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Next steps in leadership development

We are all called to life-long learning and growth whether we are in high school, vocational ministry or retirement. God is at work in many ways; we invite you to discover your next step. As MBCM meets with our churches to discuss the need to…

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Delighting in Scripture: Sola Scriptura at 500 years

Includes a half-day preaching clinic: The Word Wore Red: Reimagining Preaching for the 21st Century World 500 years after the Reformation and sola Scriptura, how might the church (re)claim the Bible as the centre of its life, so that all its conversation, deliberation, and programs…

House Blend Ministries closing fall 2017

After 10 years of creating caring communities in West Broadway and beyond, the House Blend board made a decision to close House Blend Ministries. This decision was made after prayerful consideration of House Blend’s resources and vision, and noting the emergence of other ministries and…

Exclusive wireless offer for MBCM churches, staff and their families

What is the new MBCM mobile phone plan? With 250 MB churches in Canada, CCMBC has negotiated a national offer with Bell in partnership with Preston Mobility that allows MBCM to provide better rates for church staff and their family members What kind of features does the…

Bert Bell

Obituary: Robert (Bert) Bell

It is with great sadness that we recognize the passing of our friend Robert (Bert) Bell who recently served as pastor of congregational care at Portage Avenue Church, Winnipeg (2013–2016). He also worked as stewardship representative for the Canadian Conference of MB Churches (CCMBC) 2004–2013. Bert was…

Malcolm Macleod

Malcolm Macleod visits Portage Avenue Church

Malcolm Macleod is a visionary leader with a love for people. He has been senior pastor of South West Christian Church in Australia since 1990. During this time the church has grown from 120 to more than 2,500 people. South West has a contemporary, multinational…

Boy running on stage

A gospel for the world

A young boy racing around the stage and off drew smiles during the opening proceedings of MBCM’s 2017 Assembly at MBCI, Winnipeg, Mar. 3–4, 2017. To some, he represented a freedom, newness and growth the MB churches tasted together at this convention. The theme, “a…

New School of Leadership director joins MBCM team

Janelle Hume joins MBCM as director of School of Leadership, April 18, 2017. Janelle has a Bachelor of Arts from CMU (2006-09), Bachelor of Education from University of Winnipeg (2009-11), and is currently completing a graduate certificate in Christian Studies at MB Seminary. She participated in MB Mission’s…

Steinbach Pastors

Steinbach MB celebrates milestone anniversary

Former Pastors, Charlie Peronto, Bill Lehman, John Block, Abe Klassen Walter Reimer with present Pastor Walter Fast Steinbach MB Church is grateful for the way God has sustained and guided them for 90 years. The congregation celebrated their anniversary Jan. 8, 2017, with a special…

Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives & Gallery to continue under new structure

Joint News Release by: Mennonite Church Canada, Canadian Mennonite University Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies The Mennonite Heritage Centre including its Archive and Art Gallery programs, is being reorganized under a new partnership and name. Discussions over the last months between Mennonite Church Canada (MC…