His enthusiasm for the church is contagious. "This is a great church, and we have much to celebrate!" exclaims [Willard Metzger]. He speaks of strengthening MC Canada's "sense of anticipation and hope." One of the areas Metzger will pay particular attention to is the denomination's financial health. Another is ministry with young adults. He also wants to strengthen a "culture of call" in MC Canada's churches and schools.
Canadian Mennonite May 31, 2010 21 Willard Metzger to be next degree from Emmanuel Bible College, Kitchener, Ont.; a bachelor of arts degree MC Canada general secretary in sociology at the University of Waterloo, Ont.; and a master of theological studies degree at Conrad Grebel University College, By Don Friesen also in Waterloo. He also has a doctor of mennonite Church Canada release ministry degree from Ashland Theological WinniPeg, man. Seminary, Ohio. W illard Metzger has been appointed to the post of general secretary of Mennonite Church Canada. He will succeed will retire this summer. The leadership transition will begin this fall. His enthusiasm for the church is conta- gious. “This is a great church, and we have much to celebrate!” exclaims Metzger. outgoing general secretary Robert J. Suderman, Moderator He speaks of strengthening MC Canada’s who has served in the post since 2005 and who Andrew Reesor- “sense of anticipation and hope.” One of the McDowell made the areas Metzger will pay particular attention announcement to staff to is the denomination’s financial health. Λ UpComing on behalf of the general board on May 20. Metzger Another is ministry with young adults. He also wants to strengthen a “culture of call” Follow faith leaders Metzger is the outgoing in MC Canada’s c
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