Why apply to live at Menno? Watch our promo video!

by Webmaster on February 13, 2017

We are now accepting applications for Summer (May 2017-August 2017) and Fall/Winter (Sept. 2017 – April 2018). Watch our 5-minute introductory video about the Menno Simons Centre, featuring interviews with the Residence Coordinators as well as former residents. You’ll also hear from a Residence Assistant (RA) about what makes our student residence near UBC so special as an intentional Christian community.

Abendmusik Lent Vespers – March 2017

by Webmaster on February 9, 2017

Abendmusik Lent Vespers Postcard March 2017

Please join us at 7:30 p.m. for an hour of choral music for the Advent season. See maps and links to driving directions on the “Hear us sing” page.

Saturday, March 11, 2017, 7:30 pm, Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, 3386 Mount Lehman Road, Abbotsford, BC

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 7:30 pm, St. Philip’s Anglican Church*, 3737 West 27th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

* PLEASE NOTE the new location of our Vancouver service!

You can add appointments to your calendar application by downloading the ICS file for either Sat. Mar. 11 or Sun. Mar. 12.

Abendmusik Advent Vespers – November 2016

November 11, 2016

Please join us at 7:30 p.m. for an hour of choral music for the Advent season. See maps and links to driving directions on the “Hear us sing” page. Saturday, November 26, 2016, 7:30 pm, Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, 3386 Mount Lehman Road, Abbotsford, BC Sunday, November 27, 2016, 7:30 pm, Knox United Church, 5600 Balaclava […]

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Potluck dinner & lecture featuring Julianne Funk

August 10, 2016

FREE PUBLIC LECTURE on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m. (after potluck dinner @ 6:00 p.m.) in the Menno Simons Centre Dr. JULIANNE E. FUNK, Ph.D. (University of Zurich) on “Sowing Trust in Minefields: Faith-based peace & reconciliation in Bosnia & Herzegovina” Alternative religious responses to ethnic conflict in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Faith-based peace and reconciliation […]

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Potluck Dinner & Lecture featuring Dr. Paul Martens

July 9, 2016

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016, you are invited to a talk entitled Neo-Anabaptism is Dead; Long Live Neo-Anabaptism given by Dr. Paul Martens (TH.M, Regent; PhD Notre Dame), Associate Professor of Religion (Ethics) at Baylor University. Paul, a former MSC Residence Coordinator with his wife Candace has co-edited several collections of John Howard Yoder’s writings […]

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Spring 2016 e-newsletter

March 2, 2016

Read our Spring 2016 e-newsletter from the Abendmusik Vesper Choir and Menno Simons Centre, which was circulated by e-mail on March 2nd. If you would like to receive our next e-newsletter in the fall, sign up on our Sign up for the PCDA mailing list.

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Abendmusik Lent Vespers – March 2016

February 2, 2016

Please join us at 7:30 p.m. for an hour of Choral Music for the Lenten Season. See maps and links to driving directions on the “Hear us sing” page. NOTE: we’re starting 30 minutes earlier than usual – you won’t want to miss the beginning of the service! Saturday, March 5, 2016 in Abbotsford at Emmanuel […]

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Fall 2015 e-newsletter

November 22, 2015

Read our Fall 2015 e-newsletter featuring photos and quotes from residents and our Advent Abendmusik Vesper Choir postcard. You can read even more testimonials from students in response to the question, “In my life, Menno is/has …”

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Abendmusik Advent Vespers – November 2015

November 4, 2015

Please join us at 8:00 p.m. for an hour of Choral Music for the Advent Season. Saturday, November 28, 2015 in Abbotsford at Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, 3386 Mt. Lehman Road. Sunday, November 29, 2015 in Vancouver at Knox United Church, 5600 Balaclava Street (1 block north of West 41st Avenue, between MacDonald and Dunbar). See maps and […]

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Summer BBQ @ MSC for Alumni & Supporters

August 3, 2015

On Saturday, August 22nd, we’re having a summer BBQ at the Menno Simons Centre for alumni and supporters of the PCDA! Come meet old friends and make new ones who have been positively impacted by the ministry of the Menno Simons Centre! The evening will also feature stories from past and present residents and a PCDA presentation […]

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