About Us

Life at Grace Mennonite Church

Grace Mennonite is an Anabaptist church which began in 1961. Today, approximately 280 people take part in various programs including:

  • Sunday morning worship services beginning at 10:00 am with children’s programming during the service
  • Adult Christian Formation – following the worship service
  • Little Bits of Grace (families with children)
  • Youth
  • Women’s Coffee Time
  • Seniors Coffee and Bible Study
  • Small Groups
  • Church family events throughout the year
  • Various outreach events and ongoing projects

This congregation supports the community Soup’s On program which operates in their facilities. They also support many other outreach programs in the community as well as being involved in service ventures beyond Steinbach through Mennonite Church Manitoba, Mennonite Central Committee, Mennonite Disaster Service and other local organizations.

We are committed to complying with the Accessibility Standard for Customer Service under The Accessibility for Manitoban Act. Our policies, practices and measures reflect the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity for people with disabilities.

Accessibility at Grace

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Our Mission:

To be a Christian community maturing in faith through worship, fellowship, study and service; modeling the life of Christ by actively working for peace and justice, accepting and caring for all people and proclaiming God’s Word.

Kathy Koop

Kathy Koop


Kathy Koop began as interim pastor at Grace Mennonite Church in January of 2024. She is excited to support and encourage the congregation in their endeavour to model the life of Christ by working for peace and justice, accepting and caring for all people, and proclaiming God’s Word.

Kathy grew up in Germany and after working in the field of nursing, she pursued theological studies in Switzerland, Canada, and the United States, obtaining a bachelor’s degree from Canadian Mennonite Bible College and a master’s degree from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary. She has worked as a high school teacher, a chaplain in a personal care home, an MCC worker with Russian Germans (Aussiedler) in former East Germany and Berlin and has for over 25 years worked in pastoral ministry.

She and Karl enjoy walking, reading, gardening, baking, knitting, and spending time around the dinner table with their four daughters and partners and three grandchildren.

Kyle Penner

Kyle Penner

Associate Pastor

After living in Waterloo, Bulawayo, and Winnipeg, Kyle Penner started as the Associate Pastor at Grace Mennonite in 2010.  He is married to Ashley, has 3 kids, and loves canoeing, fishing, curling, ultimate, cross country skiing, and birding.

Nina Pauls

Nina Pauls

Administrative Assistant

Nina joined the team at Grace in 2023. She has lived in and around Steinbach for her entire life, always to return no matter how far she roams. She has four grown children, and three beautiful grandbabies. Nina is forever amazed at the kindness, the community, and the heart of this church, and is absolutely floored to be part of it. When she’s not snuggling, reading to, or being supergrannie to her littlest loves, she enjoys long walks with friends, traveling, dancing and biking.

Mike Wiebe

Mike Wiebe


Michael joined the Grace Staff as Custodian Jan 2017.He has been attending Grace since the day he was born and enjoyed volunteering as a youth Sponsor for many years. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing games or sharing a meal. He spent many summers as a Camps With Meaning staff filling the roles of cabin leader, kitchen helper, maintenance, and wrangler. He has a passion for photography, capturing events of the day, the nature around us, individuals and families.

Grace Mennonite Church

430 Third Street
Steinbach, Manitoba

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430 Third Street
Steinbach, MB R5G 0K5

Office Hours

Tuesday - Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm