Historical Commission announces grants

Friday, September 30, 2016

The Historical Commission is announcing two new grants for 2016–2017. With the three existing annual grants, this brings to five the number of funded initiatives aimed at fostering…

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Peace that permeates

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

People were skeptical when intern Elizabeth Wittrig announced her research topic for the MB archives: women’s voices and the Anabaptist peace witness. Wittrig was the 2015 summer archive…

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Hand in hand across borders

Thursday, October 22, 2015

I attended both breakout sessions on missional partnerships. The partnerships being discussed involved the U.S. MB conference, MB Mission, the C2C Network and CCMBC.

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CMBS funded initiatives promote study

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Historical Commission of the U.S. and Canadian Mennonite Brethren Churches announces three funded initiatives for 2015–2016.

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MB studies project grants awarded

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Nina Schroeder, Gil Dueck and Andrew Dyck are the 2014 recipients of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s first MB studies project grants.

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A beautiful faith

Friday, August 1, 2014

As a pastor of a Mennonite Brethren church in Japan, Yoshio Fujii had limited knowledge of the church’s deep Anabaptist roots. To learn more about the church’s history and theology, he spent 2013/2014 studying at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary in Fresno, Cal., followed by a five-week MB Historical Commission archival internship in May and June.

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Click here to view older archives (1999–2008) here. (Also see select older articles below)    

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Story keepers gather

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

At this year’s Historical Commission AGM, June 7–8 in Winnipeg, the four archival centres reported on their projects underway, including include publishing books; digitizing print, sound, and image media; processing recent acquisitions; and holding conferences.

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Historical Commission announces archival internship recipient

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Amanda Bartel is this year’s recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission archival internship. The selection committee chose Amanda from a strong field of candidates from universities and…

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Something old, something new

Saturday, September 1, 2012

My Polish extended family has a tradition that shows up every time we get together for a wedding, anniversary, or birthday. At some point, my uncle will spontaneously…

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May Letters

Thursday, May 1, 2008

We need the Spirit’s renewal; Don’t put the Spirit in a box; An unpredictable wind; Friction between church and artists; Where are programs for single dads?; Severing our oneness in Christ re December, February and March

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