MC Canada appoints Indigenous relations staffer

Neufeld Neufeld

Mennonite Church Canada has appointed Jonathan Neufeld as Indigenous relations coordinator to help regional churches in their relationship-building with Indigenous communities.

Most recently he spent more than 14 years as pastor of community ministry and just peace with Seattle Mennonite Church.

Over the past decade he has been involved in forming the Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition.

Neufeld has a master of divinity degree from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary and degrees in religious studies and theology from the University of Winnipeg and Canadian Mennonite Bible College.

He lives in Oakville, Man., and is married to Melanie Neufeld, who is Mennonite Church Manitoba’s director of mission engagement.

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