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Ten member Future Directions Task Force

How to financially sustain ministry is a topic of discussion for at least six national church bodies in Canada, including Mennonite Church Canada.

March 18, 2013
Richard Twiss plays traditional drum.

Richard Twiss, friend of Mennonite Church Canada, passed away suddenly with his family by his side on Feb. 9, 2013 at the age of 58.

March 18, 2013
Creation care supporters carry signs that read "Climate change kills me."

"Preserving the planet isn’t just a job for radical activists or climate scientists. Churches can — and should — also help protect the world’s resources," Mennonite Church Canada’s Executive Director, Willard Metzger, told Scott Cressman, a reporter for the New Hamburg Independent.

March 15, 2013
Mennonite Church Canada General Board at Spring Leadership Assembly 2013

At recent Mennonite Church Canada General Board meetings in Winnipeg, (Mar. 8-9), leadership approved a recommendation to hold the 2014 national church assembly at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg from Thursday evening, July 3 through Sunday morning, July 6, 2014.

March 15, 2013
Screen shot of Mennonite Church Canada home page

About 60 congregations or almost 25% of our Mennonite Church Canada family offer worship services or ministries in languages other than English. To help meet the growing demand for multi-lingual resources, the national church has implemented Google translate across its new website at

March 15, 2013
Joji Pantoja extends a handful of Coffee for Peace beans.

Joji Pantoja and her ministry, Coffee for Peace, are the featured cover story for the latest issue of The Marketplace. Joji and her husband Daniel Pantoja are Mennonite Church Canada workers in Mindanao, Philippines.

March 1, 2013
People gather around a table of resource materials.

When Carman Mennonite Church decided to work through a series of six difficult topics during six Sunday worship services last fall, they turned to Mennonite Church Canada’s Resource Centre for help. 

March 1, 2013

Susan and Arthur Bast of Waters Mennonite Church in Lively, Ont. have accepted a short term assignment in Mexico that will celebrate the strong partnership between Mennonite Church Canada and her sister church, the Conference of Mennonites in Mexico (CMM).

March 1, 2013
Gordon Allaby

Gordon Allaby is grateful for the services his wider church provides. But he is deeply concerned about how charitable giving is changing.

February 27, 2013
Ray Mason and Gary McLean speak before a video camera.

Speak the wrong language and you’ll get the strap. That’s the first thing that Ray Mason (left) Gary McLean (right) learned as Residential and Day School students. 

February 22, 2013