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February Equipping available


January 16, 2003

Winnipeg, Man.—The latest news and resources from Mennonite Church Canada are available now at your church office in the February 2003 Equipping Canada packet. With this edition you will find our General Secretary’s report for your congregational annual meeting, part one of the Leadership summary, and an invitation to become Witness Partners.

Remember that you can help us all “do together what we cannot do alone” by ensuring the items in this issue find a home with the right person in your congregation. Also remember that you can now find Equipping on the web at

Inside this issue of Equipping:

General Secretary’s Office

  • Update

Mennonite Church Canada

  • Report to Mennonite Church Canada Congregations (pink – for your Annual Meeting)
  • Prayer Requests (for your bulletin)

Christian Formation

  • Denominational Minister’s Office
  • The Parish Paper – January 2003 (pink)
  • The Face of Ministry in Changing Times – Part 1 (summary) of the Leadership Project

    Resource Updates

    • No. 20 – Highlighting Resources for Congregational Leadership…
    • No. 21 – Highlighting Resources for Worship Planners…
    • No. 22 – Highlighting Resources for Christian Education…

Christian Witness

  • Congregational Partnerships
  • “Your Invitation to become Witness Partners” (for your mission or congregational meeting, poster for your bulletin board)
  • Evangelism and Church Planting Sunday, worship materials for worship planners
  • Witness Notes

Support Services

  • Clergy Residence Deduction Information – Revised (yellow - for church treasurers/leadership councils)

Beyond Mennonite Church Canada

  • Faith and Life Resources
  • Jubilee Update – Spring 2003 (purple)
  • Resources for Faith and Life – February 2003 (grey)
  • Communion Worship resources for Four Seasons (pink)
  • Vacation Bible School 2003 (yellow)
  • Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary
  • Continuing Education Opportunities (February to August 2003)
  • Mennonite Your Way
  • Invitation to be a host family and church bulletin flyer – 2003 (salmon)