Notice of Motion

Posted on Friday, February 24th, 2017 by CCMBC Communications in News | No Comments

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The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of MB Churches is giving notice of a Special General Meeting to be held prior to Equip Study Conference Nov. 1–3, 2017, in Abbotsford, B.C. Agenda items and accompanying documents will be distributed and posted at mennonitebrethren.ca at a later date.

Prayers for Quebec

Posted on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 by CCMBC Communications in News | Comments (1)

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The Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches grieves the senseless loss of life of people at worship at the Centre Culturel Islamique du Québec, Ste. Foy, Quebec, Jan. 29, 2017. Our prayers are with the families of the victims and the larger community that is stunned and suffering from these events. As a peace church, we condemn violence and we pray that those who perpetrate violence on others would be transformed by the love of Jesus. We call on our […]

CCMBC Board appoints interim Executive Director

Posted on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 by CCMBC Communications in News | Comments (1)

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The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) announced Jan. 15, 2017, that Steve Berg has been appointed interim executive director effective Feb. 1, 2017. Steve is currently senior associate pastor at South Abbotsford (B.C.) Church where he will continue to spend 25 percent of his work time. The church has released him to use the other 75 percent to serve the conference. Steve has committed to the new role for up to 18 months, during […]

2017 Week of Prayer Guide

Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by CCMBC Communications in Faith and Life, News, Resources | Comments (1)

                                  The 2017 Week of Prayer guide is now available!   A few ideas of how to utilize the Week of Prayer guide: use it as part of your devotional or small group time post it on your church website email it to your church contact list plan prayer meetings during that week, either as a whole church or in groups incorporate it in […]

Dec. 13 Conference Call Audio Recording

Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2016 by CCMBC Communications in News, Stewardship | Comments (1)

Click here to listen to the conference call held on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016.   Referenced posts: Financial Updated (posted Oct. 31) Q&A with moderator Bruce Enns (posted Dec. 3) Dec. 13 Conference Call Info (posted Dec. 8) Year to Date Financial Report (posted Dec. 12)  

Year to Date Financial Report (Oct. 31,2016)

Posted on Monday, December 12th, 2016 by CCMBC Communications in News, Stewardship | Comments (1)

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Financial Report Year to Date – October 31, 2016 The following comments are based on the Internal CCMBC financial reports as at October 31, 2016. The analysis is a comparison between the actual year to date results and the year to date allocation of the annual budget that was approved at the Annual general meeting in October 2015 and an analysis of the CCMBC financial position at October 31, 2016. This information has not […]

Dec. 13 Conference Call Info

Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 by CCMBC Communications in News | Comments (6)

On Tuesday, December 13, there will be a 60 minute conference call that all MB church attenders are invited to participate in, as first announced in the Financial Update. The purpose of the call is to answer questions regarding governance, policies and the transition of the Stewardship Fund to Legacy. The call will be held at 1 pm (PST) and will begin with the moderator of the call introducing presenters Jim Davidson (CFO), Howie Wall (Finance Committee Chair), Michael Dick […]

Q&A with moderator Bruce Enns

Posted on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 by CCMBC Communications in News | Comments (5)

There has been a lot of discussion following the Executive Board’s announcement that Willy Reimer would be leaving his position as executive director. Moderator Bruce Enns provides his personal perspective after reflecting on a difficult time. It’s been a week since the announcement that Willy was leaving. What have you been thinking about during that time? My mind has gone to Lamentations 3 since I think it applies in various ways. It acknowledges our need for grieving while giving us […]

Board Announces Leadership Change

Posted on Friday, November 25th, 2016 by CCMBC Communications in News | Comments (7)

The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) announced today that Willy Reimer will be leaving his position as Executive Director effective November 25, 2016. After much discussion and prayer, the Board came to consensus that a leadership change was required for the opportunities and challenges facing the conference at this time. This difficult decision followed a thorough and thoughtful process in board sessions which included mapping out the strengths and challenges in our conference. The […]