Ontario

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

June 30–July 1

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70th anniversary celebration of Nairn Mennonite Church, Ailsa Craig. Weekend activities culminate with a worship service of praise and thanksgiving on July 1 at 10:45 a.m. Those planning to attend are asked to let the church know at 519-232-4425.

May 31–June 3

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“Discovery: A Comic Lament,” a show about land, love and loss, starring Ted Swartz and Michelle Milne: (31) at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, Kitchener; (1) at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo; (2) at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cambridge; (3) at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden. All shows at 7:30 p.m. For advance tickets, visit uwaterloo.ca/grebel/discovery.

May 1

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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.

May 12

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Silver Lake Mennonite Camp fundraising concert, featuring Rescue Junction and the Little Mannheim Band, at Mannheim Mennonite Church, Petersburg, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 519-634-5551.

March 20

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 “Peace and security in Northern Nigeria” talk. Keynote speaker Chom Bagu, MEDA’s Nigeria field project manager, and other experts will speak about the impact that Boko Haram has had on the prospects for agricultural development, and other topics, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, at 7 p.m. 

May 5, 6

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The Soli Deo Gloria Singers present their spring concert, "Beauty is God's Handwriting: (5) at UMEI, at 7:30 p.m.; (6) at Leamington United Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m. For tickets, call UMEI at 519-326-7448.

April 30

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New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale promotion dinner, at Bingeman's Marshall Hall, at 6:30 p.m. Speaker: Sarah Martin Mills, founder of Growing Hope Farms. Tickets available online at nhmrs.com.

April 13 – 15

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Dinner theatre at Floradale Mennonite Church: "Family ties through thick and thin: The story of a family losing the older generation," by Barb Draper; (13, 14) at 7:30 p.m.; (15) at 2:30 p.m. For dinner tickets, call the church at 519-669-2861.

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