Prayer for the family of Lawrence Hart
Lawrence Hart, Cheyenne Peace Chief and pastor of Koinonia Mennonite Church in Clinton, Oklahoma, passed away on March 6, 2022. His life and faith were centered in serving his tribe, striving for justice for First Nations people and connecting First Nations people in the United States and Canada through Native Mennonite Ministries. Please keep Lawrence’s wife Betty, their three children and their families in our prayers as they and their larger community mourn his passing and celebrate his life. Learn more about Hart’s life and witness through the book Searching for Sacred Ground: The Journey of Chief Lawrence Hart, Mennonite. Available at CommonWord.
Read a pastoral letter regarding Ukraine
https://www.mennonitechurch.ca/article/13094-a-pastoral-letter-regarding-ukraine Mennonite World Conference president J. Nelson Kraybill offers prayers and encouragement in a letter addressed to those experiencing conflict and violence in Ukraine.
Doug Klassen will serve second term as executive minister of Mennonite Church Canada
https://www.mennonitechurch.ca/news/13074-doug-klassen-will-serve-second-term-as-executive-minister-of-mennonite-church-canada Doug Klassen’s term as executive minister of Mennonite Church Canada has been renewed for a second three-year term beginning June 1, 2022.
Creator’s Call in a Climate Emergency – Sarah Augustine
On Feb. 24, 2022, guest speaker and Mennonite author and activist Sarah Augustine joined participants to discuss the path of decolonization as a way forward in the climate emergency. For more information about our community learning series, visit www.mennonitechurch.ca/community-learning-series.