Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Executive Minister Brings Word of Encouragement to Churches during Lockdown

This past week Executive Minister Michael Pahl was interviewed by various media outlets related to the court challenge being brought by seven Manitoba churches against the government of Manitoba. For more info and links to all the media posts, visit the article on our website.


Introducing MCM’s Spiritual Director in Residence: Laura Funk

Mennonite Church Manitoba is pleased to introduce Laura Funk as a Spiritual Director in Residence among us. Spiritual directors come alongside directees to provide encouragement and teach skills related to spiritual disciplines such as practicing gratitude, simplicity, prayer, discernment, and more. Visit the article on our website to learn more about this initiative and Laura.

Everyone who is a part of a Mennonite Church Manitoba congregation is invited to participate in online Gratitude Groups. These groups will run every second week for 6-8 sessions of about 40 minutes each in length over Zoom. We will spend time each session reflecting on what we are grateful for. For more information and to sign up, click here: https://butterflyjourneys.ca/spiritual-director-in-residence-mcm/gratitude-groups/  These groups will be led by Laura Funk, Spiritual Director in Residence for MCM

Join a Letter-Writing Campaign in Solidarity with Water Protectors in Minnesota Join the Justice Team at Hope Mennonite Church and many other Mennonite congregations who are writing letters to TD Canada Trust, demanding that the bank stop financing the Line 3 pipeline. If completed, the pipeline would destroy the sacred wild rice beds that the Anishinaabe people depend on for their food, culture, and way of life. TD is the top funder and has provided Enbridge with $13.59 billion since 2016.Join us as we urge TD Bank to divest from Line 3.  A letter template can be found here – simply print it off, sign your name, and send by snail mail to the address indicated. Questions about the campaign?  Contact justiceteam@hopemennonite.ca.