Archive for Category: "News Releases"

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]

Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives & Gallery to continue under new structure

Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives & Gallery to continue under new structure

Joint News Release by: Mennonite Church Canada, Canadian Mennonite University Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies The Mennonite Heritage Centre including its Archive and Art Gallery programs, is being reorganized under a new partnership and name. Discussions over the last months… [More]

Canadian Mennonite University announces new faculty appointments

Canadian Mennonite University announces new faculty appointments

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce three new faculty appointments, all to start in their roles on July 1, 2017. Dr. Jonathan Dueck, Vice President Academic and Academic Dean: Dueck holds a PhD from the University of Alberta… [More]

Ministry workers invited to conference at CMU that will focus on becoming global

Ministry workers invited to conference at CMU that will focus on becoming global

“Becoming global congregations” is the focus of an upcoming conference for those in ministry that will be held at Canadian Mennonite University. ReNew: Resourcing Pastors for Ministry takes place Monday, February 6 to Wednesday, February 8 at CMU (500 Shaftesbury… [More]

Panelists to explore how their different faiths intersect at Face2Face discussion

Panelists to explore how their different faiths intersect at Face2Face discussion

A Jew, Muslim, and Christian will dialogue about what lies at the core of their faith heritages and how people from these distinct faith traditions might work together for peace and justice, at Canadian Mennonite University’s next Face2Face community discussion…. [More]

CMU welcomes renowned climate change expert as Scientist in Residence

CMU welcomes renowned climate change expert as Scientist in Residence

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe set to speak about science in a ‘post-truth’ world Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce it will host acclaimed atmospheric scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe as its 2017 Scientist in Residence. Hayhoe is a professor at Texas… [More]

CMU announces $1.7 million Centre for Ecological and Economic Resilience

CMU announces $1.7 million Centre for Ecological and Economic Resilience

Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce the creation of a new centre that will incubate and nurture social enterprises. The Centre for Ecological and Economic Resilience will develop policy, design, and enterprise innovations for a resilient economy that improves… [More]

CMU theology professor to celebrate publication of new book at launch event

CMU theology professor to celebrate publication of new book at launch event

‘Take and Read’ includes essays reflecting theologically on books Canadian Mennonite University invites the public to a launch event celebrating the release of Take and Read: Reflecting Theologically on Books, a new book written by Dr. Paul Doerksen, Associate Professor… [More]

Canadian Mennonite University invites community to celebrate Christmas at CMU

Canadian Mennonite University invites community to celebrate Christmas at CMU

Annual ‘create-your-own-concert’ event features something for everyone ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and Canadian Mennonite University wants you to join in the merriment at its annual Christmas at CMU concert. The event takes place on Saturday, November 26 at… [More]