Youth Ministry in Action

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Focus: Tavistock Mennonite Church


Tavistock Mennonite Church has been a worshipping presence in the town of Tavistock since 1942. Alea Fletcher, Child, Youth and Family Coordinator, works closely with the sponsors to provide ministry to the youth and families of the church.

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Focus: St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, St. Jacobs ON


St. Jacobs Mennonite Church has represented a Mennonite presence in the St. Jacobs area for 175 years.

Wendy Janzen and Kevin Derksen are pastoral resources to the various parts of ministry with youth at the church. Mark Diller-Harder is the pastoral resource to the junior youth.

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Focus: Listowel Mennonite Church


Listowel Mennonite Church has been worshipping together in the town of Listowel for over 55 years.

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Focus: Ottawa Mennonite Church, Ottawa ON


Ottawa Mennonite Church is an urban congregation that has deep roots in the city of Ottawa.

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North Leamington United Mennonite Church


North Leamington United Mennonite Church in the Leamington area, is located across from the United Mennonite Educational Institute, the high school supported by three local MCEC congregations.

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Focus: Faith Mennonite Church, Leamington, ON


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Focus: Leamington United Mennonite Church, Leamington, ON


Leamington United Mennonite Church (LUMC) is one of three MCEC congregations in the Leamington area.

youth sports huddleTwo congregations intentionally bringing their youth and junior youth together with a vision to build a unified group. This intentional combined ministry is building community, growing a sense of belonging as well as nurturing faith as they look to the future. The groups are open to doing a church exchange with another youth group or working together to plan events or service with other groups. Read more...

sneakersA congregation that gathers youth from the surrounding communities. Sara Erb, Pastor of Faith Formation, supports the sponsors in their ministry with youth. Senior Youth meet three times a month with each event representing a different aspect of service, social and faith formation. Within the mix of events is a “family dinner” where someone in the church...