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MC Canada Structure - Formation Council


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Mennonite Church Canada work is administered by a General Board and three councils: Witness, Church Engagement and:

Formation Council


The purpose of the programs of Formation in Mennonite Church Canada is to lead, motivate and offer resources that share in God's work of forming people into God's character, in partnership with area churches and their congregations.


Youth and young adult ministries

  • Youth Ministry
  • Young Adult Ministry
  • Church Schools Agency
  • Mennonite Camping Association*
  • Canadian Association of Mennonite Schools*

Christian education and nurture

  • Children’s Ministry
  • Worship and Spiritual Formation
  • Peace Education
  • Stewardship Education
  • Mission Education
  • Family-based Ministry
  • Seniors Ministry

Resources & Publishing

  • Resource Centre
  • Mennonite Heritage Centre and Gallery
  • Mennonite Publishing Network *

Congregational and ministerial leadership

  • Calling and Formation of Pastors
  • Pastoral Placement
  • Lay Leadership Training
  • Company of 1000
  • Faith and Life
  • Seminary and Church Colleges
    • Historic relationships with Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary and Canadian Mennonite Bible College and new relationships with Canadian Mennonite University, Conrad Grebel University College and Columbia Bible College are evolving and are the responsibility of the General Board.


  • Lisa Carr Pries, ON - Chair
  • Earl Reimer, MB - General Board Representative
  • Pauline Steinmann, SK
  • Campbell Nisbett, ON
  • Rebecca Seiling, ON
  • Adela Wedler, AB
  • Tom Yoder Neufeld, ON


Ministries marked with asterisks(*) are related to Mennonite Church Canada, usually through the appointment of board members, but are shared with other partners. Mennonite Church Canada does not administer these programs/agencies/institutions itself. Go back to the referring point (if you clicked on an asterisk to get here.)