Multicultural worship service and MC Eastern Canada celebration to bless mission minister Brian Bauman on his retirement, at First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 3 p.m., followed by a potluck meal.
“How to put on a drama or pageant at your church (and still be happy when it’s over),” and Anabaptist Learning Workshop webinar, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Resource people: Joanne Bender, Chris Steingart, Ruth Boehm and Sara Garnet. For more information or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Credence & Co. presents “Forming peaceable congregations,” at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Speaker: Tom Yoder Neufeld.
“Grounding: Discovering our sacred gifts in climate emergency,” a contemplative prayer retreat hosted by the Student Christian Movement and Pastors in Exile, at Loyola House, Guelph. For more information, visit pastorsinexile.org/grounding.
Soli Deo Gloria Singers present “Longing,” a choral concert: (23) at UMEI, Leamington, at 7:30 p.m.; (24) at Leamington United Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m. For tickets, call UMEI at 519-326-7448 during school hours.
St. Jacobs Mennonite Church presents “The Worst Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” a Christmas comedy for the whole family, at the church at 2:30 p.m. each day. For tickets, call 519-664-2268.
Menno Singers present an afternoon hymn sing, at 3 p.m., and an evening hymn service with Matthew Boutda, the 2018 Abner Martin Scholarship winner, at 7 p.m. Both events at First Mennonite, Kitchener. For more information, visit mennosingers.com.
Fairview Mennonite Home hosts its annual handicraft sale, at the home in Cambridge, beginning at 9 a.m. Includes a bake sale, tea room, and much more.
Credence & Co. presents “Healthy boundaries in the context of ministry,” a two-day workshop, at St. Catharines United Mennonite Church, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Keynote speaker: Marg Van Herk-Paradis. For more information or to register, visit bit.ly/2kwLyEd.
Bluegrass group Rescue Junction performs at the Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Laurence Martin at 519-504-4591.
“100 inches of rain: Redefining youth ministry in a post-Christian world,” a youth worker webinar, with Michele Hershberger. Live location at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo. For more information or to register, visit mcec.ca /mcec-events.
Nithview Christmas bazaar, featuring a bake sale, silent auction, community vendors and a tea room, in New Hamburg, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Annual “Spirit of Christmas” event, at Nairn Mennonite Church, Ailsa Craig, featuring juried craft show, Ten Thousand Villages booth and tea room: (22) from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; (23) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.