Alberta

November 16-17

Event Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 to Saturday, November 17, 2018
Location: 

“Faith (Re)focused” Phase II: “Open to God’s leading-listening, learning, renewing,” at Foothills Mennonite Church, Calgary. Leader: Betty Pries.

March 15-16

Event Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2019 to Saturday, March 16, 2019
Location: 

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

November 24, 2018

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Location: 

Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta fall conference, at Lendrum Mennonite Church, Edmonton; annual general meeting at 10 a.m., keynote address at 1 p.m. Speaker: Dr. Tim Janzen. Theme: "DNA and genealogy." For more information, call 780-218-7411.

May 14–16

Location: 

MC Alberta's Faith Studies at Foothills Mennonite Church, Calgary. Theme: "Young adults and the church." Speakers: Peter Epp, Irma Fast-Dueck and Anika Reynar. (14,15) Public events at 7 p.m.

Nov. 10–12

Location: 

Let’s Talk About Conflicting Loyalties event, at Trinity Mennonite Church, DeWinton. Keynote speaker: Gordon Zerbe of CMU. Topics: patriotism, justice, pacifism, active peacemaking. For more information, call the church at 403-256-7157.

Nov. 25

Location: 

Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta conference, Tapestry of Two Uprooted Cultures: Japanese and Mennonites in Southern Alberta, featuring authors Joy Kogawa and Rudy Wiebe, followed by cultural dancing, music and food; at 1 p.m. Call the historical society at 403-250-1121 by Nov. 16 to register.

Oct. 14

Location: 

Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta fall conference, Gem of the West Museum, Coaldale, at 1:30 p.m. Theme: “Tapestry of two uprooted cultures: Japanese and Mennonites in southern Alberta.” Speakers include author Joy Kogawa.

May 15-17

Location: 

MC Alberta annual faith studies event, “Called to peacemaking with all creation,” at Holyrood Mennonite Church, Edmonton. Speaker: Randy Haluza-DeLay of King’s University. (15, 7 p.m.) Public lecture: “When Christianity seems to be the problem.” (16) Public lecture: “When things get polarized.” For more information, visit mennonitechurch.ab.ca.

May 6

Location: 

Camp Valaqua work day, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 403-637-2510 to indicate how many are coming, so lunch can be provided.

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