MCC Manitoba Announcements
  • MCC Furniture Thrift Store invites you to attend their AGM held virtually on February 7 at 7pm. Please email Laurie Goetz at [email protected] to register.
  • Is our climate polarized? MCC Peace & Justice Office invites university students to engage with development professionals, civil servants and more in a student seminar held February 22-24. Join us in Winnipeg for in-person presentations and Zoom sessions with young people across the country to explore ways that you can make a difference. Register by January 31 at mcccanada.ca/get-involved/events/peace-justice-student-seminar
CMU Announcements
  • Consider CMU… Where teaching is exceptional; faith and community matter; learning and career connect; professors know you. Sign up for our January 26 virtual open house (6:00 PM CST). Take part in a virtual campus tour and engage in one-on-one conversations with an Admissions Counsellor. For more information and to register, visit cmu.ca/virtualopenhouse
  • ReNew 2022: An Online Conference for Pastors and Church Leaders on February 8. “Water from a Living Stream: Rejuvenation for Pastoring in a Complex World.” Dr. Scot McKnight will offer pastors and church leaders three scripture-rich presentations to help pastors clarify or re-focus their calling. For schedule and registration, visit cmu.ca/renew
  • Xplore: At the Intersection of Faith and Life. A 55-Plus enrichment program, Xplore offers courses that investigate dimensions of the Christian faith, our world, and life in it. All without any assignments or examinations! Xplore happens in a six-week block, with online courses offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings, beginning March 1. Visit cmu.ca/xplore.
Mennonite Disaster Service
MDS currently has several opportunities to join our team in the U.S. and in Canada. We have opportunities within our volunteer team, our communications team, field operations and support of our units and regions. One of our positions is the Administrative and Volunteer Coordinator, based in Winnipeg. This position will provide administrative support for the office, and to MDS Canada Units and volunteers, and assist with scheduling volunteers to Canadian disaster responses. Click here to see all of the employment opportunities.
Prayer requests from Square One

January 2
January 7 is Orthodox Christmas and many families look for meaningful videos. Pray that God would become real to the kids who watch “Ella’s Backyard Vlog” (Square One World Media’s Russian children’s program) during this time.

January 9
Pray for wisdom and creativity for Square One World Media’s Spanish production team as they plan and produce new episodes of the video program, “180 Grados”.

January 16
Pray for Nikolai Chernomor, Square One World Media’s ministry partner in Ukraine, who has been the sound technician at The Bible Today studio since 1995.

January 23
Pray for Eric Boorman as he connects with donors, operates both in front of and behind the camera, and generally fills many roles at Square One World Media.

January 30
Pray for Eduard and Heidi Giesbrecht, Square One World Media’s partners in Bolivia, as they produce the Low German youth video series, Run the Race (“Ekj Ran”).

Prayer requests from Multiply

January 23
Dylan & Mary (D & M)
Multiply workers in Austria

Pray for:

Discerning church-planting strategies in Austria

Work with refugees and new immigrants

Ministry through a multi-cultural Bible study group

January 30
David & Sarah (D & S)
Multiply workers in South Asia, Canada

Pray for:

Effective resourcing of emerging MB church networks in South Asia

Expansion of global ministry training centers

A new initiative among Punjabi immigrants in Canada

February 6, 2022
Dave & Louise Sinclair-Peters
Multiply workers in Thailand

Pray for:

Effective discipleship of Myanmar and Thai church leaders

Bethel Church, House of Hope, Lighthouse, House of Grace, and other churches

Self-sustaining small business initiatives to support pastors and evangelists

February 13, 2022
Derek & Tiffani Parenteau
Multiply workers in Canada

Pray for:

Effective discipleship among First Nations communities in Ontario

Training of leaders for ministry to indigenous people groups globally

Healing for First Nations people over residential school and foster care traumas

February 20, 2022
Doris Goertz
Multiply worker in Japan

Pray for:

Evangelism through English classes, Bible studies and music outreach

The home group that Doris hosts in her home

The Amagasaki Mennonite Brethren Church

February 27, 2022
Doug Hiebert
Multiply worker in Canada

Pray for:

His role as Regional Team Leader for Sub-Saharan Africa

Ongoing holistic ministry to the Batwa communities of Burundi

The thriving MB church conference in Malawi, birthed in a refugee camp