August 30, 2002
August 28, 2002
- News Releases:
- Plugging into God's work
in Hong Kong
Winnipeg, Man.For international mission workers, Tim and Cindy Buhler,
the most exciting part of their work in Hong Kong is that theyre called
"not to do our own thing" but to plug into the work God is already doing
there as co-workers in the Agape Mennonite Church, working alongside Pastor Jeremiah
Choi, the national leader of the church.
- Remembering 9/11
Winnipeg, Man.Arlyn Friesen Epp, director of peace and justice for MC
Canada asks, "How do we respond to the memory of nine-eleven in light of
a super-saturated media menu on this anniversary? How might MC Canada congregations
mark this first anniversary?"
- Finance Team Finalized
Winnipeg, Man.After navigating the complex waters of financial transition
from a bi-national church, Mennonite Church Canada has established a long-term
configuration for its finance department.
- Gallery Curator heads south
Winnipeg, Man.Ray Dirks is heading south this fall. The curator of the
Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery has accepted an invitation for a September-December
stint as artist-in-residence at the Overseas Ministries Study Centre (OSMC) in
New Haven, Connecticut. Through the Centres close connection with the adjacent
Yale University campus, Dirks will also be a research fellow at Yale.
August 26, 2002
August 23, 2002
August 22, 2002
- Corrected dates for St. Catharines 2003 Assembly on Events
to July 9-13, 2003
- Added Stewardship Sunday, May 4, 2003 to Events
August 20, 2002
August 19, 2002
August 15, 2002
August 13, 2002
- News Releases:
- 10th Man Gift Keeps on
Giving: Seeds of Life
Winnipeg, Man. A Mennonite Men dinner at the Mennonite Church Canada
Saskatoon Assembly in July helped raise awareness of the 10th Man bi-national
building program, and celebrated a $50,000 grant to the Seeds of Life congregation
in Altona, Manitoba.
re-appointed as General Secretary
Winnipeg, Man.Dan Nighswanders leadership as General Secretary
of Mennonite Church Canada was affirmed with a round of applause at Saskatoon
2002, where outgoing moderator Ron Sawatsky announced the general boards
decision to re-appoint him for a second three-year term.
- Director of Christian
Education & Nurture begins work
Winnipeg, Man.Elsie Rempel is excited about the opportunity to help
churches nurture the faith of their children. Rempel started serving Mennonite
Church Canada as Director of Christian Education and Nurture on August 1.
- MC Canada councils
represent 25+ congregations
Winnipeg, Man. A recent survey of home congregations of elected MC Canada
council members reveals they are scattered across the country in over twenty-five
- Correction on Events:
Mennonite Central Committee BC Relief sale is Sept. 13-15.
August 12, 2002
August 4, 2002
August 1, 2002