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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January 26, 2022 | Location: Online Event

Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg invites you to a Virtual Open House at 6:00 p.m. CT. Come for a virtual tour of CMU's campus, live questions and answers with CMU's Admissions team, and a chance to hear from faculty and current students. After registering, you will receive a link via email to access the webinar. This is open to anyone: parents, students, siblings, teachers, and school counsellors. Register at cmu.ca/future/experience/virtual-open-house.

January 26, 2022 | Location: Online Event

The Grebel and UWaterloo Music Department presents a Noon Hour Online Concert at 12:30 p.m. ET. Enjoy a recital by professional musicians from the comfort of home. Details: uwaterloo.ca/music/events

February 2, 2022 | Location: Online Event

The Grebel and UWaterloo Music Department presents a Noon Hour Online Concert at 12:30 p.m. ET. Enjoy a recital by professional musicians from the comfort of home. Details: uwaterloo.ca/music/events

February 4, 2022 | Location: Manitoba

Campus Visit Day at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg. 9:30 a.m. Come for a half-day in-person experience. Tour the campus, visit a class, meet profs and current students, learn about financial aid opportunities, and enjoy a treat from folio café. Details and registration info: cmu.ca/future/experience/campus-visit-days

February 8, 2022 | Location: Online Event

Canadian Mennonite University presents the Renew 2022 conference in an online format. "Water from a Living Stream: Rejuvenation for Pastoring in a Complex World" will feature three scripture-rich presentations by Dr. Scot McKnight, Julius R. Mantey Chair of New Testament at Northern Seminary, to help pastors clarify or re-focus their calling. Details and registration info at cmu.ca/renew.

February 9, 2022 | Location: Online Event

The Grebel and UWaterloo Music Department presents a Noon Hour Online Concert at 12:30 p.m. ET. Enjoy a recital by professional musicians from the comfort of home. Details: uwaterloo.ca/music/events

February 12, 2022 | Location: B.C.

The Mennonite Historical Society of B.C. and the Canadian Musical Theatre Company present Pier 21: The Musical, at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, Abbotsford, at 3 and 6:30 p.m. For tickets, visit www.mhsbc.com or call 604-853-6177.

February 16, 2022 | Location: Online Event

The Grebel and UWaterloo Music Department presents a Noon Hour Online Concert at 12:30 p.m. ET. Enjoy a recital by professional musicians from the comfort of home. Details: uwaterloo.ca/music/events

February 23, 2022 | Location: Online Event

Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg invites you to a Virtual Open House at 6:00 p.m. CT. Come for a virtual tour of CMU's campus, live questions and answers with CMU's Admissions team, and a chance to hear from faculty and current students. After registering, you will receive a link via email to access the webinar. This is open to anyone: parents, students, siblings, teachers, and school counsellors. Register at cmu.ca/future/experience/virtual-open-house.

February 24, 2022 | Location: Ontario

Mennonite Central Committee Ontario invites you to "The Power of Partnership: An Evening with Malcolm Gladwell," an event at Bingemans Conference Centre (425 Bingemans Centre Dr.) in Kitchener that starts at 6:00 p.m. ET. Join MCC along with bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell, as they discuss the Power of Partnership and how a legacy of partnership with local, on-the-ground organizations can bring peace, dignity and hope to those who need it most, and have unintended consequence of peaceful communities. Register to attend in-person or to watch the livestream. Visit...

February 26, 2022 | Location: B.C.

Mennonite Church British Columbia annual general meeting, to be held online. To register, contact your congregation’s office.

March 2, 2022 | Location: Online Event

The Grebel and UWaterloo Music Department presents a Noon Hour Online Concert at 12:30 p.m. ET. Enjoy a recital by professional musicians from the comfort of home. Details: uwaterloo.ca/music/events

March 4, 2022 | Location: Manitoba

Opening event for "Daily Diaries by the Assiniboine River and Lake Winnipeg" exhibit by Jane Gateson at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery in Winnipeg. 7:30 p.m. Details and registration info here.

March 5, 2022 | Location: Manitoba

Mennonite Church Manitoba annual gathering, at Douglas Mennonite Church, Winnipeg.

March 7, 2022 | Location: Ontario

Not Traumatic Enough for a Shock Blanket exhibit at the Grebel Gallery, Conrad Grebel University College. For more information, visit https://uwaterloo.ca/centre-peace-advancedment/grebel-gallery.

