Mennonites in Canada are divided into an astonishing variety of church groups and organizations. Using recent statistics and census figures, Margaret Loewen Reimer introduces the history and distinctive theological characteristics of more than 20 Mennonite groups. Listed here are the membership facts on Old Order communities, mainstream denominations, German-speaking family groups, tiny clusters of congregations, and churches of many ethnicities and languages. Useful information like the offices, schools, camps, periodicals, and institutions of many of the groups are presented in an easy-to-use format.
Margaret Loewen Reimer was associate editor of the Mennonite Reporter from 1973 to 1997 and managing editor of its successor, the Canadian Mennonite, until 2005. She has led numerous workshops for writers and recently edited several issues of Emmaus, the newsletter of the Canadian Council of Churches. She has also written articles for many other church periodicals and academic journals. Margaret was born in Altona, Manitoba, and lives in Waterloo, Ontario.