Two Upcoming Book Launches:
Friday, June 17 @ 7:00 pm – Mennonite Heritage Museum – Abbotsford, BC
Thursday, June 23 @ 7:30 pm – CommonWord Bookstore at CMU – Winnipeg, MB
The Historical Commission’s most recent publication is Dora Dueck’s edited collection of life-writing by 16 women church leaders, On Holy Ground: Stories by and about women in ministry leadership in the Mennonite Brethren Church. The book documents the first-person accounts of these women’s calling to ministry. Contributors include Valerie G. Rempel, Laura Kalmar, Karen Heidebrecht Thiessen, Grace (Bu Ok) Kim, Mary Reimer, Mary Anne Isaak, Elfrieda Neufeld Schroeder, Ingrid Reichard, Carol Penner, Karen Huebert-Sanchez, Lorraine Dick, Lorraine Matties, Dora Dueck, Bev Peters, Delores Histand Friesen, and Sherri Guenther Trautwein.
Dora Dueck is the author of four books of fiction, articles in a variety of journals, and most recently, Return Stroke: essays & memoir. She has served in editorial positions at the MB Herald, on conference boards, and in the local church. Long a resident of Winnipeg, she now lives in Delta, British Columbia.