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Five meditations on prayer by Kyle Penner

This month’s episodes of the Sunday@CMU radio program feature a series of meditations about prayer by Kyle Penner (CMU ’05). 

“Sometimes it feels like we are tugged into too many directions and we’re not giving our best to the places that deserve our best,” says Kyle, who serves as the associate pastor at Grace Mennonite Church in Steinbach, MB. “This is one of those places where I have found prayer to be a practice that grounds me and helps me to be present to what matters most.”

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Jonathan Dyck: Better living through graphic design

Jonathan Dyck (CMU ’08) took an unlikely path on his way to becoming a graphic designer.

Before graduating from the three-year Design Studies program at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Dyck earned an undergraduate degree in English from CMU as well as a Master of Arts (English and Film Studies) from the University of Alberta.

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Johanna Tse: Making a difference in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Johanna Tse wasn’t sure what she wanted to do after she graduated from CMU with her Bachelor of Business Administration degree this past April, but she knew she wanted to make a difference.

A few weeks after moving to Vancouver in July, Tse landed a job at Mission Possible, a Christian humanitarian agency in the city’s Downtown Eastside district that works with people challenged by homelessness and poverty.

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Award winner combines peacebuilding and filmmaking

On Saturday, September 24, CMU President Cheryl Pauls will present one of four Distinguished Alumni Awards to Brad Leitch (CMU '13) as part of CMU's 2016 Fall Festival events. We spoke with Brad recently about his life and work.

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Award winner carries on 'shoulder-tapping impulse'

On Saturday, September 24, CMU President Cheryl Pauls will present one of four Distinguished Alumni Awards to Ron Toews (MBBC '84) as part of CMU's 2016 Fall Festival events. We spoke with Ron recently about his life and work.

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