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To my classmates, continue to spread your light, work hard, forgive those around you, and forgive yourself. Don’t let yourselves succumb to the temptations of pessimism, instead seek a love-filled mindset in your daily life. Remember that tomorrow and every day after that, everything you do makes an impact on the real world.
Hello, my name is Zach Epp and I am from Vancouver, BC. If you asked me during the first day, week, or month of RJC to deliver a student reflection in front of a church full of people, I'm quite certain I would have frozen solid in utter terror. I was a nervous, shy...
Good morning, my name is Wendell Manuzon and I am a third year student at RJC. I came to RJC with no idea of what I was getting myself into. I only had a few close friends who were attending RJC and I didn’t have a long connection to the school beforehand. During this...
RJC’s community is one that seeks to embody and inhabit the message Paul outlines – that there is room for everyone. We can all BELONG.
RJC is pleased to announce Kayleigh Skomorowski as the new music director at RJC High School. Kayleigh is originally from Saskatoon and has lived in Prince Albert since 2010. Kayleigh completed a Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Music (Music Education) from the...
For Becky Warkentin (grad 1997), the
opportunity to travel the world by
motorbike was a chance of a lifetime. As an avid traveller with a love of motorcycling, it was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up. So she and her husband quit their jobs and travelled the world for ten and a half months before the COVID-19 pandemic forced them home.
For Paul and Lois Tiessen being a Christian business owner doesn’t mean faith has to be front and centre. You don’t have to be promoting your company as Christian to be a person of faith in the business world. For them it’s about using business skills to give back to the world, and about bringing Christian values into everyday interactions.
It was March of 2020. The world had shut down. Most restaurants and bakeries were closed, and it seemed like everyone was at home making sourdough bread. Russ Schroeder, owner of Nunweiler’s Flour Company, saw his business drastically change overnight. Before the pandemic lockdowns he sold about 80 percent of his flour to companies like bakeries, and only 20 percent went to individual consumers.
By the time Zoar Mennonite Church in Waldheim decided to close its doors in June of 2020, it was clearly time. At its peak, the church had 235 members. But over the years people had moved to other towns or cities, transitioned into nursing homes, had passed away or moved on for other reasons. They were down to about 30 regular attendees before the pandemic, and then only 18-25 when they reopened.
It was the last day of their week in Princeton, B.C with Mennonite Disaster Service. RJC students Kayley Mierau, Nora Linsley and Sarah Wood, along with Kayley’s mom Kerry Mierau (grad 1993), had been working all week on flood damaged homes, tearing out layer after layer of wallpaper and drywall.