Ontario

July 16-20

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The Hymn Society presents five public festivals: (16) “Living voices of the gospel,” at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.; (17) “Reformation psalms and beyond,” at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.; (18) “A day for making changes,” at First United Church, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.; (19) “God of all the many lands,” at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.; (20) “Singing our journeys together,” at the University of Waterloo’s Theatre of the Arts, at 10:30 a.m.

June 25

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June 25: Tavistock Mennonite Church 75th anniversary. Celebration service at 9:45 a.m., followed by a free barbecue chicken meal from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for 400 ticket holders. To reserve a ticket, call the church office at 519-655-2581.

Until May 2019

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Until May 2019: “Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World War” exhibit of letters, photographs and documents from the Mennonite Archives of Ontario, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.

June 10

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“Love & Light: Celebrating Canada 150 with Pride”: Counterpoint Community Orchestra premieres “Elegy for Orlando” and the Toronto premiere of “Mennonite Piano Concerto,” 7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s United Church, 353 Sherbourne St., Toronto. More information at www.ccorchestra.org.

Aug. 20

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Riverdale Mennonite Church, Millbank, hosts its public closing service, at 10 a.m. Guest speakers include Glenn Zehr, Troy Watson and Jim Brown. A time of socializing and refreshments will take place after the service.

May 28

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“A community memorial service,” at the Detweiler Meeting House, Roseville, at 2:30 p.m., for those with connections to the Roseville Cemetery. Service leader: Scott Brubaker-Zehr. An informal “cemetery walk” will follow the service.

May 30

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MC Eastern Canada retired pastors event at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Theme: “Eldering: Our calling for the rest of our life.”

June 16,17

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Theatre of the Beat and musical group No Discernable Key present “Yellow Bellies,” a play about conscientious objectors during the Second World War: (16), at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, at 7:30 p.m.; (17) at Floradale Mennonite Church, at 2 and 7 p.m.

April 1

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Women’s retreat with author and pastor April Yamasaki, organized by Ottawa Mennonite Church, at St. Paul’s University, Ottawa, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call 613-733-6729.

Jun. 17

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Theatre of the Beat presents “Yellow Bellies,” a play about conscientious objectors during the Second World War, at Floradale Mennonite Church, at 2 and 7 p.m.

Apr. 23-May 14

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National Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights, a 600-kilometre walk from Kitchener to Ottawa, stopping at 21 churches along the way and engaging in teach-ins, all in support of Canada’s implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. For more information, visit pfir.ca.

Apr. 1

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Dedication/reception for the launch of Lawrence Burkholder’s book “The Leviathan Factor,” at Wideman Mennonite Church, Markham, at 2:30 p.m.

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