Ontario

October 11, 2018

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Location: 

Dean Peachey, the 2018 Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award winner, will speak on "Backward/forward: Reflections on peace, conflict and human rights," in the Grebel Gallery, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.

October 18, 2018

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Location: 

2018 Benjamin Eby Lecture, in the Conrad Grebel University College Chapel, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Grebel professor Alicia Batten. Topic: “Memory, identity and the Sermon on the Mount: The Case of André Trocmé.”

September 21-23

Location: 

Premiere performances of "#ChurchToo," Theatre of the Beat's newest work, at the Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts, Kitchener; (21) at 8 p.m., (22) at 2 and 8 p.m., (23) at 3 p.m. Tickets available online at kwsymphony.ca/concerts/. The production will then tour Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta until Dec. 2; dates and locations to be determined.

October 13, 2018

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Location: 

“Voices Together: Prepare the way,” a resource day with members of the “Voices Together” hymnal team, at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Followed by an intercultural worship service and international meal, at First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 5 p.m. To register online, visit mcec.ca.

September 24 or 25

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Fall seniors retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg; "Close encounters of the scriptural kind; The delight, danger and dynamism of reading the Bible with each other and with 'the other.'" Same program each day. Resource person: Bryan Moyer Suderman. For more information, or to register before September 14, call 519-625-8602.

October 13, 2018

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Location: 

"Empty Bowls for Haiti" event, at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, seating at 5 and 7 p.m. Ontario potters donate the bowls, local restaurants and organizations donate the soup. In support of MCC Ontario and its commitment to sustainable change in Haiti. For tickets, call 519-745-8458.

June 25

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Launch of the Mennonite Church Canada book, “Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization,” edited by Steve Heinrichs. Event features four of the contributors. At Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, Toronto.

June 8–10

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“7th Cousins,” a play written and performed by Christine Brubaker and Erin Brubacher; based on their 700-kilometre trek from Pennsylvania to Waterloo Region in 2015; at Conrad Grebel University College chapel: (8) at 8 p.m.; (9) at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; (10) at 2 p.m. For more information or tickets, visit greenlight-arts.com.

July 29

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Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, hosts "Folk and gospel songs," led by Mike and Diana Erb (Twas Now), at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Laurence Martin at 519-208-4591.

June 24

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Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, hosts the Fair Wind, who will perform traditional music of the British Isles, at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Laurence Martin at 519-208-4591.

July 21

Location: 

Willowgrove 50th anniversary open house, in Stouffville, beginning at 11 a.m. Willowgrove's former staff, school families, volunteers, campers and church constituency are invited. Events include the final public performance of the Rouge River Connection. For more information, email info@willowgrove.ca.

 

June 23

Location: 

MennoHomes' Out-spok'n for Affordable Housing bike-a-thon, beginning at Elmira Mennonite Church. Options for hikers, cyclists and motorcyclists. For more information, call Dan Driedger at 226-476-2535.

May 2

Location: 

Naim Ateek, founding director of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, will speak on “The Bible, justice and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict: A Palestinian theology of liberation,” at St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto, at 7 p.m. 

May 1

Location: 

Naim Ateek, founding director of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, will speak on “The Bible, justice and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict: A Palestinian theology of liberation,” at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.

April 30

Location: 

Naim Ateek, founding director of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, will speak on “The Bible, justice and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict: A Palestinian theology of liberation,” at New Vision United Church, Hamilton, at 7 p.m.

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