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Sunday, September 23rd 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, Life.Church continues to be one of the fastest growing churches in the U.S., members of Mennonite Churches in Texas were among those arrested in immigration raids this summer and some women from Charleswood are holding a monthly bible study with inmates at the women’s correctional centre in Headingley.

 

 

Sunday, September 16th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, the new moderator of the United Church of Canada has shared some of his goals for the church, a Mennonite pastor in the U.S. who was sanctioned for performing a same-sex wedding, has had his credentials restored and we have an amazing story about a Mennonite Brethren pastor from Saskatchewan who has become involved in a unique global mission.

 

 

Sunday, September 9th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, U.S. Mennonite Brethren will hold another study conference on the role of women in ministry, Canadian Catholic bishops have issued a statement regarding a report on widespread abuse by priests in Pennsylvania and the Mennonite Brethren Fresno Pacific University in California has removed its seminary president and severed ties with three high-profile pastors.

 

 

Sunday, September 2nd 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, the new head of Mennonite Church USA is a man who left the military years ago to become a conscientious objector, Mennonite Church Canada has appointed an interim executive minister and two churches in Winnipeg have come together to sponsor a refugee family.

 

Sunday, August 26th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, The Pope has issued a letter condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover up, a Winnipeg pastor has resigned after being arrested in California and youth counsellor who is part of the Evangelical Mennonite Conference has shared some thoughts on how the church can be more helpful to people who are struggling with addiction.

 

 

Sunday, August 19th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, Trinity Western University has announced its community covenant on sexual behaviour for students is no longer compulsory, the entire board and leadership at Willow Creek Megachurch in Chicago have now resigned and an employee of Mennonite Church Canada has been sentenced to time in jail for participating in a protest.

 

 

 

Sunday, August 12th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, a one-of-a-kind internship in Brokenhead, Manitoba is opening up opportunities, another woman has come forward with accusations against Willow Creek Community Church founding pastor Bill Hybels, the Salvation Army names it's new international leaders and the "Grow-Hope" project bridges the rural-urban divide to help end world hunger. 

 

 

Sunday, August 5th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, The United Church of Canada has a new moderator, the Conservative Mennonite Conference in the U.S has rebranded itself and communion services are continuing to evolve in Mennonite Churches across Canada.

 

 

Sunday, July 29th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches and the United Church of Canada have both approved major restructuring plans, peace talks in Korea are having a negative impact on missionary efforts in North Korea and the Vietnam Mennonite Church has shared its zeal for allowing youth to lead the way in the church.

 

 

Sunday, July 22nd 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, Canadian Mennonite Brethren received a pep talk on unity at their annual conference, Willow Creek, a Chicago megachurch is dealing with the fallout after mishandling allegations of sexual misconduct against pastor Bill Hybels and Mennonites in France are concerned about a possible return of conscription.

 

 

Sunday, July 15th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, the Evana Network is growing its membership of Mennonite Churches, Pope Francis has met with the World Council of Churches to continue working on Christian unity and the Church of England hopes more dynamic preaching will help put people back into the pews.

 

 

Sunday, July 8th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, the new Anglican Canadian Church Calendar is a reflection of the church "inside and out", CMU will have more to offer in the science department in fall, the United Church of Canada has now reacted to the separation of migrant families in the U.S. and the Salvation Army is operating in 2 more countries in Africa. 

 

 

Sunday, July 1st 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, MCC and Mennonite Church officials have responded to the separation of migrant families in the United States, a recently retired leader in Mennonite Church Eastern Canada is optimistic that the Christian Church is gaining strength and the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Boniface is inviting people of all spiritualities to a big celebration July 15th.

 

 

Sunday, June 24th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, religious groups are expressing major disappointment in a Supreme Court decision regarding Trinity Western University, a conference at Columbia Bible College has dealt with the issue of professional sexual misconduct by religious leaders and leaders of the Evangelical Mennonite Church have met to discuss how we hear from God after a conference on the subject this spring was cancelled by Steinbach Bible College.

 

 

Sunday, June 17th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, Anabaptists and Catholics met for reconciliation last month in Germany, the Anglican Church in Shamattawa plans to rebuild after a devastating fire and the leaders of various church denominations met in Winnipeg last month to talk about all they share in common.

 

 

Sunday, June 10th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, churches are invited to join in the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine this Sunday, churches are welcoming a Supreme Court of Canada decision on matters of religious doctrine and a name has been selected for the new Mennonite hymnal that is currently under development.

 

 

Sunday, June 3rd 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, Canadian MB churches are re-considering whether baptism and church membership should be linked, a Canadian is the new worldwide leader of the Salvation Army and churches are being invited to actively participate in World Refugee Sunday later this month.

 

 

Sunday, May 27th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, churches are marking Global Outreach Day this weekend, some churches are struggling with succession plans from old to new leadership and Mennonite Church Canada has called home its witness workers in Burkina Faso and Germany.

 

 

Sunday, May 20th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, the Catholic Archdiocese of Winnipeg has identified three key challenges through a two year synod process, Southeast Mennonite Conference is considering a break away from Mennonite Church U.S.A and a family in Altona is practicing stewardship by reducing its garbage total to one ice cream pail every two months.

 

 

Sunday, May 13th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, the head of Mennonite Church Canada is stepping down, the president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is being urged to resign and a visit to the middle east has opened the eyes of two Mennonite church leaders.

 

 

Sunday, May 6th 2018

Stories we're working on this week include, evangelist Beth Moore is critical of church culture that tolerates abusive husbands, a Manitoba Hutterite colony is increasing its grow hope acres for the Foodgrains Bank and a new book on miracles in modern times relates an amazing story of healing.

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