"The Climate is Changing: Now What?" at Shekinah Retreat Centre. A one-day Mega Menno retreat for youth in grades 6 to 12. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Speakers Brenda and Wayne MacDonald will help youth explore what it looks like to be a people of faith in a time of changing climate(s). The day will also include plenty of outdoor fun. Details at mcsask.ca/event/10976. Contact email@example.com with any questions.
Forest church at Shekinah Retreat Centre. 3:00 p.m. All are welcome.
Service of Thanksgiving at Shekinah Retreat Centre near Waldheim. 2:30 p.m. Shekinah is very grateful for gifts received on the dissolution of both Superb Mennonite Church and Zoar Waldheim Mennonite Church. To mark these gifts there will be a service of thanksgiving. All are invited to attend.
Touchdown! at RJC High School: A Celebration of the Legacy of Athletics. This year RJC's annual golf classic and homecoming fundraising banquet will be celebrated as one event. Golf begins at 1:00 p.m. (shotgun start) at Valley Regional Park in Rosthern, with a banquet and program on the RJC campus to follow at 6:30 p.m. Visit rjc.sk.ca/homecoming to register your team for golf or call 306-232-4222 to reserve your banquet tickets.
RJC High School Open House and Friday Night Live. Prospective students and families are invited to the RJC campus in Rosthern for a look into life as a student at RJC. There will be campus tours and RJC's annual Friday Night Live student coffee-house. Register by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (306) 232-4222.
RJC High School in Rosthern, Sask., invites you to its Christmas Concert. 7:00 p.m. CST. Music and performances by RJC students and staff. Livestream for those who wish to enjoy the program at home can be found at rjc.sk.ca. Saskatchewan public health orders will be followed at this event.
Forest Church at Shekinah Retreat Centre near Waldheim, Sask. 3:00 p.m. Storyteller Ric Driediger will lead this month's service. Dress warm and enjoy the beauty of a crisp winter's day and the warmth of community.
Mennonite Church Saskatchewan presents an event for youth in grades 6 through 12, Mega Menno Snow Day at Shekinah Retreat Centre. 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Com for an afternoon of outdoor fun, including skating, tobogganing, playing broomball, and more! This is a free event. Proof of vaccination is required. Dress warm. Contact Kirsten at email@example.com if you need help acquiring winter gear.
Mennonite Central Committee Saskatchewan’s 3rd annual Peace Conference, “Restoring Justice,” starts at 9:30 a.m. The conference will explore how to do justice better. Join in to hear from experts and those on the frontlines about the principles and practices of doing justice and building resilience in our communities. This is a free virtual conference and there will be two additional optional training workshops on Friday and Saturday evenings.
“21st-century preaching,” a one-week intensive course with Meghan Good. This course will examine methods for doing exegesis for preaching that are realistic in the busyness of ministry and keep pastors’ own hearing of God’s words fresh and living. For more information, or to register, visit https://mcsask.ca/event/10691.
RJC High School Choirs & Cakes Fundraiser at 7:00 p.m. Join us for our annual fundraising concert and dessert auction in support of RJC. This event will be held in-person at the RJC Gymnasium with a livestream option available. The livestream link and online cake auction will be at rjc.sk.ca/cakes.
RJC High School Annual Corporation Meeting, 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend RJC's annual report to the community, held over Zoom. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register for this event by Oct. 22, and you will be sent the meeting agenda and Zoom link.
Mennonite Church Saskatchewan Virtual Youth Retreat: "Who’s Right/Wrong? Fact, Friction, and Friendship." 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. MDT. In two interactive sessions, speaker Tracey Mitchell will help youth learn to navigate difficult conversations where answers aren’t just black and white. Using the online platform Gather, the retreat will be a time of worship, conversation, games, and more. Cost: $15/person.
The Youth Farm Bible Camp food market is back! The camp will once again have groceries, fresh cinnamon buns, a hot meal of the week and many more options. Check out the products at yfbcfoodmarket.square.site. Order by Monday for pick up on Wednesday.
Virtual Christmas holiday dinners: Friends for Dinner is a fun and unique opportunity for University of Saskatchewan students who cannot be with their families during the December holidays to connect with households from local congregations. This year be sharing a meal will be done virtually due to COVID-19. To learn more, email email@example.com.
Mennonite Central Committee Saskatchewan Peace Conference, “Displaced: Upheaval, hospitality, and justice in the search for home,” takes place on Zoom from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will explore the realities of refugees, internally displaced persons and Indigenous peoples around the world and locally. For the full conference schedule and to register, visit mccsk.ca/sk-peace-conference.