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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December 19, 2018 | Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Chritmas concert at Knox United Church, Saskatoon.

December 21, 2018 | Location: Saskatchewan

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

January 11, 2019 to January 13, 2019 | Location: Alberta

Junior- and senior-high snow camp, at Camp Valaqua. Theme: "Don't stop believing."

January 17, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate open house, at 7 p.m.

January 18, 2019 | Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Open House and Friday Night Live youth event.

January 18, 2019 to January 20, 2019 | Location: Alberta

"The future of Anabaptism as a global movement," at Lendrum Mennonite Church, Edmonton. Speaker: John Roth of Goshen (Ind.) College. For more information, email office@lendrumchurch.ca.

January 19, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.  

January 24, 2019 | Location: Ontario

Anabaptist Learning Workshop—Bible caucus (Toronto region)—at Danforth Mennonite Church, Toronto. 

January 25, 2019 to January 27, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

MC Manitoba senior-high youth retreat, at Camp Assiniboia. 

January 25, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Exhibitions by Winnipeg artists Anita Kroeger and Michael Boss open at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg. Runs until March 9.

January 30, 2019 | Location: Ontario

MennoHomes’ annual general meeting, at 50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener, at 2 p.m. For more information, call 226-476-2535.

January 31, 2019 to February 1, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate presents three one-act plays by its junior-high students; at Franco-Manitobain Cultural Centre, Winnipeg.

January 31, 2019 | Location: B.C.

"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.

January 31, 2019 to February 2, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.

February 1, 2019 to February 3, 2019 | Location: Saskatchewan

Senior-high retreat, at Shekinah. 

February 1, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

CMU campus visit day begins at 9 a.m.

February 1, 2019 to February 3, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.

February 7, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Opera workshop, at CMU's Laudamus Auditorium, at 7 p.m.

February 8, 2019 to February 10, 2019 | Location: Alberta

Portable CMU class—"Surviving and thriving despite cancer." Teacher: Dan Epp-Tiessen, CMU associate professor of Bible. 

February 8, 2019 to February 9, 2019 | Location: Ontario

“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.

February 9, 2019 | Location: Ontario

“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.

February 9, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Discover Outtatown, at CMU, at 9 a.m.

February 9, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.

February 11, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

"A matter of life and death," a Face2Face discussion at CMU's Marpeck Commons, at 7 p.m.

February 12, 2019 to February 13, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

ReNew 2019: Resourcing pastors for ministry (Death, funerals and the Christian Hope), at CMU, Winnipeg. Keynote speaker: Thomas Long.

February 13, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition, at CMU's Laudamus Auditorium, at 7 p.m.

February 20, 2019 to February 21, 2019 | Location: Ontario

Anabaptist Learning Workshop, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo. Topic: “School for ministers: The audacious pastor.” Speaker: Anthony D. Bailey

February 22, 2019 | Location: B.C.

LEAD conference, at Peace Mennonite Church, Richmond.

February 23, 2019 | Location: B.C.

MC B.C. annual general meeting, at Peace Mennonite Church, Richmond.

February 28, 2019 to March 1, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.

March 1, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Music Therapy coffeehouse, at CMU's Marpeck Commons, at 7 p.m.

March 8, 2019 to March 9, 2019 | Location: Saskatchewan

MC Saskatchewan annual delegate assembly sessions, at Zoar Mennonite Church, Waldheim.

March 8, 2019 to March 9, 2019 | Location: Saskatchewan

MC Saskatchewan annual delegate sessions, at Zoar Mennonite Church, Waldheim. 

March 10, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Mennonite Community Orchestra, performs at CMU, Winnipeg, at 3 p.m. Featuring CMU student pianist Emma Heinrichs.

March 15, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Exhibitions by Melissa Coyle and Sandra Campbell open at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg. Runs until April 27.

March 15, 2019 to March 16, 2019 | Location: Alberta

MC Alberta annual delegate sessions, at Bergthal Mennonite Church, Didsbury. Theme: “Vision 2020: God’s leading.”

March 15, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

CMU Festival Chorus and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra perform Verdi's "Requiem," at Winnipeg's Centennial Concert Hall, at 8 p.m.

March 22, 2019 to March 23, 2019 | Location: Saskatchewan

Women's retreat, at Shekinah.

March 22, 2019 | Location: Saskatchewan

Women's retreat at Shekinah.

March 26, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

CMU spring open house, begins at 10 a.m.

March 30, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Jazz at CMU, at 7 p.m.

March 31, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Handbell and guitar ensembles perform at CMU, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

March 31, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.

April 4, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Spring at CMU fundraiser, at CMU, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m. Featuring the presentation of the 2019 CMU PAX Award to author Rudy Wiebe.

April 6, 2019 to April 7, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.

April 13, 2019 | Location: Ontario

Women of MC Eastern Canada Enrichment Day, at Floradale Mennonite Church. Resource person: Marilyn Rudy-Froese.

April 19, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.

April 26, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Spring concert, at CMU, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

May 4, 2019 | Location: Ontario

Mennonite Mass Choir presents "Celebration," hymns of praise by Mendelssohn, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.

May 4, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Exhibitions by Yisa Akinbolaji and Gabriela Aguero open at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg. Runs until June 22.

May 10, 2019 to May 12, 2019 | Location: Ontario

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.

May 13, 2019 to May 15, 2019 | Location: Alberta

Faith studies conference. 

May 13, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate bursary banquet, at the Canad Inns Polo Park, Winnipeg. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit westgatemennonite.ca.

May 15, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate work day.

May 24, 2019 to May 26, 2019 | Location: Saskatchewan

Junior-high retreat, at Elim. 

May 29, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate junior-high spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

May 30, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate senior-high spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

May 31, 2019 to June 1, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

#ChurchToo conference, responding to professional sexual misconduct in the church, at CMU. Planned jointly by CMU, MC Manitoba, MB Manitoba and MCC.

June 7, 2019 to June 9, 2019 | Location: Alberta

MC Alberta women's retreat, at Sylvan Lake.

June 15, 2019 | Location: Alberta

Camp Valaqua hike-a-thon. 

June 16, 2019 | Location: Alberta

Camp Valaqua garden party. 

June 28, 2019 to July 1, 2019 | Location: B.C.

“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.

July 25, 2019 to July 28, 2019 | Location: Manitoba

"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.

July 28, 2019 to August 1, 2019 | Location: Saskatchewan

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.