Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Thu
all-day Sharing Our Stories: A celebrati... @ Sts’ailes Lhawathet Lalem Retreat Centre
Sharing Our Stories: A celebrati... @ Sts’ailes Lhawathet Lalem Retreat Centre
Aug 21 – Aug 24 all-day
Sharing Our Stories: A celebration & exploration of Indigenous and Mennonite Artistic Traditions @ Sts’ailes Lhawathet Lalem Retreat Centre | Agassiz | British Columbia | Canada
Featuring visual, musical, narrative, and poetic artists: • Brander McDonald • Edith Krause • The J.D.Minor Band • Yummo • Glenda Klassen • Harley and Sue Eagle More Featured Participants TBA! All are welcome! Click[...]
Oct
2
Thu
7:30 pm MCBC Fundraising Dessert Night @... @ Emmanuel Mennonite Church
MCBC Fundraising Dessert Night @... @ Emmanuel Mennonite Church
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Come learn about how the ministries of MCBC benefit you and your congregation and come prepared to contribute to the overall ministries of MCBC.
Oct
6
Mon
10:30 pm Pastor/Spouse Retreat 2014 @ Camp Squeah
Pastor/Spouse Retreat 2014 @ Camp Squeah
Oct 6 @ 10:30 pm – Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm
Pastor/Spouse Retreat 2014 @ Camp Squeah | Hope | British Columbia | Canada
Jerry and Renee Ritskes from Alberta – Kerith Creek Pastor/Spouse Retreat Centre – will be our guest speakers for the weekend. Sign-in for the retreat will begin at 4:30pm on Monday, October 6th, and the[...]
Oct
16
Thu
7:30 pm MCBC Fundraising Dessert Night @... @ Peace Mennonite Church
MCBC Fundraising Dessert Night @... @ Peace Mennonite Church
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Come learn about how the ministries of MCBC benefit you and your congregation and come prepared to contribute to the overall ministries of MCBC.
Oct
17
Fri
all-day Women’s Retreat @ Camp Squeah
Women’s Retreat @ Camp Squeah
Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day
Women's Retreat @ Camp Squeah | Canada
Our speaker this year is April Yamasaki, and this year’s theme is “Unwrap Your Gifts.” Come learn more about how to unwrap the gifts God has given you. Please register by October 1st, 2014. Click[...]

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Our Identity and Purpose

Mennonite Church British Columbia is a faith community of Christian churches with a passionate allegiance to Jesus Christ, our Saviour and Lord. Our purpose is to enable congregations to individually and collectively engage most fully in the mission of Christ.


Intergenerational Eden

Intergenerational Eden

Written by Aften Thiessen. One of Eden Mennonite Church’s main objectives is to foster fellowship and relationships among its congregants – especially across generational lines. It’s so important to them in fact that they plan three large events every year with the...
My Sabbatical

My Sabbatical

Written by Garry Janzen. I like our new MCBC “Sabbatical Good Practices” document that was introduced by our Church Health Committee in February at our Annual Meeting.  It is not a “policy,” nor is it a set of “guidelines,” but a set of ideas for good practices.  See...
Stó:lo, Sacredness and Salmon

Stó:lo, Sacredness and Salmon

Mennonites & First Nations Dialogue at Former Residential School Story and photo by Amy Dueckman. The former St. Mary’s Indian Residential School drew together 50 Fraser Valley Mennonites on May 10, 2014 to hear stories of history and culture by the Stó:lō First...
Camp Squeah – Building Leaders

Camp Squeah – Building Leaders

Written by Angelika Dawson. Summer is nearly upon us and soon your children will be heading up to Camp Squeah for a week of fun, friendship, and faith-building. What is also “built” at Squeah each summer is leaders – young adults who give their time and talents and...
Whose Land Is It Anyway?

Whose Land Is It Anyway?

Written by Lydia Cruttwell, on behalf of the Faith & Life Committee. As Tim Kuepfer said at the MCBC AGM this February, we’re ‘the committee that doesn’t do anything’.  That is, we don’t produce conferences or workshops or resources – rather, we try to give ‘sober...
LEAD & AGM Reflections

LEAD & AGM Reflections

Written by Garry Janzen. I appreciated that our LEAD Conference speaker, Rick Faw of A Rocha, gave some personal examples of his practical actions to care for creation, such as using a handkerchief. He did not push his personal sense of what to do on the participants...