Mission, Vision & Values
The Mission of Concordia Hospital is to provide outstanding health services, in a way that reflects Mennonite Christian values and demonstrates our passion to serve our community.
Our vision is to provide our patients and families with outstanding compassionate care and service as we would expect for our loved ones.
Compassion and respect
We believe in the sacredness and uniqueness of all patients, their families, and members of the Concordia Care Team. We treat each other with compassion and respect.
Each of us is committed to excellence. We will consistently improve the quality and safety of our care and services.
We are committed to working together as a team. Our Concordia Care Team includes patients, family members, physicians, staff and volunteers.
We are each responsible for our own actions as well as the success of the team. We show a sense of ownership and are responsible to our community for Concordia’s performance.
What is a Faith Based Healthcare Facility?
Within the Province of Manitoba, a Mennonite healthcare facility is a publicly funded facility which is owned and sponsored by the Mennonite community. As a publicly funded facility we have an obligation to provide healthcare which meets or exceeds government and professional standards. As a facility which is sponsored by the Mennonite community we have an obligation to provide care in a manner that is consistent with and expressive of Mennonite values and ethics.
Because we are a Mennonite facility, we establish our policies, set our goals and evaluate our programs in light of a particular set of values which is deeply rooted in our Christian faith and Mennonite heritage. In all that we do we strive to follow the example of Christ who was moved by compassion to heal the sick, comfort the sorrowful and welcome marginalized people.
What Makes a Mennonite
Today, you won’t recognize most Mennonites by how they dress. But you will find vibrant Mennonite congregations scattered throughout rural areas, small towns and large cities across Canada and throughout the world.
What We Believe
Mennonites believe in Jesus Christ as the One sent by God to bring reconciliation to a broken world and believe in the Bible as the central source of inspiration for faithful living. Mennonites share essential core beliefs with Christians of Catholic and Protestant communities. We emphasize the connections between faith, words and actions.
Inside each of us there is a yearning to understand why we are here. Mennonites believe the answer lies in both believing in and following the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Mennonites seek to live out Jesus’ teachings by being active members of church communities who live out their beliefs in the community at large. A core understanding of the Mennonite Christian faith is that peace building is an achievable way of life.
While Mennonites have certain beliefs and values, we remain respectful of and appreciate the many differing beliefs and values of those we serve.