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.
The annual general meeting of Mennonite Central Committee Saskatchewan will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. Church delegates and guests can register by calling the MCC office at 306-665-2555 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The Zoom meeting information, along with an electronic copy of the annual report and audited financial statements, will be sent to the email addresses of all who register.
Shekinah Move-A-Thon will be a virtual event this year. For registration instructions and a pledge form, visit www.shekinah.ca/events/2020/move-a-thon, and take time to view the "inspirational" videos that highlight examples of how you can “move.”
Silent retreat at the Ancient Spirals Retreat centre, south of Saskatoon. More details to follow.
Rosthern Junior College is hosting a Turnaround Strategy presentation and reception at Station Arts Centre at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
MC Saskatchewan youth retreat at Shekinah Retreat Centre, Waldheim.
MC Saskatchewan and CMU present “Mission in perspective,” a master’s-level course “exploring our place in missions,” at the MC Saskatchewan office in Saskatoon, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. each Thursday. Instructor: Josh Wallace To register, visit mcsask.ca/registrations/.
“A Very Shekinah Christmas,” at the Shekinah Retreat Centre, at 2 p.m. Includes a Christmas-themed photo booth, carolling, and at a concert, at 3 p.m., with the Coro Nova Choir and soloist Vic Krahn.
Rural church leadership conference, at Horizon College and Seminary, Saskatoon. Featured speaker: Jarred Siebert of the New Leaf Network. To register, visit eventbrite.ca and search for “rural church leadership conference.”
MC Saskatchewan Equipping Day, at RJC.
MC Saskatchewan continuing education days, at MCC Centre, Saskatoon.
MC Saskatchewan and CMU present the course “Peace, violence and the atonement,” each Thursday from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at the MCC Centre in Saskatoon. Instructor: Susanne Guenther Loewen. For more information, visit mcsask.ca/peace-violence-the-atonement-course/.
RJC hosts an alumni volleyball and soccer tournament.
RJC kielke supper fundraiser, at Bethany Manor, Saskatoon.
RJC Christmas concerts: (19) at Knox United Church, Saskatoon; (21) at RJC at 7 p.m.
Shekinah Retreat Centre celebrates its 40th anniversary. Outdoor service starts at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch and an afternoon of games and frivolity.
Langham Mennonite Fellowship (formerly Zoar Mennonite Church) hosts an open house of its new building in Langham, from 2 to 4 p.m.