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Boats, Booths and the Body

Our church has found itself living in the third camp for the past 15 months. There is an acceptance that COVID is among us and a desire to find ways to live well through it. A recent example of this was the SOAR program run by Multiply at the end of March.

A Call to Reconciliation

Our thanks to Kathy Rieder Heppner(Fort Gary MB) for providing this list of ways to engage and learn about the history of the residential schools in Canada. We share these with Kathy’s permission.

Turn the next corner

April brings with it a season of change. The snow melts away, giving space for what was hidden beneath it to wake up. Spring can signify new beginnings and can be energizing! But this spring feels a bit mixed to me.

God at work at Westside Community Church

How we’ve seen God at work at WCC this past year? Wow, what a question! It’s been a year of “survival.” We’ve attempted to learn as much as possible by viewing The challenge as an opportunity.

Words from Janelle Braun…

Could it really be 2021 already? For most of us, 2020 was a strange year. One filled with new realities, new obstacles, new blessings and an ever-changing “new normal.” Although each of us carried our own unique experience this past year, we all carried a shared reality. Things had to be done differently.

Prayer Requests (Nov 2020)

NEWS thinking design, creative solutions – Pray for people in our community as they look for housing as the cold approaches. Pray for perseverance & courage as they seek to get off the street. Pray for those of us who are advocating and trying to…

PostureShift Postponed

In light of this reality, we have decided to postpone PostureShift until we can more fully engage with this important resource as a larger community…

Support Your Home Team

Last week during our MBCM staff meeting,I invited our team into a conversation about racism and injustice. My heart was heavy. As a black man, the senseless and inhumane murder of George Floyd shook me to the core, and I was having trouble keeping up with my emotions…