Archive for Category: "General News"

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]

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]

CMU to celebrate publication of Philippians with book launch event

CMU to celebrate publication of Philippians with book launch event

Commentary by Gordon Zerbe emphasizes citizenship, partnership, and joy Canadian Mennonite University invites the public to a book launch celebrating the release of Philippians, a new Bible commentary by New Testament scholar Dr. Gordon Zerbe. The event takes place Thursday,… [More]

Mary Reimer visits CMU as Pastor-in-Residence

Mary Reimer visits CMU as Pastor-in-Residence

Teacher, pastor, and spiritual director hopes students will ‘courageously look at their lives’ Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to welcome Mary Reimer as Pastor-in-Residence later this month. Reimer, a spiritual director and the former co-pastor at FaithWorks, a Mennonite Brethren… [More]

Dr. Cheryl Pauls reappointed CMU President

Dr. Cheryl Pauls reappointed CMU President

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce that it has reappointed President Dr. Cheryl Pauls to a second term. “We are extremely excited and gratified that Cheryl has accepted the call to a second term,” says CMU Board of… [More]

“Festschrift” honours CMU President Emeritus Gerald Gerbrandt

“Festschrift” honours CMU President Emeritus Gerald Gerbrandt

CMU Press is pleased to announce the release of a Festschrift honouring Dr. Gerald Gerbrandt, who served as Canadian Mennonite University’s first sole President. Titled A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt, the… [More]

CMU celebrates start of school year with Fall Festival and opening program

CMU celebrates start of school year with Fall Festival and opening program

For Eric Wiebe, attending Canadian Mennonite University’s annual Fall Festival event this past weekend was like coming home. Wiebe, a retired high school physics teacher who lives in Kamloops, BC, graduated from Canadian Mennonite Bible College, one of CMU’s predecessor… [More]