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Master of Divinity degree at CMU: Fall 2019

News Releases  •  2019.02.13 @ 10:01 AM

Beginning in September 2019, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will offer the Master of Divinity (MDiv), a new program of its Graduate School of Theology and Ministry (GSTM).

The MDiv is considered a gold standard by many denominations. The three-year program provides an extensive and thorough preparation for Christian ministry, including strong emphasis on discerning vocational calling and a field-based independent study tailored to each student's specific context. The program is suited for those considering Christian ministry or currently working in the field and wanting to grow in their knowledge and skills for faithful ministry.

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Face2Face | Let's Talk about Death...it won't kill you (video)

Videos  •  2019.02.11 @ 8:11 PM

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2019 CMU Scientist in Residence | Dr. Dennis R. Venema (videos)

Videos  •  2019.02.07 @ 10:34 AM

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Sunday@CMU: February 2019

Audio  •  2019.02.01 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Anabaptism
Speaker: John J. Friesen

Dr. John J. Friesen, Professor Emeritus of History and Theology, presents a four-part sermon series exploring Anabaptism.

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Death: Are we afraid of it or obsessed with it?

News Releases  •  2019.01.31 @ 9:00 AM

Four panelists who deal with death in their everyday lives will explore the different ways humans wrestle with death and how our understanding of it can change the way we live now.

"There are only two experiences that are absolute guarantees in life: birth and death. That just feels important to talk about," says David Balzer, Assistant Professor of Communications and Media at CMU and moderator of the event. "I'm going to risk something that may sound cliché, but perhaps reflecting on the meaning of death will give us a better sense of the meaning of living. I think it can." 

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Katie Doke Sawatzky (CMU ’10)

Listening an act of service for alumna

Community & Alumni  •  2019.01.02 @ 12:00 AM

As a journalist, Katie Doke Sawatzky (CMU '10) does a lot of listening. For her, it's an act of service.

"At the end of the day, you're just talking to people and listening, which I think is why I wanted to pursue journalism in the first place," she says. "I was interested in pursuing this line of work because you come at it from a stance of compassion."

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Remembering Bonnie Mitchell (nee Wilson, CMU '09)

Community & Alumni  •  2018.10.30 @ 2:57 PM

The CMU community is saddened by the sudden passing of Bonnie Christine Mitchell on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Bonnie, aged 31 years of Brandon, MB, was the beloved wife of Stephen and caring mother to Connor and Brayden.

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Dr. Jerry Buckland

Faculty: In their own words - Dr. Jerry Buckland

MSC News  •  2018.08.31 @ 8:30 AM

Dr. Jerry Buckland has been Professor of International Development Studies at Menno Simons College for 25 years.

What do you love about your work here at Menno Simons College?

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Jonathan Plett

Jonathan Plett: Finding Conflict Resolution Studies and some direction

MSC News  •  2018.08.29 @ 8:30 AM

When Jonathan Plett decided to go back to school, he wasn't sure what he wanted to study.

"I was taking a whole bunch of courses at the U of M like Political Science, Canadian Geography, and Ancient Greek Culture. I figured if I did enough basic courses something would catch my interest," says Plett.

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Alexandra Koslock at the Rally for Refuge

Rally for Refuge - Rescinding the Safe Third Country Agreement

MSC News  •  2018.07.17 @ 8:30 AM

by Alexandra Koslock

Rally for Refuge was a thought in my mind, that I wasn't sure would ever blossom. A few weeks ago I saw pictures, videos, and articles in the media about children being imprisoned in detention centers in the United States, and I felt a deep sense of responsibility in these moments.

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