Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Mennonite Church Manitoba Update

Rick Neufeld announces retirement

Rick Neufeld, Director of Leadership Ministries, has announced that he will retire effective March 31, 2022. Rick has been in this position for 6.5 years and has served in pastoral ministry within MCM for 34 years. We are grateful for his many years of service to the churches and pastors of Mennonite Church Manitoba!

Carman Mennonite welcomes Rudy Franz

The Carman Mennonite Church is welcoming Rudy Franz as their Intentional Interim Pastor beginning on November 1 and ending December 31, 2022.   We invite your prayers for the congregation and Rudy as they commit themselves together in a mutual covenant relationship for this transition period.

MDS Canada launches new round of Spirit of MDS Fund grants

After a successful first two rounds of funding, Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) Canada is once again offering its Spirit of MDS Fund to Canadian congregations. Director of Canadian Operations Ross Penner, says, “The Spirit of MDS Fund was a way for us to support congregations working on the frontlines of the pandemic disaster, doing things we couldn’t do in the spirit of MDS. A grant from the Fund could be just the thing they need to get some volunteers together, buy materials or other needed items, and help people in their community.” Grants of up to $5,000 are available. Read the article.

Inter-Mennonite Chaplaincy Association AGM. Interested in learning how the Menno Office is supporting university students during the pandemic? Join us online for our annual general meeting Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at noon. Contact Scott Kroeker (imca.chair@gmail.com) for the link. For more information about IMCA, visit mennooffice.ca.