Mennonite Collegiate Institute of Gretna, Manitoba, was established in 1889, and is the longest-serving of some thirty Mennonite schools in Canada today. Many changes have occurred along the way, from new staff to new buildings, the heart of MCI remains. The rich legacy of developing young peoples’ God-given gifts in an Anabaptist Christian setting continues to live on in the halls of MCI today.
Mennonite Collegiate Institute, located in Gretna, Manitoba is a provincially accredited independent Anabaptist Christian high school (Gr. 9-12), and a member of Manitoba Federation of Independent Schools & Canadian Association of Mennonite Schools. MCI emphasizes a strong academic program, excellent athletic & fine arts programs and is home to a thriving dormitory program. Our mission is to educate young people in an Anabaptist-Christian context, seeking to develop each student’s God-given potential, providing a practice ground for maturing faith in Jesus Christ, in thought, love and action.
Our purpose is to educate young people in an Anabaptist Christian context, seeking to develop their God-given potential in terms of physical, intellectual, aesthetic, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being and to develop in them an appreciation of our Mennonite heritage. Our aim is that our students accept Christ as Lord and that they be disciples who express Christian hope by serving others, promoting peace, and providing Christ-like leadership within the church community and secular world.