News archive - 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Master of Theological Studies Students Enjoy a Flexible Degree

by Elizabeth Robertson

Monday, May 25, 2020

Theological Studies Professor Launches Mennonite Worship Website

“Worship is the beating heart of the Christian church,” reflected Professor Carol Penner, who teaches practical theology at Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo. Carol and a team of six volunteers from Mennonite churches across Canada and the USA have spent the last two years creating a website of worship resources with an Anabaptist Mennonite approach designed to aid leaders in the Mennonite Church. They plan to expand their team to include more faculty and students from Mennonite institutions as curation continues.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Expect the Unexpected

Bench at Sunset

By Jane Kuepfer, Schlegel Specialist in Spirituality and Aging

When asked a few months ago what advice they would give about aging, a group of seniors responded, “Expect the unexpected.” That advice is relevant to all of us this spring!

In later life it becomes increasingly difficult to predict what may be around the next bend.  Life happens. And, as with a pandemic, we may not recognize our resources or find our resilience until we’re in the midst of it.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Bruxy Cavey to Teach Church as Mission Course in Spring 2021

Bruxy Cavey will teach a course at Grebel

Bruxy Cavey will be joining the Master of Theological Studies (MTS) program as visiting lecturer in the Spring 2021 term. He is the Teaching Pastor at The Meeting House, one of the largest churches in Canada. He is the author of bestselling books The End of Religion, and (re)union: The Good News of Jesus for Seekers, Saints, and Sinners.