Events Calendar

Location: B.C.

MCC Festival for World Relief, Tradex, Abbotsford.

Location: B.C.

MCBC Women's retreat at Camp Squeah. Theme: Contagious Joy.

Location: B.C.

Columbia Bible College fundraising dinner at CBC.

Location: B.C.

MC B.C. Symphony of Hymns 3, with Calvin Dyck: (10) at Sherbrooke Mennonite Church, Vancouver, at 7 p.m.; (11) at Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford, a 3 p.m.

Location: B.C.

Senior youth impact retreat at Camp Squeah.

Location: B.C.

MC Canada delegate assembly. More details to follow.

Location: Alberta

Golf for MCC Tofield. More information at www.mccab.ca/golf-tofield.

Location: Alberta

Golf for MCC Rocky View. More information at www.mccab.ca/golf-rockyview.

Location: Alberta

Golf for MCC La Crete.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC opening program at 2:30 p.m., at RJC gymnasium.

Location: Saskatchewan

Quilting and scrapbooking retreat at Shekinah Retreat Centre.

Location: Saskatchewan

Women's retreat at Shekinah Retreat Centre. 

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC corporation meeting and homecoming banquet.

Location: Saskatchewan

MC Saskatchewan Equipping Day.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Kiele and Sausage Fundraising Supper at Bethany Manor, Saskatoon.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Chritmas concert at Knox United Church, Saskatoon.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Christmas concert at RJC gymnasium at 7 p.m.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Open House and Friday Night Live youth event.

Location: Saskatchewan

MC Saskatchewan annual delegate assembly sessions.

Location: Manitoba

Pioneer Day Camp at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, for ages 8 to 10. For more information, email education@mvh.ca or visit mennoniteheritagevillage.com/visit/#education.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate annual fundraising golf tournament, at Bridges Golf Course, Starbuck. For more information, visit westgatemennonite.ca.

Location: Manitoba

The Mennonite Church Manitoba Working Group on Palestine-Israel presents a law symposium in downtown Winnipeg to explore the rights and obligations of Palestinians; the status of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza under international law; and Canada’s obligations under the UN Charter and the fourth Geneva Convention. For more information, visit israelpalestinelawsymposium.ca.; only registrants will be given the meeting location.

Location: Manitoba

34th annual Brandon MCC Relief Sale. For more details go to: mcccanada.ca/getinvolved/events/

Location: Manitoba

Two new exhibitions at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg: “My will remains: Reflections on chronic illness and disability” by Diane Driedger; and “Ubuntu: I am because we are,” by Manny Martins-Karman.

Location: Manitoba

The Mennonite Historical Society of Canada’s 50th anniversary conference, “A people of diversity: Mennonites in Canada since 1970,” will be hosted by the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg.

Location: Manitoba

Faith and Life Choirs' Christmas concerts: (15) at Springfield Heights Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.; (16) at Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m.

Location: Ontario

“Building community event” at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg. Speaker: Sara Fretz. Theme: “The healing power of music.” For more information, call 519-625-8602.

Location: Ontario

Toronto Mennonite Festival, at Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto, at 10 a.m. Includes traditional Mennonite food, crafts, games, music and quilt auction. For more information, visit torontomennonitefestival.ca.

Location: Ontario

MCC Ontario annual general meeting, community room, 50 Kent Ave., Kitchener.

Location: Ontario

Fall seniors retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg; "Close encounters of the scriptural kind; The delight, danger and dynamism of reading the Bible with each other and with 'the other.'" Same program each day. Resource person: Bryan Moyer Suderman. For more information, or to register before September 14, call 519-625-8602.

Location: Ontario

"Resourcing day" with members of the Voices Together hymnal team, at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Followed by an intercultural worship service and international meal, at First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 5 p.m. To register online, visit mcec.ca.

Location: Ontario

Empty Bowls for Haiti event, at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, seatings at 5 and 7 p.m. Ontario potters donate the bowls, local restaurants and organizations donate the soup. In support of MCC Ontario and its commitment to sustainable change in Haiti. For tickets, call 519-745-8458.

Location: Ontario

Hymn sing with the Voices Together hymnal team, at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m. Donations to the work of Voices Together.

Location: Ontario

Until May 2019: “Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World War” exhibit of letters, photographs and documents from the Mennonite Archives of Ontario, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.

Location: Quebec and Eastern Canada

Petitcodiac Mennonite Church, New Brunswick, 40th anniversary event.