Hyejung Jessie Yum is a Ph.D. candidate and adjunct instructor at Emmanuel, University of Toronto. Her research focuses on constructing a postcolonial Mennonite peace theology in multicultural contexts.
Friday, 19 November 2021, 6:30pm—8:30pm (CST)
Theme: Women, Liberation, and the Bible
Join TMTC for a virtual panel on "People of Peace?: Sexual Violence and Christian Institutions of Higher Education."
Panel participants are Michael Buttrey, Carolyn Mackie and Kim Penner.
The TMTC Annual Fall Welcome Dinner is a wonderful way to begin the year, reconnect with old friends, and make new ones. Last year we moved our events online and re-framed this fall tradition into a celebration of research. The event was a resounding success and we are excited to gather again for a similar celebration this fall.
What is the role of hope, despair, and lament for a people of peace in a world marked by polarization, violence, and ecological catastrophe? How might church make sense of an uncertain future, and what possible futures might emerge from and for the church?
Kim Penner holds a PhD in Theology from St. Michael's College with the Toronto School of Theology and is a Research Fellow at TMTC. Kim will present on "No More “Discernment”: Exploring the Practical Implications of a Liberative Feminist Christian Ethics for Congregational Life."
The Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre (TMTC) is excited to announce that our 2021 Public Lecture will be held on Wednesday, March 24th at 7pm. Our lecturer this year is Dr. Chris Huebner, Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Canadian Mennonite University, and we are delighted to have Dr. Néstor Medina of Emmanuel College responding.
J. Thomas Reimer was born in Waterloo Ontario, and can't seem to escape it, apart from brief periods living in Toronto and Winnipeg (CMBC). He has attended Rockway Mennonite Church in Kitchener for his whole life, and is currently serving as chair of the Worship Committee there.
Sarah Johnson is a Visiting Fellow at TMTC and a PhD candiate at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Sarah will be presenting on "The Implications of Occasional Religious Practice for Christian Ministry: An Ethnographic Liturgical Theology in a Changing Religious Landscape."
Jason Reimer Greig is a Research Fellow with the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre, and a Lecturer in Disability Studies at King's University College. Jason will present on “Being Received or Being Asserted: The Challenge People with Profound Cognitive Impairments Pose to Menno