Theatre of the Beat presents a three-week audio drama series of its "Yellow Bellies" production, starting June 4. Visit theatreofthebeat.ca/yellow-bellies for details.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If an event is to appear in print, please send the information at least eight weeks in advance.
“Embodying hope, faith and playfulness in caregiving: Practical and spiritual resources for a complicated vocation” seminar, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, at 9:30 a.m. Keynote speaker: Dr. Janet L. Ramsey. Register at grebel.ca/spirituality.
Aylmer Mennonite Charity Auction, at the Aylmer Curling Club, opens at 8 a.m. Live auction from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities for children, large-scale food festival, haircuts. For more information, call Katie Miller at 519-765-0075. Funds go to MCC projects worldwide
MennoHomes “Out-spok’n for Affordable Housing” bike-a-thon, a virtual fundraising event. Hikers, recreational bikers and avid cyclists will choose their own routes this year. For more information, call Dan Driedger at 226-476-2535 or visit mennohomes.com.
Ontario Mennonite Music Camp at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, for youth ages 12 to 16. To register, visit grebel.ca/ommc. Refunds will be provided if the camp is cancelled.
Toronto Mennonite Festival, at Black Creek Pioneer Village, opens at 10 a.m. Activities include Mennonite food booths, crafts, games, music and a quilt auction. Funds go to MCC projects worldwide.
Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, hosts a ’60s era alumni luncheon, at 11 a.m. For more information, visit uwaterloo.ca/grebel/events/.
MCC Bolivia 60th anniversary learning tour in western Bolivia. For more information, visit mcco.ca/events.
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.
A one-day New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale, at the New Hamburg fairgrounds.
“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...
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.
Pax Christi Chorale presents the Toronto premiere of “Considering Matthew Shepard. For more information, email email@example.com.
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.