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Canadian Mennonite University celebrates Class of 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

After a year of mingling on Zoom and many online classes, the CMU community gathered in-person on August 21 to celebrate the Class of 2021. At an outdoor convocation ceremony on CMU's grounds, CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls conferred 68 undergraduate degrees, 20 master's degrees, and three certificates.

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Practicum student helps shape Anabaptist worship

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 @ 9:30 AM

When Amelia Pahl envisioned how her practicum would go, she didn't expect she would be dissecting an 18th century prayer book and seeing how it could be used for worship today. Yet this was one of the many tasks she took on this summer.

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CMU launches new composting project

Friday, September 25, 2020 @ 1:18 PM

On Earth Day 2020, CMU officially became Climate Smart certified. Involved in this certification was a commitment to strategize various initiatives in which CMU would reduce greenhouse gas emissions on campus and become a more environmentally sustainable community. CMU's newest initiative, a composting project headed by graduate student Justin Eisinga, constitutes the first steps toward reducing greenhouse gasses by lowering the amount of waste build-up in landfills that contribute to the rising release of methane into the atmosphere.

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Giving to CMU supports global peacebuilding efforts, creates hope for the future

Monday, July 30, 2018 @ 7:00 AM

Ask Helen Rempel why she gives to CMU, and she'll tell you about CMU's Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP).

"There are a lot of students coming to CMU from all around the world, and the impact that has when they go home and make peace is so important," says Rempel.

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Longtime CMU alumnus donor invests in people

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

For Hugo Peters, donating to CMU is a wise investment because it means contributing to the lives of students.

"I've invested in all kinds of things in my life, some of which went south, some of which made money, but I've never regretted investing in people," says Peters (CMBC '63).

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Mennonite Pastors and Scholars Involved in Ecumenical Gathering

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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