Leadership

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Resources

  • Conrad Grebel Library Priveleges for MCEC Pastors
    - Pastors of Mennonite Church Eastern Canada (MCEC) are eligible to borrow books from the Milton Good Library free of charge.
  • Guest Speaker Listing
    - A list of people around MCEC who are available for your worship service, retreat or Sunday school discussions.
  • Leadership Policy Manual
    - Policies and other documents which are intended to foster the health of congregations and pastors.
  • Leadership Resource Packets
    - Packets for Pastoral Leaders and for Congregations
  • Mennonite Spiritual Directors of Eastern Canada
    - A network of 30 spiritual directors in Southern Ontario, offering one-on-one and small group spiritual direction, contemplative retreats, prayer guides, and resources for congregations.
  • Ministry Opportunities
    - A current listing of available positions in MCEC.
  • Pastors Salary Guidelines
    - These Salary Guidelines are intended to provide some uniformity across the denomination while allowing for adjustments based on the local cost of living.
  • Pastoral Transitions
    - Placements, installations, concluding assignments, credentialing, etc.
  • Reporting Sexual Misconduct of Church Leaders
    - MCEC is committed to supporting congregations to ensure that they are safe for everyone. When sexual misconduct occurs (that is, uninvited sexual engagement of any kind by a church leader) the church takes this very seriously.
  • Transitioning into Ministry
    - A program for pastors new to MCEC and the congregations who support them.
  • Youth Pastor Coaching
    - Supports beginning youth workers/pastors in MCEC as they enter into their first formal ministry experience and explore their own pastoral identity and vocational calling.

Continuing Education Opportunities

  • Anabaptist Learning Workshop
    - A program of lifelong learning - at the intersection of Christian faith and contemporary life for laypeople, church leaders, pastors, seekers, new Canadians, and others.
  • Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary
    - A learning community with an Anabaptist vision, educating followers of Jesus Christ to be leaders for God’s reconciling mission in the world.
  • Conrad Grebel University College
    - The mission of Conrad Grebel University College is to seek wisdom, nurture faith, and pursue justice and peace in service to church and society.
  • Credence & Co.
    - Committed to building thriving faith-based congregations and organizations.
  • Events Page
    - Full listing of MCEC continuing education and events.
  • Healthy Pastoral Relations
    - Spring 2018. Responsible pastors are constantly required to assess the relationships that they are involved in, and to respond in a way that brings healing and growth to the other, while caring for oneself.