Part of the Global Church
We value our connection to the worldwide body of Christ. In particular we participate in the life and work of the wider Mennonite denomination.
MENNONITE WORLD CONFERENCE (MWC)
Mennonites are a global people and we cherish the relationships we have with vibrant congregations in many parts of the world. One of the places where we connect in with the world wide church is through theMennonite World Conference (MWC). MWC is a communion of Anabaptist-related churches linked to one another in a worldwide community of faith for fellowship, worship, service, and witness.
MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE (MCC)
Mennonite Central Committee is the relief and development arm of the North American Mennonite Church. MCC seeks to demonstrate God’s love throughout the world by working among people suffering from poverty, conflict, oppression and natural disaster. MCC strives for peace, justice and the dignity of all people by sharing our experiences, resources and faith in Jesus Christ.
MENNONITE CHURCH EASTERN CANADA (MCEC)
Valleyview connects to the wider Mennonite denomination through area conferences. MCEC is a conference that brings together Mennonite churches from across Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes.
MENNONITE CHURCH CANADA
MCEC joins with other area conferences as part of a larger Canadian denomination. Mennonite Church Canada is made up of 33,000 baptized believers, plus over 24,000 children and youth in 225 congregations and 5 area conferences.
CHRISTIAN PEACEMAKER TEAMS (CPT)
As part of our commitment to Peace and Justice, a number of Valleyviewers participate in Christian Peacemaker Teams. CPT is an organization that strives for Biblically based and spiritually centered peacemaking through actions such as public witness, nonviolent direct action, and protection of human rights.
AGAPE MENNONITE FELLOWSHIP
Agape Mennonite Fellowship is a small congregation that meets at Valleyview for worship and fellowship on Sundays in the late afternoon and over supper. Many of the worshippers are socially disadvantaged and they have created an important place of community.
JESUS FIRST ASSEMBLY
Jesus First Assembly is a small, Nepali-speaking congregation that meets at Valleyview for worship and fellowship on Sunday afternoons.