Join the Mennonite Church Canada congregational website hub

A digital platform to connect our nationwide community of faith to support congregational mission and ministry.

Website features

  • User-friendly
  • Drop-and-drag features easily change your site
  • Photo galleries, video and audio blogs, news pages, social media integration, sermon uploads
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Firewalls and encryption for protection
  • Training, ongoing support and maintenance provided

Online registration

  • Build sign-up forms for retreats, camping and other congregational activities
  • No third-party software
  • Register congregants for in-person worship services during COVID-19 (when allowed)
  • Registration for Bible studies, fundraisers, meal drop-offs

Online giving

  • Receive offerings and donations through secure online portal
  • Issue receipts
  • Generate tax receipts
  • Accept all major credit cards (information processed securely through Stripe)
  • Track donation activity

(The registration system) was important for ensuring we weren’t over capacity and helped to keep track of everyone's information.

Mollee Moua, First Hmong Mennonite Church

It simplifies life for our treasurer, which is always a good thing.

Jon Olfert, Director, Camp Valaqua

 Connections

  • Worship and Christian education resources available on the site from CommonWord
  • Resources and forms for congregational leaders, pastors and members
  • Connect with your congregation’s International Witness worker
  • Connect with partners, schools and camps
  • Integrate regional church and Mennonite Church Canada newsfeeds onto your site

Pricing structure

  • Initial set-up and training is $300

  • Monthly licensing fee is $40, which includes:

    -Hosting

    -Technical support (no technical expertise required)

    -Security certificate

    -Annual review meeting

    -Software updates

    -Website health check

  • Invoicing is between congregation and Barefoot Creative

Over half of the people attending our online worship services are from distant cities across Canada, and Japan. Through our website...we can now build connections with them.

Gerald Neufeld, Pastor, Mennonite Japanese Christian Fellowship

On the one hand it’s hard work but it’s creative work.....It’s a simple way to help keep us connected.

Rachel Siemens, Pastor, Carmen Mennonite Church

Sign up!

If your congregation is interested in joining the hub, visit https://www.barefootcreative.com/mc-church-sign-up. Take a look at the different templates, choose one, pay the $300 set-up payment via credit card and then receive more instructions.

please make sure your regional church communicator knows you are signing up for the hub:
Mennonite Church Alberta
Mennonite Church British Colombia
Mennonite Church Eastern Canada
 Mennonite Church Manitoba
Mennonite Church Saskatchewan

The congregational website hub is developed by Barefoot Creative out of Breslau, Ont.