MB Mennonite Church Update

MB Mennonite Church Update

Sing songs of peace! Come join fellow Mennonites at Winnipeg’s 37th annual Walk for Peace. Gather at the west side of the legislative building at noon, Saturday, June 16. Walk begins at 12:30. Feel free to bring your church banner along, with your singing voices for songs of peace and praise. For more info: ceppfransen@gmail.com

Building Bridges. Good for us all: UNDRIP and the Church – Join a panel (including 2 MCM pastors) on learning why the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People is good for everyone. June 22, 7:00 PM. Circle of Life Thunderbird House, 715 Main St, Winnipeg. This event is presented by MCM and MC Canada.

147: Pathways to Treaty Relations – Treaty 1 was signed 147 years ago at Lower Fort Garry. Come to a learning event designed for folks who are new to what this treaty was really about. June 23, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM, Lower Fort Garry. MCM is one of the partners presenting this event. For more info: www.treatypathways.com

Camps with Meaning – We are gearing up for camp! The leadership teams have one more prep week before Staff Training Week begins July 1st. We will have close to 80 staff at Camp Assiniboia learning and playing together, getting ready to welcome children and adults with disabilities to our two sites the following week. Thank you for your support of our staffing community! (male staff are still needed for July 8-13 and July 19-August 3)

Camps with Meaning – Volunteers still needed – We are still in need of kitchen and maintenance volunteers at both camps, as well as camp pastors. Please call 895-CAMP or email camps@mennochurch.mb.ca if you can help out.

Mennonite Church Canada is seeking an Executive Minister to lead our nationwide church. We invite your prayers for the process and for the person God is calling to this role. The Search Committee would be pleased to receive your suggestions for possible candidates. Inquiries or suggestions may be sent to searchcommittee@mennonitechurch.ca.  We are looking to the Lord, and listening to the Spirit as we discern together.