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Mennonite Church Canada calls all of its congregations to pray for peace as a response to the senseless attack on worshippers at a mosque in the community of Ste-Foy, Quebec, on Sunday evening, Jan. 29, 2017.

February 1, 2017

Humans have a long history of elevating knowledge over trust. Consider Adam and Eve. They had God’s full attention and companionship – and Eden – but they couldn’t resist the off-limits Tree of Knowledge. What did that get them? Misery.

January 31, 2017

The General Board of Mennonite Church Canada has set the date for a final review of Future Directions proposals to re-organize national and area church bodies. Mennonite Church Canada delegates are invited to a special assembly Oct. 13-15 in Winnipeg, Man. The event will begin with a dinner on Friday and conclude with worship on Sunday. The venue, costs, and other details are pending.

January 27, 2017
Children on a round-about in Bontelng Park in Botswana

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For Nathan and Taryn Dirks, ministry in Gaborone, Botswana, is all about relationships. But ministry by relationship is hard to measure, so they’ve creatively translated some of their good news into numbers.

January 27, 2017

What does compassion look like when the needs seem overwhelming? What is our role in helping our community flourish? How does such work relate to worship?

January 27, 2017

Quiet times with God can feel disconnected from the rest of an overflowing day. Faith Sommers, a conservative Mennonite mother, wife, and columnist for Ladies Journal, a publication for Amish and Mennonite women has written a new book, Prayers for a Simpler Life: Meditations from the Heart of a Mennonite Mother due out from Herald Press, February 2017.

January 27, 2017
Open hymnal

What songs connect you to God and your community, and empower you to serve? What songs do you turn to in joyful or difficult times? What are your heart songs?

January 27, 2017

MennoMedia is halfway to its fundraising goal for the new hymnal collection project. As of January 2017, the organization has received $303,000 in gifts and faith promises, or 50 percent of the fundraising goal of $606,000. The new collection is scheduled for release in 2020.

January 27, 2017
Conrad Stoesz in archives vault

Conrad Stoesz, archivist at the Mennonite Heritage Centre, has won a $2,500 studies project grant from the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission.

January 25, 2017

Since the first couple of episodes of CBC’s “Pure” depicting Mennonites as drug runners from Mexico aired on Jan. 9, the temperature of our community’s righteous indignation has reached fever level.

January 18, 2017