March 9, 2022 | Location: Online Event

The Grebel and UWaterloo Music Department presents a Noon Hour Online Concert at 12:30 p.m. ET. Enjoy a recital by professional musicians from the comfort of home. Details: uwaterloo.ca/music/events

March 10, 2022 | Location: Online Event

Conrad Grebel University College invites you to the 2022 Bechtel Lecture in Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies. 7:00 p.m. ET. Award-winning author Sofia Samatar will give a lecture titled, "On Dwelling: Shelters in Place and Time." Details and registration information: uwaterloo.ca/grebel/events/lecture-series/bechtel-lectures

March 12, 2022 | Location: Saskatchewan

Mennonite Church Saskatchewan Annual Delegate Sessions, at Youth Farm Bible Camp, Rosthern, Sask and via Zoom. Theme: “Called to Here,” with guest speaker Preston Pouteaux.

March 14, 2022 to May 6, 2022 | Location: Ontario

The Grebel Gallery at the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement presents "Voices Together: A Celebration of Art and Music." This exhibit explores the complementary nature of visual art and worship in the Mennonite Church. Featuring over a dozen works of art found in Voices Together, the exhibition offers visitors a more intimate view of the art found in this new Mennonite hymnal. Details here

March 16, 2022 | Location: Online Event

The Grebel and UWaterloo Music Department presents a Noon Hour Online Concert at 12:30 p.m. ET. Enjoy a recital by professional musicians from the comfort of home. Details: uwaterloo.ca/music/events

March 19, 2022 | Location: Alberta

Mennonite Church Alberta annual delegate sessions, to be held virtually on Zoom.

March 24, 2022 | Location: Ontario

Conrad Grebel University College invites you to hear from 2022 Sawatsky Visiting Scholar Dr. Regina Shands Stoltzfus at 7:30 p.m. ET. She will give a lecture titled, "Resistance Strategies: Equipping Ourselves and Our Communities for Long Term Justice Work." Details: uwaterloo.ca/grebel/events/2022-sawatsky-visiting-scholar-dr-regina-shands-stoltzfus.

March 30, 2022 | Location: Online Event

Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg invites you to a Virtual Open House at 6:00 p.m. CT. Come for a virtual tour of CMU's campus, live questions and answers with CMU's Admissions team, and a chance to hear from faculty and current students. After registering, you will receive a link via email to access the webinar. This is open to anyone: parents, students, siblings, teachers, and school counsellors. Register at cmu.ca/future/experience/virtual-open-house.

April 19, 2022 | Location: Ontario

Diverse Paths: An Exploration of Low German Mennonite Experiences, at Conrad Grebel University College. This conference will bring together members of Low German-speaking communities and those who work within these communities, including service providers, educators and academics. More at: https://mcccanada...

April 27, 2022 | Location: Online Event

Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg invites you to a Virtual Open House at 6:00 p.m. CT. Come for a virtual tour of CMU's campus, live questions and answers with CMU's Admissions team, and a chance to hear from faculty and current students. After registering, you will receive a link via email to access the webinar. This is open to anyone: parents, students, siblings, teachers, and school counsellors. Register at cmu.ca/future/experience/virtual-open-house.

April 29, 2022 to April 30, 2022 | Location: Ontario

Mennonite Church Eastern Canada Annual Church Gathering, at Redeemer University, Ancaster.

May 13, 2022 to May 15, 2022 | Location: Ontario

“Indigenous-Mennonite encounters in time and place” academic conference and community education event, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo. The event will include academic presentations, community storytelling, artistic offerings, and both Indigenous and Mennonite ceremonies. Programming proposals must be submitted by Sept. 30. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2UhmnHu.

May 25, 2022 | Location: Online Event

Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg invites you to a Virtual Open House at 6:00 p.m. CT. Come for a virtual tour of CMU's campus, live questions and answers with CMU's Admissions team, and a chance to hear from faculty and current students. After registering, you will receive a link via email to access the webinar. This is open to anyone: parents, students, siblings, teachers, and school counsellors. Register at cmu.ca/future/experience/virtual-open-house.

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 29, 2022 to August 1, 2022 | Location: Nationwide

MC Canada Gathering 2022, in Edmonton. Theme: “We declare what we have seen and heard.” Information about Gathering 2022 will be regularly updated at mennonitechurch.ca/gathering2022.

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

MC Canada National Youth Gathering at Camp Valaqua, Alta. Theme: “Amplify! Giving voice to what we have seen and heard.” Information will be regularly updated at mennonitechurch.ca/amplify.