Articles By: CMU

Working with Christian Peacemaker Teams a profound experience for alumni

Working with Christian Peacemaker Teams a profound experience for alumni

Lisa Martens (CMBC ‘00) recalls what it was like being in Iraq when U.S. forces invaded the country in 2003. She remembers speaking with a man whose house was cracked because his neighbour’s home had been bombed. “He was a… [More]

CMU to present Christian Peacemaker Teams with CMU PAX Award

CMU to present Christian Peacemaker Teams with CMU PAX Award

Peacemaking organization honoured for its dedication to service, leadership, and reconciliation Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce that it will present its CMU PAX Award to Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) next month. CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls will… [More]

CMU community to celebrate Bach’s birthday and World Poetry Day with special events

CMU community to celebrate Bach’s birthday and World Poetry Day with special events

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) students and faculty will celebrate Bach and poetry at two separate special events, both happening on campus this coming Tuesday, March 21.  Both of these events are free and open to the public: Bach on the… [More]

CMU welcomes Dori Zerbe Cornelsen as Director of Development

CMU  welcomes Dori Zerbe Cornelsen as Director of Development

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dori Zerbe Cornelsen as Director of Development. Zerbe Cornelsen comes to CMU following nine years of experience in donor relations as a Gift Planning Consultant with Abundance Canada, the… [More]

A Transformative Moment Workshop: Keynote Talks with Gil Dueck (video)

A Transformative Moment Workshop: Keynote Talks with Gil Dueck (video)

Held on February 25, A Transformative Moment was a ecumenical gathering of pastors and lay leaders to think creatively with one another about young adult ministry. Discussion considered new ways of understanding young adult faith transitions based on  varied experiences with… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Kenton Lobe

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Kenton Lobe

Kenton Lobe, Instructor in International Development Studies, has taught at CMU since 2005. What do you love about your work here? I love working with students, but in addition to that, I love my colleagues. I have a little neighbourhood… [More]

CMU Opera Workshop class presents H.M.S. Pinafore

CMU Opera Workshop class presents H.M.S. Pinafore

Canadian Mennonite University’s Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop is proud to present Gilbert and Sullivan’s famed comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor next month. Directed by David Klassen, the production will run for four shows:… [More]

2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition Winners (video)

2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition Winners (video)

1st place performance by Anneli Loepp Thiessen, piano Sonata in C Major XVI: 50, Allegro Molto, Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) 2nd place performance by Emma Heinrichs, pianist Spring Celebration, Stephen Chatman (b. 1950) 3rd place performance by Nolan Kehler, tenor Lonely House from… [More]

Sense of camaraderie marks 2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

Sense of camaraderie marks 2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

‘We’re all proud of each other,’ first place winner says A pianist hailing from southern Ontario is the winner of the 12th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition at Canadian Mennonite University. Anneli Loepp Thiessen’s performance, which included a piece… [More]

Pastors, lay leaders invited to explore the transitions of young adulthood at conference at CMU

Pastors, lay leaders invited to explore the transitions of young adulthood at conference at CMU

Canadian Mennonite University is inviting pastors and lay leaders to come together and think creatively about young adult ministry at a one-day conference later this month. A Transformative Moment: Seeking God in the Transitions of Young Adulthood takes place from… [More]