Church Stories

Staff Update – Cam Priebe

MBCM Churches and ministry partners, grace and peace to you through our Lord Jesus Christ. The MBCM Board is writing to inform you that our Provincial Director, Cam Priebe, has submitted his resignation. The Board received his resignation on January 30, 2024, and Cam informed

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Merry Christmas to all and to all a Good Night

Hi. I’m Amanda Leighton, and I’ve been serving as your office admin at MBCM for nearly five years. Many of you might recognize me as the person handling your CCLI licenses or as one of the presenters during Safe Place Policy training. Perhaps we’ve collaborated

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Growing Faith – Slavic Evangelical Church

Slavic Evangelical Church has experienced significant growth over the last two years, so much so that they are bursting out of their current building and moving to a new one this October.

Pastor Denis and his spouse Albina are from Russia and moved to Winnipeg four years ago for her work with Square One World Media . Denis wasn’t sure where his path would lead when they arrived, but God had a plan that led them to Slavic Evangelical Church…

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Eating Together, Hospitality and the Gifts from a Shared Meal

Shared meals hold a special place in our lives, fostering a sense of unity, compassion, and fellowship. Like in the scriptures, where many significant moments happened around a table, modern-day potlucks within our churches provide joy, connection, and spiritual nourishment. Read how some of our churches are finding ways to bring food into their services!

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The Spirit of MDS at Steinbach MB Church

Meet Eleanor Wiebe. Eleanor lives in Steinbach, Manitoba, loves growing flowers, playing the organ, and, most of all, her family. She has five children; all are married and live in Steinbach with 18 grandkids between them. Eleanor is a member of the Steinbach Mennonite Brethren

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MDS – Volunteers Needed

MDS was in Cape Breton last fall doing clean-up following the storm. Working with its partner, the United Way of Cape Breton, MDS has gone back in 2023 to repair homes damaged by the hurricane. Over 200 people have already signed up to volunteer from March to October. More are needed! Those who want to serve can contact Clara Flores at cflores@mds.org or visit www.mds.org. Travel subsidies are available.

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Meet Pastor Jennifer Choi

Jennifer pastors at Portage Ave Church in Winnipeg. After a few career changes and educational pursuits, God led her here, but not without using her previous experiences to further the work of His Kingdom first.

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In Your Corner

Earlier in the year, David began a collaboration with the MBCM team to produce a series of short audio stories from the corners of our province as worship for Assembly 2023. “In Your Corner” is the result.

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Ten Years Stronger

Reflecting on ten years in ministry is not always an easy task. Scott Isaak shares his journey to full-time ministry and his ten years as the Crossway Youth Pastor. Join our conversation as we talk through the early days of leadership and reflect on the wisdom that can come after ten years of living and serving in Elm Creek.

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Because Jesus

Kristen and Caleb are community-minded pastors who have experienced the body of Christ as foundational for their faith. Their experience through college and in their church testifies to our innate need for each other. We met with them to find out more about their story and what they’ve been up to at the Community Fellowship Church in Newton.

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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

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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

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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

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