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Carl and Pat Whitehead

Bible Translation – Menya language Papua New Guinea Wycliffe Bible Translators Home church: Nassau Street Church, Winnipeg Man. Carl was able to spend nine weeks in Langley BC over the summer to serve on staff at the Canada Institute of Linguistics. It was a good opportunity for him to catch up on some of what […]

Chris and Elaine Hurst

Wycliffe Bible Translators Bible Translation – Nahuatl language group Working from Abbotsford, BC Chris and Elaine continue to advise on the translation work of the Nahuatl language, the bulk of which is being done by local translators in Mexico. Chris relies heavily on good technology to continue this work and remain in communication with “the […]

Wes and Carol Schellenberg

Accountant Avant Ministries | Winnipeg, Man. Home church: Glencross Mennonite Church, Man. “Overwhelmed” is a good word to describe how we felt. Friends, neighbours, and colleagues were there to help load the moving truck in Calgary, Alberta and unload in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They worked hard, laughed a lot, and were an incredible encouragement to us. […]

Gord and Beckie Klassen

Program Director / Gem Lake Wilderness Camp Inner City Youth Alive | Winnipeg, Man. Home church: Nassau Street Church, Winnipeg, Man. The summer camp program at Gem Lake Wilderness Camp is done for the season. My staff team is back in the city! I am spending some time here on the island by myself recharging […]

Marsden and Mandy Giesbrecht

Healing Hearts Ministry Church Planting | Nipawin, Sask Home church: Sutherland Evangelical Church, Saskatoon, Sask. Over the course of our years in Nipawin, Sask., we have been in the process of building relationships that point to Christ. We have been preaching and teaching the Good News of our Saviour as God has prompted, and we […]

Celebrating a Developing Ministry

It was a celebration of thanksgiving and praise to God. Arlie and Eva Peters, long time missionaries with MEM in Bolivia, and a large group of friends and supporters gathered for an evening of reflection and gratitude, November 19, in the Winkler EMM Church, Man. The evening, in celebration of Arlie and Eva’s faithful service, […]

A Committee Revived

Let me introduce you to EMMC’s new Missions Advisory Committee: Region 1, Steve Miller from the Hague Gospel Church; Region 2, Art Toews from the Bagot Community Chapel; Region 3, Dick Plett from the Winkler EMM; Region 4, Lena Wiebe from the Aylmer EMM; Region 5, Albert Rempel from the Blue Creek EMM Church. Long-time […]

Bolivia: Education with a future!

Early in the MEM ministry in Bolivia outside of the colony schools (Darpsschoolen), there were few formal learning opportunities for the children of Low German speaking Mennonites. Now, some 16 years later, the hard work, long hours of preparation, the patience with understanding and meeting governmental requirements have paid off. Today that first school, known […]

Together this Christmas

Making decisions is not always easy. Pasta or pizza. House or apartment. City or rural. House church or big church. Stay in a secure work environment or venture into wild God-opportunities. Options are endless. Having to consider what to leave behind and what to pursue often involves the heart, not just the practical and intellectual […]

Wes & Carol Schellenberg October 2018

“Overwhelmed” is a good word to describe how we felt. Friends, neighbours, and colleagues were there to help load the moving truck in Calgary, and unload in Winnipeg. They worked hard, laughed a lot, and were an incredible encouragement to us. We managed to fit everything into a 26’ U-Haul truck on a Wednesday, drive […]