Advent vespers with Abendmusik Choir: (28) Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, Abbotsford; (29) Knox United Church, Vancouver. Both services at 8 p.m.
Joint MC B.C./Columbia Bible College service at Cedar Valley Mennonite Church, Mission, at 10:30 a.m., with a lunch to follow. Music by Columbia students.
MC B.C. LEAD conference and annual meeting at Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford.
LifeBridge Ministries fundraising concert at Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford.
Camp Squeah paddle-a-thon.
MC B.C. Junior Impact youth retreat, at Camp Squeah, Hope.
MC B.C. Women’s Inspirational Day, at Eben-Ezer Mennonite Church, Abbotsford.
MC Alberta annual general assembly.
“This Will Lead to Dancing,” a new play by Theatre of the Beat that addresses LGBTQ inclusion, at Wildwood Mennonite Church, Saskatoon. All shows at 7 p.m. RSVP in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure a seat.
RJC choir concert at Knox United Church, Saskatoon, at 7:30 p.m.
RJC Christmas concert at RJC at 7 p.m.
Christmas at CMU- choirs, instrumental music, audience sing-along, readings, dramas for children, refreshments. Performances at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg. Admission is free. www.cmu.ca/christmas.
An evening with Nick Spaling of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Community Mennonite Fellowship, Drayton, Ont., at Douglas Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m. Learn what it’s like to be a Christian in the NHL and get an autograph. Free will offering in support of MC Canada’s youth assembly and MC Manitoba’s Camps with Meaning.
Westgate Christmas concert at Westminster United Church, 7 p.m.
“Singin’ in the Grain” fundraising concert for Canadian Foodgrains Bank at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler, at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Winkler Men’s Community Choir.
Westgate grade 6 day.
Westgate grade 5 day, 4:30-7 p.m.
Westgate Jr. High one-act plays at the Franco-Manitoba Cultural Centre.
Open house at Westgate, 7 p.m.
Westgate bursary fundraising banquet.
MennoHomes annual general meeting and concert featuring Janice Lee, at Waterloo Mennonite Brethren Church, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 226-476-2535 or visit mennohomes.com.
Fourth annual “Welcoming Advent” at Detweiler Meetinghouse at 2:30 p.m. with Christmas music by Lifted Voices and Laurence Martin leading historic Christmas songs. Everyone welcome.
Pax Christi Chorale and the York University Dance Ensemble present “L’enfance du Christ,” at Grace Church on the Hill, Toronto. (5) at 7:30 p.m.; (6) at 3 p.m. For tickets, e-mail email@example.com.
Three Choirs at Christmas- Menno Singers will be joined by Inter-Mennonite Children's Choir and Menno Youth Singers at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Kitchener, 3 p.m. More info and tickets at www.mennosingers.com.
Pax Christi Chorale presents “The Children’s Messiah,” at Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Toronto. For tickets, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inter-Mennonite Children’s Choir presents “Follow the Star,” at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m.
Until Dec. 18
“Exploring resilience through the artwork of Shannon Moroney,” at the Conrad Grebel University College Gallery, Waterloo.
“An Advent Journey,” at Listowel Mennonite Church: (18) 7 to 9 p.m.; (19) 7 to 9 p.m.; (20) 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 519-291-2350/
Pax Christi Chorale and Menno Singers present “A Cappella Masterworks,” featuring Josef Rheinberger’s “Mass in E Flat,” at Grace Church on the Hill, Toronto. For tickets, e-mail email@example.com.
The 15th-annual Bridgefolk conference for sacramentally minded Mennonites and peace-minded Catholics takes place at St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph, Minn.