Mennonite Central Committee presents Active Bystander Training. Active Bystander Training teaches how participants can interrupt harm-doing and generate positive actions by others. 7:00 p.m. EDT to 9:30 p.m. EDT. $20/person. For details and registration information, visit mcccanada.ca/get-involved/events/training-active-bystanders-6.
Mennonite Central Committee presents a free webinar titled, "Gender and COVID-19: Stories of Struggle and Strength from Women Around the Globe." Global crises like a pandemic often hit women and girls the hardest. Join us as we take a look at our work through a gender lens. 7:00 p.m. CDT. Register here.
Storytelling session with Skyler Williams and Eric Lankin from Landback Lane. Part of the Mennonite Church Eastern Canada storytelling series Treaty as Sacred Covenant: Stories of Indigenous-Mennonite Relations. 7:00 p.m. EDT. More details and registration info here.
The spring/summer CommonRead title is Raising Disciples: How to Make Faith Matter for Our Kids. Join a conversation with the author, Natalie Frisk, at 12:00 p.m. CDT. Register at mennomedia.org/register-now.
Indigenous-led Climate Action and Land Protection: We are in a climate crisis and Indigenous peoples are on the frontlines defending Mother Earth. How can we support and join in their struggle? Join a panel of amazing land and water protectors for a rich and challenging webinar conversation at 6:00 p.m. CDT.
Haunted Histories webinar: Michael Danner, Mennonite Church USA’s associate executive director of church vitality, will interview authors Elaine Enns and Ched Myers about their new book, Healing Haunted Histories: A Settler Discipleship of Decolonization. 6:00 p.m. CDT / 7:00 p.m. EDT. Register here: mcusa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpceyhpzgtG9NOdLSvgKQHsAR4ITp7V4mH
Canadian Mennonite University invites you to Spring at CMU, an online fundraiser that starts at 7:00 p.m. CDT. Visit cmu.ca/springatcmu to hear stories from students, faculty, and alumni including a spotlight on the university's science program; CMU Singers’ premiere of Breathe by Leonard Enns (commissioned by the CMBC class of 1970); and some campus humour. Following the event, participate in an optional Zoom conversation with President Cheryl Pauls and others at 8:00 PM CDT.
Eden Foundation in Manitoba presents Songs & Stories of Hope, Healing and Community, a virtual concert fundraiser. Singer-songwriter Danny Plett has assembled a group of gifted musicians for the performance. 7:00 p.m. CDT. There is no charge to view the concert, but it is a fundraising event and you will have the opportunity to make a donation. Visit edenhealthcare.ca/springconcert2021 for more information and the concert link.
Theatre of the Beat presents two free performances of Unmute: The Impact of a Pandemic on Gender-Based Violence. The first performance is at 2:00 p.m. PDT and the second performance is at 7:00 p.m. PDT. Visit theatreofthebeat.ca/unmute for complete show and registration information.
Columbia Bible College invites you to a virtual event with Esau McCaulley, author of the 2020 book Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope. 3:30 p.m. PDT to 5:30 p.m. PDT. Visit columbiabc.edu/reading-while-black to register.
The public is invited to Conscience Canada's annual general meeting, which will be held virtually on Zoom on Saturday, May 1 at 3:30 p.m. EDT. Critical action regarding the future of the organization will be taken at this meeting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get the Zoom link.
CommonWord invites you to a virtual book launch for Growing a Generous Church: A Year in the Life of Peach Blossom Church by Lori Guenther Reesor. 6:30 p.m. CDT / 7:30 p.m. EDT. This is a free event. Visit bit.ly/GAGClaunch to register. For details about the book, visit lgreesor.com or commonword.ca/go/2327.
Online book club exploring Beloved Amazonia by Pope Francis. Join Steve Heinrichs, director of Indigenous-Settler relations at Mennonite Church Canada, for an online book club. Beginning April 8, the group will gather by Zoom each Thursday at 1:30 p.m. CDT for five weeks of circle conversation. Deadline to register is April 1. Visit mennonitechurch.ca/beloved-amazonia for details and registration info.
"Where is God in Pandemic Suffering?" Join Josh Wallace, Church Engagement Minister of Mennonite Church Saskatchewan, and five other panel members in an online discussion of faith and pandemic. 6 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. MDT. Free registration is available at islamevents.ca/register. Call 306-715-1531 or go to islamevents.ca for more details.
The Mennonite Church Eastern Canada Truth and Reconciliation Working Group presents "Treaty as Sacred Covenant Storytelling - Sandi Boucher." 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EDT. Visit mcec.ca/event/10537-2021-03-24-treaty-as-sacred-covenant-storytelling-sandi-boucher for details.
Theatre of the Beat presents a number of free performances of Unmute: The Impact of a Pandemic on Gender-Based Violence. Visit theatreofthebeat.ca/unmute for complete show and registration information.
- March 25th @ 7:30 p.m. EDT
- March 26th @ 7:00 p.m. CDT
- March 27th @ 7:00 p.m. MDT
- March 28th @ 2:00 p.m. PDT
- March 28th @ 7:00 p.m. PDT