RJC Chritmas concert at Knox United Church, Saskatoon.
This listing includes events hosted by Mennonite Church Canada and its regional churches, special celebrations of MC Canada congregations, events at Mennonite-related organizations, and community events of interest to Mennonite readers. Some of these also appear in the print issue of the magazine.
You can submit an item here or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If an event is to appear in print, please send the information at least eight weeks in advance.
RJC Christmas concert at RJC gymnasium at 7 p.m.
Junior- and senior-high snow camp, at Camp Valaqua. Theme: "Don't stop believing."
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate open house, at 7 p.m.
RJC Open House and Friday Night Live youth event.
"The future of Anabaptism as a global movement," at Lendrum Mennonite Church, Edmonton. Speaker: John Roth of Goshen (Ind.) College. For more information, email email@example.com.
Anabaptist Learning Workshop for MC Eastern Canada pastors, chaplains and congregational leaders, at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, beginning at 8:15 a.m. Topic: "Caregiving in a #ChurchToo world." Keynote speaker: Marie Fortune.
Anabaptist Learning Workshop—Bible caucus (Toronto region)—at Danforth Mennonite Church, Toronto.
MC Manitoba senior-high youth retreat, at Camp Assiniboia.
Exhibitions by Winnipeg artists Anita Kroeger and Michael Boss open at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg. Runs until March 9.
MennoHomes’ annual general meeting, at 50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener, at 2 p.m. For more information, call 226-476-2535.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate presents three one-act plays by its junior-high students; at Franco-Manitobain Cultural Centre, Winnipeg.
"How to keep young adults engaged in the local church" event to discuss insights from the Renegotiating Faith study, at Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, from 7 to 9 p.m. Panel discussion with EFC researcher Rick Hiemstra.
Breslau Mennonite Church presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”; (31 and 1) at 7:30 p.m., (2) at 2 and 7:30 p.m. For tickets online, visit breslaumc.ca.
Senior-high retreat, at Shekinah.
CMU campus visit day begins at 9 a.m.
Youth winter retreat at Silver Lake Mennonite Camp. Theme: “Music: Voices together.” Join youth from across MC Eastern Canada to learn some new songs, talk about worship and create worship materials.
Opera workshop, at CMU's Laudamus Auditorium, at 7 p.m.
Portable CMU class—"Surviving and thriving despite cancer." Teacher: Dan Epp-Tiessen, CMU associate professor of Bible.
“For the journey: Refreshing Christian faith and spiritual tradition for the weary and wary” retreat with Steve Bell, at St. James Anglican Church, Dundas. (8) 7:30 to 9 p.m., (9) 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To register, visit bit.ly/on-the-journey-dundas.
“Leading council, committee and congregational meetings” event, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Speaker: Betty Pries of Credence & Company.
Discover Outtatown, at CMU, at 9 a.m.
Anabaptist Learning Workshop, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Topic: “Shacking up: Sex, love and church commitment.” Speaker: Irma Fast Dueck.
"A matter of life and death," a Face2Face discussion at CMU's Marpeck Commons, at 7 p.m.
ReNew 2019: Resourcing pastors for ministry (Death, funerals and the Christian Hope), at CMU, Winnipeg. Keynote speaker: Thomas Long.
Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition, at CMU's Laudamus Auditorium, at 7 p.m.
Anabaptist Learning Workshop, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo. Topic: “School for ministers: The audacious pastor.” Speaker: Anthony D. Bailey
LEAD conference, at Peace Mennonite Church, Richmond.
MC B.C. annual general meeting, at Peace Mennonite Church, Richmond.
Credence and Company presents “Understanding conflict resolution,” at Conrad Grebel University College, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Speakers: Marg Van-Herk and Keith Regehr.
Music Therapy coffeehouse, at CMU's Marpeck Commons, at 7 p.m.
MC Saskatchewan annual delegate assembly sessions, at Zoar Mennonite Church, Waldheim.
MC Saskatchewan annual delegate sessions, at Zoar Mennonite Church, Waldheim.
Mennonite Community Orchestra, performs at CMU, Winnipeg, at 3 p.m. Featuring CMU student pianist Emma Heinrichs.
Exhibitions by Melissa Coyle and Sandra Campbell open at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg. Runs until April 27.
MC Alberta annual delegate sessions, at Bergthal Mennonite Church, Didsbury. Theme: “Vision 2020: God’s leading.”
CMU Festival Chorus and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra perform Verdi's "Requiem," at Winnipeg's Centennial Concert Hall, at 8 p.m.
Women's retreat, at Shekinah.
Women's retreat at Shekinah.
CMU spring open house, begins at 10 a.m.
Jazz at CMU, at 7 p.m.
Handbell and guitar ensembles perform at CMU, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.
Pax Chrisit Chorale presents Miziwe...(Everywhere...), the world premiere of a newly commissioned oratorio sung in the Ojibwe Odawa language (with subtitles), at Koerner Hall, Toronto at 3 p.m.
Spring at CMU fundraiser, at CMU, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m. Featuring the presentation of the 2019 CMU PAX Award to author Rudy Wiebe.
Menno Singers present "Lamentation," a Lenten service: (6) at Rockway Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m., (7) at Knox Presbyterian Church, Elora, at 3 p.m.
Women of MC Eastern Canada Enrichment Day, at Floradale Mennonite Church. Resource person: Marilyn Rudy-Froese.
Grand Philharmonic Choir, Children’s Choir and Youth Choir, with the K-W Symphony, present J.S. Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion,” at Centre in the Square, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.
Spring concert, at CMU, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.
Mennonite Mass Choir presents "Celebration," hymns of praise by Mendelssohn, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.
Exhibitions by Yisa Akinbolaji and Gabriela Aguero open at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg. Runs until June 22.
Junior youth retreat. Theme: “Music: Voices together.” Join youth from across MC Eastern Canada to learn some new songs, talk about worship and create worship materials.
Faith studies conference.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate bursary banquet, at the Canad Inns Polo Park, Winnipeg. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit westgatemennonite.ca.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate work day.
Junior-high retreat, at Elim.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate junior-high spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate senior-high spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.
#ChurchToo conference, responding to professional sexual misconduct in the church, at CMU. Planned jointly by CMU, MC Manitoba, MB Manitoba and MCC.
MC Alberta women's retreat, at Sylvan Lake.
Camp Valaqua hike-a-thon.
Camp Valaqua garden party.
“Igniting the imagination of the church” MC Canada delegate assembly, at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre, Abbotsford: (28) leaders assembly; (29) business/delegate meeting; (29-1) inspirational conference. Special events for youth and children.
"Towards a just peace," the annual Bridgefolk conference for Mennonites and Roman Catholics, at Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg. The focus will be on church and social relationships with First Nations peoples. For more information, visit bridgefolk.net.
Prairie youth gathering, at Shekinah Summer Camp. Theme: "Shake: Rattled by the Radical (Jesus)." Open to students from across Canada entering grades 6 to 12 in the 2018-19 school year. Hosted by MC Saskatchewan and MC Manitoba. Information coming soon to prairieyouth.ca. Follow on Instagram @prairieyouth.ca for the latest updates.