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New book from CMU Press explores history of Westgate Mennonite Collegiate

Posted in News Releases  •  Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 7:49 PM

A new book published by the Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) Press presents a detailed account of the history of Westgate Mennonite Collegiate, a private Mennonite high school in Winnipeg.

Necessary Idealism: A History of Westgate Mennonite Collegiate is written by Dr. Janis Thiessen, Associate Professor of History at the University of Winnipeg.

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CMU to honour writer Rudy Wiebe with 2019 PAX Award

Posted in News Releases  •  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 @ 9:19 AM

Renowned writer Rudy Wiebe will receive the 2019 Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) PAX Award.

CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls will present the award to Wiebe on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Spring at CMU, an annual fundraiser in support of the university.

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Upcoming public lecture to explore Anabaptism in Guatemala

Posted in News Releases  •  Monday, March 11, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

"How do we live as a transnational Mennonite community when some within the community are implicated in the harm done to others? How do we live out the authentic witness of early Anabaptism?" These are some of the questions Dr. Patricia Harms will raise at the 2019 John and Margaret Friesen Lectures at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU).

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CMU, community orchestra celebrate spring with special concert

Posted in News Releases  •  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 10:17 AM

The public is invited to a special spring concert at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) on Sunday, March 10.

The feature of the occasion is a special collaboration between CMU's resident orchestra, the Mennonite Community Orchestra (MCO), and fourth year CMU School of Music Student Emma Heinrichs.

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Master of Divinity degree at CMU: Fall 2019

Posted in News Releases  •  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 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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