“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.
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.
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.