Annual Church Gathering Materials

Ministry Highlights

We will be discussing these videos - click here.

  • A Kingdom Impact
    - Mission
  • A Lifelong Learning Journey
    - Leadership
  • MCEC@Quebec
    - Mission
  • Relationships Across International Borders
    -
    Mission
  • Support for Youth Ministry in MCEC
    - Youth
  • The Next Normal of Pastoral Ministry
    - Leadership
  • We Are Ready!
    - Intercultural Ministry
  • Mennonite Church Canada - Doug Klassen, Executive Minister
  • Mennonite Church Manitoba - Michael Pahl, Executive Minister

Year in Review

It has been an exciting year of ministry. We may refer to some of these documents but may not be actively interacting with them during our meeting.

On-Line Meeting Platform: Zoom

Sessions:

Please join 15 minutes early

  • Friday, April 23, 2021  7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 24, 2021  10:00 - 12:00 noon
  • Saturday, April 24, 2021  12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

 

Test Meeting:

Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 7:00 p.m
A time to ensure your computer is connecting probably. Test out polling, chatting and interpretation features. Important for first time Zoom users.


Notes:
  • The links will be provided to you by email. If you need assistance, please contact Joan Schooley at jschooley@mcec.ca.
  • Joan Schooley will be available as Tech Support throughout the Session and Test Meetings. You can reach her by email at jschooley@mcec.ca or through the zoom chat.

Before the Meeting

  • It is our suggestion that you download the app to your computer as opposed to using the web browser version which does not have access to the full features of the program. If you are on a tablet, you may also have limited options available to you. The instructions here are based on using the downloaded app version on your computer/laptop.
  • If you attend the meeting by phone or if you use the phone for audio, please contact Joan Schooley at jschooley@mcec.ca with your phone number so that she can verify you in the waiting room and admit you into the meeting.
  • Meeting questions can be submitted before the meeting via email at annualchurchgathering@mcec.ca

Entering the Meeting

  • When you log into the meeting, you will be placed into a waiting room until ushered into the meeting room.
  • Upon entering the meeting, please open your "chat" windows (located at the bottom of the zoom screen).

During the Meeting

  • In the "chat" window, you are able to ask questions. Please chat your questions during the meeting. Please do not chat directly with the presenters as they will not necessarily by monitoring the chat feature.
  • Voting will be done through the "polling" feature. Instructions will be given at that time.
  • Translation is available. Please be in touch with Joan Schooley (jschooley@mcec.ca) for more information. Please also note that you will need to choose translation when you return from a breakout room. 
  • Please note that this conference will be recorded. If you do not wish to be recorded, please ensure that your camera is off and your microphone is muted. You can also change your visual name. You can still participant in chat and polling options but your identity will not be public.