Deepening Our Relationship With God
April 26 & 27, 2019
Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, ON
with April Yamasaki
Friday, April 26, 2019 - Evening of Worship Open to all MCEC
- 6:00 p.m.
- 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
- Drawing Near to God - Psalm 27
Worship with April Yamasaki, Mike Erb, Anneli Loepp Thiessen
- Table Discussions - Listening for God
- Congregational Milestones
- New Mission Minister Announced
- Financial Story of MCEC
- Offering in support of Meserete Kristos Church
MCEC, Mennonite Church Canada International Witness and Meserete Kristos Church, Ethiopia (MKC) have begun a new relationship that focuses on leadership development for the church in Ethiopia as well as within the East African diaspora here in Canada. The special offering at this year’s MCEC Annual Church Gathering will go towards this project.
- Ministry of Working Groups: Israeli/Palestinian and Indigenous Relations
- Partners in Ministry
- 9:00 p.m.
- Celebration reception and fellowship
Saturday, April 27, 2019
- 8:00 a.m.
- Registration and Refreshments
- 9:00 a.m.
- Seeking and Waiting for the Lord - Psalm 27
Opening Worship with April Yamasaki, Mike Erb, Anneli Loepp Thiessen
- Table Discussion: Listening for God
- Celebration of Youth Ministry in MCEC
- Celebration of MC Canada - Our Nationwide Community of Faith
- Celebration of congregations transitioning to Full Members
- Refuge de Paix, Sherbrooke, QC and Markham Christian Worship Centre, Markham, ON
- 12:00 noon - Lunch
- 1:00 p.m.
- Celebration of MCEC Ministry
- Celebrating of Nationwide Community of Faith - MC Alberta, Tim Wiebe-Neufeld
- Bylaw Discussion
- Blessing of Brian Bauman, MCEC Mission Minister retiring December 2019
- Table Discussion - Mission Ministry in MCEC
- Introduction of new Mission Minister
- Table Discussion - Mission Ministry in the local congregation
- Mission Ministry
- Leadership Ministry
- 4:30 p.m.
- Closing Worship