Nov. 25


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


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


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

May 6


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.

Apr. 29


Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta meets at Bergthal Mennonite Church, Didsbury: annual general meeting at 10 a.m.; sessions at 1:30 p.m. Lunch and 4 p.m. faspa provided. For more information, call 403-250-1121.

Jun. 9-11


MC Alberta women’s retreat at Sylvan Lake. Speaker: Sara Wenger Shenk. Theme: “Our legacy of wisdom.” For more information, call June at 403-208-0800.

May 16-18


“(Trans)formation in Christian discipleship,” an MC Alberta faith studies event, at Lethbridge Mennonite Church. Speaker: Gil Dueck, former academic dean of Bethany College. For more information and to register, visit (16,17) Public evening sessions also available.

Apr. 30


Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta is hosting its annual general meeting and spring conference, “Rethinking Mennonite history in light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission,” at Holyrood Mennonite Church, Edmonton. For more details, or to register, call 780-318-4186 or visit


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