I know it has been a slow start to Spring, but I hope your life is filling up with good plans and projects. At the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV), we are expecting one of our busiest years ever.
Most of us come from a long line of farmers. However, the current working generation might be the first one where the majority of us have ceased living directly from the land.
Do you know how to move from plan A to plan B graciously? Or do you resist change, like the Mennonites in 1920s Russia who only left the comfort of home when soldiers were on their way to their village?
The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce is providing a 50% rebate on several hotels and museums (including the Mennonite Heritage Village – MHV) until May 16th.
What is the price you would pay for your freedom of belief? Throughout Mennonite history, this question was answered hundreds of thousands of times by individuals who faced it – in very real ways.
At the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV), we believe that the identity of any group is inextricably connected to their relationships.
One of our specialties at Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) is knowing how to weather well. Our thirty plus heritage buildings and monuments need constant care.
The concept of sponsorship as we know it originates from the Greco-Roman world when Roman elites would sponsor sporting events (such as the gladiator games) to garner public affection for themselves and their syndicates.
In the 1920s, nearly 8,000 Mennonites left Canada for Latin America in search of a new home that would give them what Canada no longer would, including control of their own schools.