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News from futuredirectionsmc.caTime is its own master. Only it knows when to shrink and when to stretch. Our nights and our days are governed by sunrise and sunset, by bursts of energy and bouts of exhaustion.

November 18, 2016
Keith Regehr

News from“God is helping us take apart what was, in order to build something new, so that we can engage the world in more effective ways,” says Keith Regehr confidently.

November 7, 2016

Peter Kehler, who served in key missionary roles in Asia and Europe for Mennonite agencies, died Oct. 5, 2016. He was 89.

October 27, 2016
People at tables in EVI workshop

Emerging Voices Initiative (EVI) is embarking on a Fall 2016 Workshop Tour. This group of concerned young adults hopes to encourage further discussion about the process of transitioning into a new church structure in response to Future Directions Task Force findings.

October 21, 2016
Mennonite Worship and Song Committee group

Members of the new Mennonite Worship and Song Committee met for the first time Sept. 22-25, 2016 at Park View Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Va.

October 19, 2016
Woman in front of walls made with glass bottles

Around the Bontleng Park site you will see a number of discarded and forgotten bottles. Some are smashed and shattered on the path, like you’ll find all over the city of Gaborone, Botswana, bottles left for little hands to pick up or for unsuspecting travellers to step on. Others are shipped off to a landfill and forgotten.

October 18, 2016

Herald Press is moving into the devotional coloring book market with its first entry into the field, Beloved Amish and Mennonite Quilts.

October 13, 2016

The parables of Jesus contain rich hidden gems. With the theme Digging for Treasure: Parables Revealed, the 2017 vacation Bible school series from MennoMedia gives children tools to find treasures of God’s kingdom.

October 13, 2016
Three men at podium

As a busy professional engineer and a young father, Calvin Quan’s days are full, yet he is ready and willing to serve as Mennonite Church Canada’s new moderator. Where does he find the time and energy for national church leadership during a season of uncertainty and change?

October 7, 2016
Deborah Froese, Mennonite Church Canada Director, News Services.

In her Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, the late Harper Lee captures the complex reality of relationship: "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it." Sounds messy and uncomfortable, doesn’t it?

October 7, 2016