Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Michael Pahl leads us in reflection, grief and lament

Our hearts were broken this week as we heard news of the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School on the territory of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation. Read more.

Dorothy and Vince Fontaine lead us in prayer

Creator, we pray for the little ones who were forcibly taken from their communities, homes, and families to live in the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Read the whole prayer.

Mennonite Church Canada joins MCBC in lament of children’s remains discovered at residential school

We join our siblings in Mennonite Church British Columbia as they lament the discovery of the remains of 215 children buried at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. Read the whole article.

Deep Calls to Deep: Exploring Interior Spaces

Join Spiritual Director in Residence, Laura Funk, in a one day retreat focused on guided meditation. July 10, 2021. Visit the event page for more info and to register.

Join our nationwide community of faith for Mennonite Church Canada’s AGM on Saturday, June 19, 1-2:30 p.m. EDT. We will hear updates from our program directors, enjoy worship and reflect together as members of Mennonite Church Canada Joint Council share what God has showed them over the past year. All are welcome to register.
Link: https://www.mennonitechurch.ca/event/11737-2021-06-19-mennonite-church-canada-agm-2021

First Mennonite Church Winnipeg is looking to hire a part-time custodian. On-site accommodations are available to a suitable candidate. A detailed job description is available upon request. Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to the church office (fmc@mymts.net) by June 16th, 2021.

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.