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September Equipping alert


Winnipeg, Man.—The September issue of Equipping Canada is in the mail! (Equipping Canada is an information packet sent to all Mennonite Church Canada congregations ten times per year.)

Equipping Canada offers resources, ideas, and news for all 250 Mennonite Church Canada congregations. It’s for anyone and everyone: lay leaders, Sunday school teachers, small groups, adult education leaders, pastors, treasurers, church councils, youth and young adult leaders, worship leaders, and perhaps even you!

If you’ve never seen it, ask your pastor or church secretary for it, or test drive it at Highlights in the September issue of Equipping Canada include:

  • Notes from general secretary Dan Nighswander: Inspiration from our forebears
  • "How’s your balance?" Reflections from denominational minister Henry Paetkau
  • New brochure by MC Canada Christian Formation
  • Mennonite Church Canada prayer requests for September
  • KidsPak – New fall issue of Sunday School lessons and projects for children!
  • Resource Centre Update No. 12 – Highlighting Small Group Study options; Update No. 13 – Highlighting Christian Education
  • New peace resources
  • In the Shadow of Volcanoes, a new exhibit at the MHC Gallery (visit the web version)
  • Making Peace With the Land (audio tapes and transcripts available)
  • Witness Notes for September
  • Seeking the Peace of the City – a conference
  • Missional Church Leadership Formation – education opportunity
  • Drought Liturgy: A response to/with brothers and sisters in drought stricken regions of Canada