Upcoming Events

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 calendar@canadianmennonite.org. If an event is to appear in print, please send the information at least eight weeks in advance.

 

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August 13, 2021 | Location: Online Event

Day 1 of Bridgefolk 2021. Bridgefolk, a conference organized by a grassroots group of Mennonites and Catholics, is holding its conference via Zoom this summer on the topic, “Called Together to Face Racial Injustice: Starting Close In.” Anyone is welcome to register to attend this two-day event with challenging presenters from both traditions. To learn more and to register, visit bridgefolk.net/conferences

August 14, 2021 | Location: Online Event

Day 2 of Bridgefolk 2021. Bridgefolk, a conference organized by a grassroots group of Mennonites and Catholics, is holding its conference via Zoom this summer on the topic, “Called Together to Face Racial Injustice: Starting Close In.” Anyone is welcome to register to attend this two-day event with challenging presenters from both traditions. To learn more and to register, visit bridgefolk.net/conferences

August 19, 2021 to August 21, 2021 | Location: U.S.

God’s mission and church: A leadership formation retreat,” at Rosedale Bible College, Irwin, Ohio, at 7 p.m. Topic: “When you can find sermons, worship music, powerful leaders and even spiritual community online, what’s the point of the local church?” Instructors: Matt Cordella, Jeremy Miller and Jeff McLain. For more information, visit https://rosedale.edu/tim-retreat.

September 2, 2021 | Location: B.C.

Columbia Bible College invites you to the the 24th1/2 Annual Columbia Open at Redwoods Golf Course in Langley, B.C. Visit bit.ly/ColumbiaOpen2021 for details.

September 17, 2021 to September 18, 2021 | Location: B.C.

MCC B.C. Festival for World Relief. For more information, visit www.mccfestival.com.

September 18, 2021 | Location: Saskatchewan

Shekinah Move-A-Thon Fundraiser. Visit shekinah.ca for details and to register.

September 19, 2021 | Location: Nationwide

Mennonite World Conference invites you and your congregation to observe Peace Sunday together with others in the global Anabaptist church family. Details here.

September 19, 2021 | Location: Online Event

Mennonite World Conference invites you and your congregation to observe Peace Sunday together with others in the global Anabaptist church family. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3yYDMTY.

September 30, 2021 to October 2, 2021 | Location: Online Event

Conference “MCC at 100: Mennonites, Service, and the Humanitarian Impulse,” organized by the Mennonite Studies department of University of Winnipeg. Details: mennonitestudies.uwinnipeg.ca/events/mcc_at_100/

October 15, 2021 to October 17, 2021 | Location: B.C.

Mennonite Church B.C. women’s retreat, at Camp Squeah. Theme: “Our God, our healer.” Details to be announced.

October 15, 2021 to October 16, 2021 | Location: Saskatchewan

Mennonite Church Saskathewan “Songfest of Thanks,” at Rosthern Mennonite Church, with Duff Warkentin as conductor and Glenn Sawatzky as accompanist. All COVID-19 regulations will be followed. For updates and registration information, visit www.mcsask.ca in the fall.

October 24, 2021 | Location: Nationwide

Mennonite Church Canada International Witness Sunday. Visit www.mennonitechurch.ca/IW-Sunday.

October 28, 2021 | Location: Alberta

Every Monday to Thursday: Congregants from across MC Alberta are invited to join a Zoom group for morning prayer on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. MST, and evening prayer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 p.m. MST, for about 15 to 20 minutes, using Take Our Moments and Our Days. Register online at mcab.ca/events.

December 31, 2021 | Location: B.C.

Mennonite Historical Society of B.C. is calling on local Anabaptists to participate in a collaborative storytelling project. Share your COVID-19 story/artwork/experiences for this first of its kind collaborative project at http://aht.libraryhost.com/. Take a look at the submissions! Still shy about uploading? Send your submission via email to archives@mhsbc.com and it can be added to...

July 1, 2022 to July 4, 2022 | Location: International

Mennonite World Conference’s Global Youth Summit, in Salatiga, Indonesia. Theme: “Life in the Spirit: Learn. Serve. Worship.” To learn more, visit mwc-cmm.org/gys.

July 5, 2022 to July 10, 2022 | Location: International

Mennonite World Conference’s global assembly, in Semarang, Indonesia. Theme: “Following Jesus together across barriers.” For more information, visit mwc-cmm.org/assembly/indonesia-2022.

July 31, 2022 to August 4, 2022 | Location: Nationwide

Mennonite Church Canada National Youth Gathering at Camp Valaqua, Alta. Youth ages 12 to 18 can register individually or as a group. Details coming soon.