Upcoming Events

Aug
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3:00 pm 2015 Directions In Aboriginal Mi... @ Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre
2015 Directions In Aboriginal Mi... @ Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm
2015 Directions in Aboriginal Ministry   “DECOLONIZING PASTORAL MINISTRY” The Journey after the TRC: Building Right Relations of Respect and Integrity   Monday, August 17th, 3:00 PM — Thursday, August 20th, 2:00 PM, 2015  [...]
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7:00 pm Making Sense: Faith & Ethics in ... @ Columbia Bible College
Making Sense: Faith & Ethics in ... @ Columbia Bible College
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Making Sense: Faith & Ethics in a Culture of Confusion David Warkentin Mondays, September 21 – October 26 (no class October 12) 7-8:30 pm $78.75 Do you ever wonder what Christianity has to do with[...]
7:00 pm Witnessing to the Gospel: Life L... @ Columbia Bible College
Witnessing to the Gospel: Life L... @ Columbia Bible College
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Witnessing to the Gospel:  Life Lessons in Acts Michael Szuk Mondays, September 21 – November 9 (no class October 12) 7-8:30 pm $105 Acts is the only record of the early church in action. As[...]
Oct
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7:00 pm It’s All About Life for the Chur... @ Columbia Bible College
It’s All About Life for the Chur... @ Columbia Bible College
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm
It’s All About Life for the Church & the World Rikk Watts Friday, October 2, 7-9 pm Saturday, October 3, 9-2:30 pm $63 ($36.75 Seniors 65+) Includes lunch This Bible conference explores the themes of[...]
Oct
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all-day Pastor/Spouse Retreat 2015 @ Camp Squeah
Pastor/Spouse Retreat 2015 @ Camp Squeah
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day
Pastor/Spouse Retreat 2015 @ Camp Squeah
Stop! Look! Listen! Are you Drawn by God or Driven by Culture October 5-7 Camp Squeah, #4 – 27915 Trans Canada Hwy, Hope, BC Guest Speaker: Donald Clymer This retreat is only for MCBC Pastors[...]

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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.



Life in Vancouver

Life in Vancouver

Story & Photo by Aften Thiessen On Saturday, April 11th, First Untied Mennonite Church in Vancouver hosted the Forge Canada event, “Life in the Neighbourhood.” It was more specifically geared towards urban issues than a similar event held in Abbotsford the...
In the Neighbourhood

In the Neighbourhood

Story by Garry Janzen. One of my favourite songs is called “The Neighbourhood,” done by the Vancouver black gospel trio, Sojourners. They sing about violence and injustice on the street, impossible dreams and wishes for moms and their children, and then repeatedly...
Blanket Exercise

Blanket Exercise

Story by Lorne Brandt. Late Saturday afternoon May, 2nd, 2015, approximately 50 individuals gathered in the basement of St. James Anglican Church in East Vancouver to experience in a graphic way what Indigenous peoples have experienced over the last 400 years since...
Vacation With a Meaning

Vacation With a Meaning

Story by Angelika Dawson. Photo of Bernie & Dolores Martens at Camp Squeah. When Bernie and Dolores Martens were planning their summer vacations, they wanted something more than simply sitting pool-side and sipping fancy drinks. They were looking for an...
Inspirational Day 2015 Has Come & Gone

Inspirational Day 2015 Has Come & Gone

Story by Waltrude Gortzen. Photo by Aften Thiessen. We had about 130 women attend this year’s “Women’s Inspirational Day,” and from all accounts they really enjoyed the event! With Trudy Beyak as our speaker we learned again that our God is “Our God of All Comfort”....
Emmanuel’s First Electronic-Waste Recycling Sunday

Emmanuel’s First Electronic-Waste Recycling Sunday

Photo by Stan Olson On Sunday, April 26, Emmanuel MC had their first E-waste Recycling Sunday. Debbie Rempel and the church’s Green Team helped to organize the event. The church would like to thank all of those who brought items to recycle and give a special thanks to...
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...