Month: October 2017

Special Assembly 2017 News

Several aids for you as you report to your congregations.

  • Bulletin Announcement:
    Future Directions: Covenant New
    Delegates to the 2017 Special Assembly in Winnipeg charted a new course for Mennonite Church Canada with a 94% approval of the Covenant New restructuring proposal. The new structure revisions MC Canada as the covenant partnership created by the five nationwide Regional Churches. Working together, Regional Churches have been mandated to foster the health and vitality of local congregations, who are engaged in mission in their immediate neighbourhoods and around the world. While delegates celebrated a structure that has served them well in the past and grieved its passing, they also embraced the vision of a vibrant, nationwide Mennonite Church that is actively engaging our world with the peace of Jesus Christ. To learn more, visit
  • Bulletin Insert
    Download this bulletin insert that you can photocopy for your bulletin. (side by side for photocopy purposes)
  • The Assembled News
    Highlights and decisions from the Assembly.
  • Recorded streamed video of all sessions.
  • All videos shown at Assembly are accessible via Winnipeg 2017

Discernment Guide Supplement

Get the latest update: New! Covenant New: DISCERNMENT GUIDE SUPPLEMENT on the Documents page.

Assembly Streaming

The 2017 Special Delegate Assembly will have streaming video available for those unable to attend. Check out Video: 2017 Special Delegate Assembly starting on October 13.

Program Guide Now Available

The PROGRAM GUIDE for Special Assembly 2017, including a schedule, is now available on the Documents page.

A hopeful lament: Holding on and letting go

Willard Metzger, Executive Director of Mennonite Church Canada, was recently interviewed on the Church Matters podcast and shared what’s on his heart for the future of the church.

The interview is one more excellent way to prepare for Special Assembly 2017 (Oct. 13-15) in Winnipeg as delegates take the next steps in discerning the future of the Mennonite Church in Canada.

Stream the interview.

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