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Delegates strongly approved significant restructuring for Mennonite Church Canada. A 94% approval will result in staff reduction and program realignment to Regional Churches serving congregations.

The staff positions which will continue in the new structure are:

October 19, 2017
people sitting around tables in a large room

Delegates voted 94% in favour of restructuring most of Mennonite Church Canada’s programs and ministries at a Special Assembly in Winnipeg held from Oct. 13-15.

In the future, Regional Churches will share the responsibility of nationwide agenda. Congregations will now channel funding for nationwide priorities through their regional churches, which will forward agreed upon amounts to Mennonite Church Canada.

October 18, 2017
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Read The Assembled News from Mennonite Church Canada’s Special Assembly 2017. Just over 400 people gathered from Oct. 13-15 at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Winnipeg to worship and converse and contemplate the future structure of Mennonite Church Canada.

October 15, 2017
Hands transplanting plant

Mennonite Church Canada’s Future Directions process has led to a focus on local congregations. The resulting vision, Covenant New, emphasizes the importance of growing congregational ability to nurture and equip faith, engage in worship, and become stronger centres of mission.

October 15, 2017

For Mennonite Church Canada Witness workers and national office staff, preparations for restructuring have created challenges over the past few years. Reality hit home as beloved colleagues and friends were released from their jobs and others left voluntarily for new employment, leaving those who remained with a sense of loss and additional responsibilities.

October 15, 2017
Two men

Among the many memories shared at a reunion of past and present Mennonite Church Canada Indigenous Relations workers, several included references to the late Jeremiah Ross (1909-2002).

October 13, 2017
Book cover for "Shalom Sistas: Living Wholeheartedly in a Brokenhearted World."

In her timely debut book, Shalom Sistas: Living Wholeheartedly in a Brokenhearted World, Osheta Moore sheds light on being a peacemaker in a world of violence, alienation, and injustice.

October 13, 2017

As the Resonate team gathers material for a new hymnal, they are rolling out a call for a first-of-its-kind feature within Mennonite hymnals: a vision to include visual images that complement the musical and verbal rhythms of worship found in the collection.

October 13, 2017

The current General Board of Mennonite Church Canada has released a confession to LGBTQ persons, families, and supportive networks for “things done, and not done” during its oversight of the Being a Faithful Church Process and the years leading up to it.

October 3, 2017

Members of the Mennonite Worship and Song Committee are now one year into their work toward developing a new hymnal.

October 3, 2017