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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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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