Celebrating 70 Years of Compassionate Care – Watch Now

We brought in a film crew to capture the stories of families and residents who have made Menno Place their home for generations. This is the first of four videos.

Hymn Stories – November 2023

I am Trusting Thee, Lord Jesus is one of the child-like, but beautiful expressions from the soul of the esteemed English poetess, Frances Ridley Havergal, often referred to as “the Sweetest Voice of Hymnody.” Find out more about this hymn!

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Join us for tea! Celebrating 70 years of care at Menno Place

You’re invited!

For 70 years Menno Place has provided hope, dignity, and compassion to more than 25,000 seniors in Abbotsford.  Secure in that legacy of care now it’s time to build for the generations to come.

Please join us as we celebrate 70 years of trusted care with a tea reception on Thursday, November 23, 2023. Come and go from 1pm – 3pm in the Menno Hospital Chapel (32945 Marshall Road, complimentary parking).

At Menno Place it’s not just about a bed, food, and medical care. It’s about the incredible staff, volunteers, and donors who make it possible for our 700 residents to live their best lives.

Come join us as we celebrate this milestone and look forward to another 70 years of compassionate Christian care for the seniors in our community.

Reserve your free ticket at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/743920094027

Menno Place Celebrates 70 Years! from Menno Place on Vimeo.

Hymn Stories – October 2023

The writer of Count Your Blessings, Rev. Johnson Oatman Jr., was one of the important and prolific gospel song writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Find out more about this gospel song!

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Hymn Stories – September 2023

The Love of God, written and composed by Frederick M. Lehman by 1919, has its roots in a Jewish poem, written in Germany in the eleventh century. The Jewish poem, Hadamut, in the Aramaic language, has ninety couplets. Find out more about this gospel song!

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Hymn Stories – August 2023

The beloved gospel hymn, All The Way My Savior Leads Me, written by Franny Crosby was the expression of gratitude to God after a direct and peculiar answer to prayer. Find out more about this hymn!

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Menno Place Awarded Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada

July 17, 2023

When your aging loved one needs more care. QUALITY MATTERS.

When you see the Accreditation Canada seal, you can be certain that the healthcare organization is working hard to meet the Accreditation Canada standards to deliver safe, high-quality care.

Menno Place completes the Accreditation Canada on-site survey because better quality means better health.

Congratulations to the MBS Board, Menno Place Team and Accreditation Team for the successful on-site survey done in October 2022. Accreditation Canada has provided Menno Place with the decision on our Accreditation standing:


This is the highest level of accreditation that can be obtained through Accreditation Canada.

We are proud of our Menno Place Team and this achievement of excellence!

Hymn Stories – July 2023

Written and published in 1833, O Worship the King, is considered one of the finest hymns from the early nineteenth century Romantic Era. It has often been called a model hymn for worship. Find out more about this hymn and its author, Robert Grant.

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Hymn Stories – June 2023

It was in 1912 that C. Austin Miles was asked to write a hymn text that would be “sympathetic in tone, breathing tenderness in every line; one that would bring hope to the hopeless, rest for the weary, and downy pillows to dying beds.” Find out more about In The Garden.

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Butterfly Release and Sitewide Memorial – June 16, 2023