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Karen Martens Zimmerly

Lois Bergen

Denominational Minister and Director of Leadership Development

Karen Martens Zimmerly
600 Shaftesbury Blvd
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0M4
toll-free: 1-866-888-6785
In Winnipeg (204) 888-6781
fax (204) 831-5675

Executive Assistant

Lois Bergen

Ministerial & Congregational Leadership Resource Packets

Pension and other Payroll Information

Pastoral Placement services

Ministerial Leadership Information (MLI)

An MLI document is a secure and central place for Pastors to keep relevant resume material. An MLI print out is made available to the Area Church Minister and the Congregational Search Committee for the duration of the pastoral search and placement procedure upon completion of which they are deleted or destroyed.

Guidelines and Policy Statements

Company of 1000

Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications is May 15.
"Company of 1000" forgivable study loan fund

Congregational Leadership Survey

Read the results here

Also available

in About area: Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective

placement packet (available from Mennonite Church Canada offices.)

ordination packet (available from Mennonite Church Canada offices.)

  • see contact information at bottom of page.

Minister's Manual, edited by John D. Rempel (available from Mennonite Church Canada offices.)

  • This new manual, the work of authors from both the General Conference and the Mennonite Church, is a compilation of liturgical resources for ministers to use in:
    • baptisms
    • communion services
    • marriages
    • commissioning of leaders
    • funerals
    • child dedications
    • healing services
    • and other events in the life of the church.
  • Integrated with the materials are essays on the background and theology of such events, from an Anabaptist perspective.

Continuing Education Opportunities

The Minister's Conference at our Annual Assembly every year. See our Events page.

See also Company of 1000 above