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Seventeen speakers from Mennonite (Mennonite Church and Mennonite Brethern), United, Lutheran, and Anglican churches presented at May 9’s ecumenical event titled, “Behold! I do a New Thing—Emerging Perspectives in Ministry.”

Mennonite Pastors and Scholars Involved in Ecumenical Gathering

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, June 7, 2018 @ 8:10 AM

"I wonder whether Jesus' call for Christian unity isn't an invitation to focus on what unites rather than divides us, in order to see that everyone brings something valuable to God's kingdom." So said Kathy Koop, Pastor of First Mennonite Church, in reflecting on a recent ecumenical gathering. On May 9, "Behold! I do a New Thing—Emerging Perspectives in Ministry" took place at the Charleswood United Church. Using Isaiah 43:19, "I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?" as a springboard, the day saw one hundred participants, including more than 20 Mennonite Church Manitoba and MB pastors, come together for resourcing and fellowship.

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2018's Leadership Scholarship winners: (clock-wise from top left) Katherine Ulrich, Johanna Klassen, Levi Klassen, and Annika Loeppky,

CMU announces 2018 Leadership Scholarship winners

Posted in News Releases  •  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 @ 8:09 AM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to name the recipients of this year's Leadership Scholarships: Katherine Ulrich of Scott, SK (homeschool); Johanna Klassen of Winnipeg, MB (Westgate Mennonite Collegiate); Annika Loeppky of Selkirk, MB (Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School); and Levi Klassen of Calgary, AB (Calgary Christian School).

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Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Gordon Zerbe

Posted in Faculty Profiles  •  Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Dr. Gordon Zerbe, Professor of New Testament, has taught at CMU and CMBC (one of CMU's founding colleges) since 1990.

What did you teach this past semester that you were most excited about?

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Sunday@CMU: June 2018

Posted in Audio  •  Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Four Women from the Bible
Speaker: Janessa Giesbrecht

Janessa Giesbrecht, Pastor of Youth and Young Adults at Fort Garry Mennonite Brethren Church in Winnipeg, and a student in CMU's Graduate School of Theology and Ministry, presents a four-part sermon series exploring women from the Bible who have taught her something profound about her faith. Plus: Face2Face On Air interviews with CMU alumni, students, and staff.

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Dr. Brian Froese, Associate Professor of History received a five-year grant worth $93,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to research the intersection of conservative religion and politics in Western Canada from the 1880s to 1960s.

CMU history professor awarded $93,000 federal grant

Posted in News Releases  •  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 @ 7:28 AM

A Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) professor is the recipient of a prestigious federal grant.

Dr. Brian Froese, Associate Professor of History, received a five-year grant worth $93,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Froese will use the grant for a research project addressing the intersection of conservative religion and politics in Western Canada from the 1880s to 1960s.

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