Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Mennonite Church Canada joins MCBC in lament of children’s remains discovered at residential school As regional and nationwide church communities we grieve together with all the families and all those who have been impacted by the news of these deaths. We pray for all those who have memories and scars from their time in residential schools and for those who have been retraumatized by this discovery. Full response here

INDIGENOUS-SETTLER RELATIONS

Mennonite Church Canada and ecumenical groups across Canada mobilize around Bill C-15.

Bill C-15, an Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, is in its second reading by the Senate. Time is running out for it to reach royal assent and ensure that Canada takes a hard look at its laws to make sure they are in line with UN Declaration. Read our story on how why faith groups are mobilizing around the BillFor information on action you can take, visit www.faithinthedeclaration.ca

ISR launches Be it Resolved Challenge

The Be it Resolved Challenge is a nationwide initiative encouraging Mennonite Church Canada members and congregations to create and commit to new resolutions for Indigenous justice. Learn more here

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.