Posts Categorized: Stories

The Spirit of MDS

During the Christmas season, we often look for extra ways to spread the joy and excitement of the season by blessing our family, our friends, co-workers and neighbours. This is also the time that we look around us for the people in our community, towns…

Multiply Focus Interns Prepare for International Missions in Winnipeg

Multiply is sending another group of missionaries into the field this month from their Focus Internship program. The Focus Internship is a 9 month program that teaches, trains, and equips eager Christians to walk in step with Jesus as they enter the missions field. The…

FaithWorks Celebrates 20 Years of Ministry

FaithWorks celebrated 20 years of ministry this past month, with a focus on the people who committed to growing this community’s mission. “The mission of the church from the beginning is right in the name,” said lead pastor, Melanie Unger. “It’s a dual-track focus. Spiritual…

A New Season for Janelle Braun

Janelle Braun has been working with MBCM for five years in the area of Leadership Development. She has been on maternity leave for the last year with her second son and will not be returning to work this fall. We want to look back at…

Southern Churches supporting Northern ministry at Simonhouse Bible Camp

It’s been a hard-hitting few years for summer camps and Simonhouse Bible Camp is no exception, but with the help of some of our MB churches they are getting ready to dive into summer programs in 2023. Simonhouse had to cancel their programs in 2020…

Building Community with Soar Heartland

125 students from around the province got to experience Soar Heartland this year. After having a last minute shift to online in 2020 and an online/hybrid experience again in 2021, the Soar team was excited to welcome students back into Winnipeg’s North End for a…

Many people, One God

There’s value to being part of a specific denominational conference. It provides opportunity for support and accountability between many churches that hold the same beliefs and understanding. We hear stories of churches sharing building space with other denominations or even shared events, but we don’t…

Chopping Wood with Purpose

Winnipeg’s North end, where Steven J. Klassen works as a pastor, has a variety of ethnicities and cultures that make the community vibrant. The community has much to offer but lacks enough opportunity for people to work and contribute. “The amount of cultural diversity in…

Connecting in the Mess

“We hit the water and we canoed,” Shannon Wiebe recounts warmly. “It was probably one of my absolute favourite things in eight years of full-time ministry that I’ve done.” Wiebe is the youth pastor at Boissevain MB Church and has been exploring new ways of…

Planting Seeds

Richmond Park is planting seeds in the hearts of these kids and their hope and prayer is that these seeds sprout and grow as the children keep coming and hearing stories about Jesus, making the connections and knowing that the church is a safe place.