Upcoming Events

May
1
Fri
7:30 pm Gallery 7 Theatre: 110 Stories @ The Reach Gallery
Gallery 7 Theatre: 110 Stories @ The Reach Gallery
May 1 @ 7:30 pm
Gallery 7 Theatre Presents: 110 Stories May 1 – 9, 2015. A powerful, first-hand re-telling of the 9/11 tragedy as seen and experienced by rescue workers and residents of NYC. Tickets: $12 – $20.  Showing[...]
May
2
Sat
10:00 am Women’s Inspirational Day 2015 @ Emmanuel Mennonite Church
Women’s Inspirational Day 2015 @ Emmanuel Mennonite Church
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Women's Inspirational Day 2015 @ Emmanuel Mennonite Church | Abbotsford | British Columbia | Canada
Our God Who Comforts Come out on Women’s Inspirational Day 2015 to celebrate being a woman made in God’s image. Trudy Beyak, the author of The Mother Heart of God, will be the speaker for[...]
4:00 pm The Blanket Exercise at St James’ @ St. James’ Anglican Church Basement
The Blanket Exercise at St James’ @ St. James’ Anglican Church Basement
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Blanket Exercise at St James' @ St. James’ Anglican Church Basement | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
The Blanket Exercise A Workshop on Shared History Saturday, May 2nd: 4-8pm The Blanket Exercise will take place at St. James’ Anglican Church Basement, 230 Gore St. South Vancouver, BC, unceded Coast Salish traditional territory.[...]
May
5
Tue
all-day Holy Ground: Answering God’s Cal... @ Regent College
Holy Ground: Answering God’s Cal... @ Regent College
May 5 – May 8 all-day
Holy Ground: Answering God’s Call to Creation Care @ Regent College | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
At last year’s LEAD conference, some of us heard Rick Faw give an excellent capsule introduction to why we should care for creation. That was a good beginning. Holy Ground: Answering God’s Call to Creation[...]
7:30 pm Creation Care and the Great Comm... @ Regent College
Creation Care and the Great Comm... @ Regent College
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
“Creation Care and the Great Commission: What is the Scope of our Biblical Mission?” is a free evening public lecture being given by Chris Wright. This event is connected with a conference at the same[...]

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Mennonite Church British Columbia exists to help congregations be Missional, Vibrant & Healthy, and Connected.

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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.



Going Forward with New Imagination

Going Forward with New Imagination

Written by Garry Janzen. Photo: Delegates discuss different issues at February’s MCBC AGM. Photo by Amy Dueckman. A big thank you to MCBC for the gift of a sabbatical in the fall of 2014.  The three aspects of our sabbatical were: refreshing, learning and serving. ...
Annual Squeah Paddle-a-thon Makes an Impact

Annual Squeah Paddle-a-thon Makes an Impact

Written by Angelika Dawson. Photo: Elizabeth Hoock giving her camper Jayla a piggyback at Squeah this past summer. When the paddles hit the water of the mighty Fraser River in this year’s Squeah Paddle-a-thon, the participating paddlers will already have made an...
God, Mission and a People

God, Mission and a People

Written by April Yamasaki To read the Task Force report, please click here. Following consultation with MCBC and other area churches, Mennonite Church Canada called together a Future Directions Task Force to address two central questions: What is God’s Spirit calling...
How Wolves Change Rivers

How Wolves Change Rivers

How Wolves Change Rivers A Discussion About the Future of MCBC and MC Canada Summarized by Aften Thiessen At this past February’s MCBC AGM, delegates watched a video entitled, “How Wolves Change Rivers” (youtube.com/watch?v=ysa5OBhXz-Q). The point of the video was...
First Baptisms for Vietnamese Christian Church

First Baptisms for Vietnamese Christian Church

Written by Amy Dueckman. Photo of Pastor April Yamasaki, assisted by Pastor Ken Ha, baptizes Nicky Nguyen, while Ruth Ha at left looks on. Photo provided by Amy Dueckman    Sunday evening, November 2 was a special night for the Vietnamese Christian Church. Five young...
Being Loved and Loving: A Personal Reflection

Being Loved and Loving: A Personal Reflection

Written by Lydia Cruttwell. “How do you receive love?” This was the question that Jerry and Renee Ritskes posed to 50 or so Pastors, Spouses, and Pastoral Care Representatives at the MCBC Pastor/Spouse retreat this past October. It came at the end of a session on...