Our Stories

A collection of stories shared by, with, and for

our Mennonite Church Alberta congregations.

Reflections on a Summer Baptism

Ruth Griffeth   deacon  First Mennonite Calgary

Every so often, if your eyes are open, you get a glimpse of the Holy!  It is a holy encounter that wraps you in a time of wonder and awe, an encounter that needs to be experienced in the present – not remembered from the past or anticipated at some time in the future.  It is an encounter with God that defies description; mere words fail to do it justice. Yet, some of us experienced the holy this past summer.


The Presence of God With Us in the Midst of our Hardship

Leng Nawn Thang    Calgary Chin Christian Church

"As the Bible told us that life is uncertain, everything in the world has been change. Things are not going as planned."

The story of the Calgary Chin Church is one of hardship and perseverance. Read more about the challenges they have faced in recent months as they renovate and prepare their new worship space.

Steve Guigovaz  Bergthal Mennonite Church

What does a church do when they haven’t met in person since the middle of March due to a pandemic and now it’s July? You bring in a Pastoral Intern! Steve Guigovaz and his family have been attending Bergthal Mennonite Church for just over 2 years and he had approached Pastor Anna-Lisa Salo about doing his internship with us as part of his Pastoral Ministry studies.