MCEC Announces Ministerial Misconduct

By MCEC staff Republished from Mennonite Church Eastern Canada KITCHENER, ON (Mennonite Church Eastern Canada) — Mennonite Church Eastern Canada (MCEC) received complaints of ministerial misconduct and ministerial sexual misconduct against Wilmer Martin, a credentialed pastor. MCEC investigated the allegations of misconduct according to the denominational protocol, Ministerial Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure. As stipulated […]

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‘Deep Faith’ conference delves into faith formation

By Walt Wiltschek ELKHART, Indiana (AMBS/Mennonite Church USA) — More than 100 people from across the United States and Canada gathered at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) Oct. 6-8 to explore “Deep Faith” at a conference focused on faith formation for all ages. The event grew out of conversations at a 2014 Mennonite Camping Association […]

Conference to focus on Anabaptist faith formation across generations

By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary/Mennonite Church USA) — Thirty workshops geared toward people at all stages of life and three plenary sessions will be offered as part of Deep Faith: Anabaptist Faith Formation for All Ages, a conference for people who care about faith formation to connect with and learn […]

Anabaptist faith formation conference to be held Oct. 6–8

By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA/Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary) — In 2014, following a workshop led by Shana Peachey Boshart on children’s spirituality at the biennial convention of Mennonite Camping Association, Rachel Gerber and Elsie Rempel lingered to chat with Boshart. One of the fruits of this conversation is Deep Faith: Anabaptist […]

Lao church receives JoinHands grant from Mennonite Men

Mennonite Men—On July 1, the Lao Canadian Evangelical Mennonite Church (LCEMC) of Toronto celebrated 32 years of ministry. During the celebration, the congregation received a JoinHands church grant of $40,000 from Mennonite Men. These grants are for new congregations acquiring their first permanent church building. LCEMC began as a small group of people worshiping and […]

Muslim-Christian documentary to be screened in Ontario

MennoMedia Muslim-Christian documentary to be screened in Ontario MennoMedia takes ‘Waging Peace’ on the road in February By Steve Shenk HARRISONBURG, Va.,and WATERLOO, Ont.—MennoMedia’s new documentary, Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives, will be screened in nine locations in Ontario in February. Accompanying the film will be Sheri Hartzler, director of electronic media for MennoMedia […]