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Crowded market street in Burkina Faso.

Nancy Frey and Bruce Yoder don’t expect to become fluent in Mòoré (pronounced “More – ay”), but they are taking language lessons to learn more about the culture and the people among whom they live and serve in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

February 15, 2013
Willard Metzger and leaders from other churches.

“Even non-religious people have two expectations of the church,” Willard Metzger said in an Ecumenical Week of Prayer service. “The first is that the church gets along… The second is that the church should be the leader in addressing issues of poverty and social justice.”

February 15, 2013
Smiling man carries food relief pack on his shoulder.

A typhoon, 5 million hungry people and no available funds for relief operations. When Peacebuilder’s Community Inc. (PBCI) faced that scenario, staff rose to the challenge by digging into their own pockets.

February 1, 2013
Being a Faithful Church Taskforce in a meeting.

The Being a Faithful Church Taskforce met on Jan. 8 in Winnipeg to plan and prepare for the next steps and a timeline in the Being a Faithful Church process.

February 1, 2013
People gather around a table with coffee and dainties.

A sabbatical leave that brought Cindy Dennis to Canada in the fall of 2011 has sparked a new awareness of the similarities between non-white racial groups in post-apartheid South Africa and Canadian relationships with First Nations communities.

February 1, 2013
CMU students enjoy bannock and tea with Mennonite Church Canada staff.

On Tuesday morning, January 29, 2013, Canadian Mennonite University students enjoyed sweet grass tea and bannock while chatting with Mennonite Church Canada staff about short-term service opportunities and building better relationships with Canada’s indigenous peoples. The annual “meet and greet” is hosted by Mennonite Church Canada to raise awareness of national church work. 

February 1, 2013
Irene and Robert (Jack) Suderman

Robert (Jack) and Irene Suderman are in South America for a short term assignment with Mennonite Church Canada. 

February 1, 2013
Karen and Titus Guenther

On January 7, 2013, Titus and Karen Guenther began a short-term ministry assignment as Resource Workers in Chile. 

February 1, 2013

Third Way Café website has answered questions from the general public about Mennonites since 1998, and before that by phone, mail, and email.

February 1, 2013
April Yamasaki, author of "Sacred Pauses"

If you think spiritual disciplines are all about working hard and denying yourself pleasure, think again.

January 30, 2013