Upcoming Events

Nov
29
Sat
8:00 pm Advent Vespers with Abendmusik C... @ Emmanuel Free Reformed Church
Advent Vespers with Abendmusik C... @ Emmanuel Free Reformed Church
Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm
NOV. 29-30, 8 pm: Advent Vespers with Abendmusik Choir.  Abbotsford: Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, 3386 Mt. Lehman Rd. (29th).  Vancouver: Knox United Church, 5600 Balaclava St. (30th).  Offering to Menno Simons Centre.
Nov
30
Sun
8:00 pm Advent Vespers with Abendmusik C... @ Knox United Church
Advent Vespers with Abendmusik C... @ Knox United Church
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm
NOV. 29-30, 8 pm: Advent Vespers with Abendmusik Choir.  Abbotsford: Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, 3386 Mt. Lehman Rd. (29th).  Vancouver: Knox United Church, 5600 Balaclava St. (30th).  Offering to Menno Simons Centre.
Jan
17
Sat
9:00 am Life in the Neighbourhood @ Level Ground Mennonite Church
Life in the Neighbourhood @ Level Ground Mennonite Church
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Life in the Neighbourhood with Karen Wilk Date changed from Oct. 25, 2014 to Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. How can we live “in and for” our neighbourhoods in everyday life? Karen Wilk, the author of[...]
Feb
20
Fri
9:00 am Why are we here? Re-examining o... @ Peace Mennonite Church
Why are we here? Re-examining o... @ Peace Mennonite Church
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This is an MCBC pastors only event. MCBC pastors will share stories of how and why they came to be pastors in an Anabaptist denomination. Gareth Brandt will do a 45 minute lecture on Anabaptist[...]
1:00 pm MCBC LEAD Conference @ Peace Mennonite Church
MCBC LEAD Conference @ Peace Mennonite Church
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This year’s speaker will be Danny Unrau, MCC Consultant / Interim Pastor at Sardis Community Church. The topic will be: Addressing Power & Authority in the Church; Seeing That No One Gets Hurt & the[...]

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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...
The 2nd Sto:lo History & Culture Learning Day

The 2nd Sto:lo History & Culture Learning Day

Written by Stan Olson. Photo of Sonny McHalsie and Brander McDonald. A small circle of people listened intently as Albert “Sonny” McHalsie, whose Stó:lō name is Naxaxalhts’i, told fascinating stories of his people. The occasion was the second Stó:lō History and...
Grateful for Faithful Support

Grateful for Faithful Support

Written by Angelika Dawson. At the head of the driveway at Camp Squeah stands an enormous Birch tree. Anyone who has visited Squeah will know it – whether you’re conscious of it or not. It is such an iconic tree: tall and wide, gracefully spreading its arms across the...
KFMC Welcomes First Sponsored Refuge Family from Columbia

KFMC Welcomes First Sponsored Refuge Family from Columbia

Written by Helene Wieler. Photo of Andres Urrego, Rosa Caicedo, and Oscar Urrego. Kelowna First Mennonite Church has just welcomed our first refuge-sponsored family, Oscar Urrego, Rosa Caicedo, and Andres Urrego. Their home in Colombia had become very unsafe, and when...
Consider Donating to MCBC

Consider Donating to MCBC

As this year comes to an end, we here at MCBC would like to thank all of you who have donated your time, energy and prayers to our ministry. We would also like to encourage you to make a year-end donation to us, which will help us meet our ministry goals for 2014. You...
Refocusing Understandings of Creation Care

Refocusing Understandings of Creation Care

Refocusing Understandings of Creation Care ‘We all come from the same source’ Written by Amy Dueckman. Photo from left to right the three presenters: Matt Humphrey, Elder Eddie Gardner, and Brander McDonald. Photo provided by Amy Dueckman, Click here, to download...
Letter to the Prime Minister & Minister of Natural Resources

Letter to the Prime Minister & Minister of Natural Resources

Click here to download the Government’s letter of response to MCBC’s letter (below). MCBC’s letter was drafted primarily by the Service, Peace & Justice Committee Letter is copied word for word. ___________________________________________________...