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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Spiritual Formation at The Inn by Jon Epps

July 17, 2015

On Thursday, July 30th at 7:30pm in the chapel of at 4000 West 11th Avenue all are welcome to join us for a presentation by Jon Epps, Director of the Inn Ministries, Presbyterian Church, Bellingham, Washington about their 40-year University student ministry. Thomas and Cara Bergen will also make a short presentation on the role […]

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Where are the young board members?

July 5, 2015

Rachel Bergen, former Menno Simons Centre alumnus and Young Voices Co-Editor, interviewed PGIMF attender Victoria Pelletier for the June 17, 2015 issue of the Canadian Mennonite entitled, Where are the young board members? (5 tips from young Mennonites who serve on boards).

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Spring 2015 e-newsletter

March 30, 2015

Read our Spring 2015 e-newsletter featuring stories about: new promo video, PCDA vision decision, Menno Simons Centre application deadline approaching, January retreat at Hemlock, Abendmusik Vesper Choir’s Lenten services, spreading the potluck tradition, and more!

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“Over and over again” – devotional for Lent by a former MSC Residence Coordinator

March 19, 2015

Former Menno Simons Centre Residence Coordinator Kathryn Schmidt (now Adjunct Professor of Music at Goshen College in Indiana) wrote a devotional for Lent at “Over and over again” based on Psalm 51 and Psalm 119.

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Abendmusik Lent 2015 – Mar. 7 & 8

February 19, 2015

This Lent Vespers service features 60 minutes of uninterrupted choral singing, congregational hymns, meditative responsive readings and prayers. The 26-voice chamber choir will be conducted by our Music Director, Michael Murray, organist and Director of Music at St Philip’s Anglican Church in Vancouver and founding member of Vancouver’s musica intima. During an organ offertory, an […]

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Fall 2014 e-newsletter

December 10, 2014

Read reflections from new and returning residents about finding community when you’re far from home — what has it meant to live at the Menno Simons Centre — in the 2014 Fall e-newsletter.

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Abendmusik Advent 2014 – Nov. 29 & 30

November 9, 2014

This Advent Vespers service features 60 minutes of uninterrupted choral singing, congregational hymns, meditative responsive readings and prayers. The 26-voice chamber choir will be conducted by our Music Director, Michael Murray, organist and Director of Music at St Philip’s Anglican Church in Vancouver and founding member of Vancouver’s musica intima. During an organ offertory, an […]

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Potluck Barbeque, Sun. Sept. 7

September 5, 2014

Welcome to the new residents of the MSC for Fall 2014! On Sunday, September 7th, the church which meets in our chapel (Point Grey Inter-Mennonite Fellowship, a.k.a. PGIMF) invites you to join them for a BBQ of farmer sausage and veggie burgers. The worship service starts at 10:30am and lunch will be served afterwards. Meet the founders of the society that […]

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Happy Easter from the students at the Menno Simons Centre!

March 30, 2014

Read the March 2014 Issue 4.0 of our e-newsletter. Spring is here and excitement is in the air! The students of the Menno Simons Centre are wrapping up their term and using more Internet bandwidth than ever. Is it homework, or is it YouTube – or both, in the case of TED talks?

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