Upcoming Events

Canadian Mennonite staff are doing their best to keep the below list updated. In an attempt to keep COVID-19 from spreading, some of these events may have already been postponed or cancelled without our knowledge. To be sure, contact the organizers in advance.

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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October 10, 2020 to October 17, 2020 | Location: International

MCC Bolivia 60th anniversary learning tour in western Bolivia. For more information, visit mcco.ca/events.

October 16, 2020 to October 18, 2020 | Location: B.C.

MC B.C. women’s retreat. Theme: “God is bigger.” Speakers: Karina Loewen and Nichole Forbes of “We Should Record this Podcast.” More information to follow.

October 17, 2020 | Location: Ontario

A one-day New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale, at the New Hamburg fairgrounds.

October 24, 2020 | Location: Online Event

“Table talk: Does the church still have legs?” is a Mennonite Church Canada study conference for the nationwide church’s congregations. During this global COVID-19 pandemic, the Holy Spirit calls us to re-examine what it means to be the church. While technology allows us to join each other on Sunday mornings, without gathering together how can we be Christ’s Body? What does this crisis reveal about our current practices of being the church? Join our nationwide community of faith as we gather virtually for a time of discernment on the nature and identity of the...

November 6, 2020 to November 7, 2020 | Location: Manitoba

Canadian launch of new “Voices Together” hymnal, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, from mid-afternoon on Nov. 6 to the evening of Nov. 7, when a community-wide worship fest will be held. Registration will be required. More details to follow.

November 8, 2020 | Location: Ontario

Pax Christi Chorale presents the Toronto premiere of “Considering Matthew Shepard. For more information, email boxoffice@paxchristichorale.org.

May 31, 2021 | Location: Ontario

Open until May 2021, “Growing family: Design and desire in Mennonite genealogy” exhibit showcases family trees, hand-drawn charts and other ways Mennonites have remembered family; at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario, Waterloo. For more information, visit uwaterloo.ca/grebel/growingfamily.