Mennonite Church Canada members saw and heard at Unist’ot’en Camp in northern B.C. In our latest interview, Allegra Friesen Epp and Josiah Neufeld share about their experience in Wet’suwet’en territory in northern B.C. this past June, near the planned site of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, and what they believe the church’s role is in supporting Indigenous communities...

August 19, 2021August 19, 2021by
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Nationwide worship service for Sunday, August 15, 2021Eigenheim Mennonite Church, located near Rosthern, SK  is sharing a nationwide worship service with us for this Sunday, August 15. Pastor Rachel Wallaces’ message “Letting Go and Pressing On” continues their study of Philippians, focusing this week on chapter 3:4b–14. She will unpack how Paul has given up...

August 12, 2021August 12, 2021by
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Nationwide worship service for Sunday, August 8, 2021Trinity Mennonite Church in De Winton, Alberta, shares a service this week with our nationwide family of faith. Pastor William Loewen takes us to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains for a sermon on hearing God’s voice. Available at mennonitechurch.ca/worshipservices and on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BF6YmqipHx0 Mennonite Church Canada welcomes new Witness...

August 4, 2021August 4, 2021by
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Grassroots podcast launches for Mennonite Church Canada nationwide family of faith and beyond The MennoCast creates space for connection for Mennonite Church Canada’s nationwide community of faith. The pilot season features interviews with guests on the relevance of Scripture today, racism in the church, worship and Voices Together, and how each of us theologize in ordinary moments. Read our...

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