Mennonite Church B.C. pastor/spouse retreat at Camp Squeah.
MC B.C. women’s retreat at Camp Squeah, Hope, with guest speaker April Yamasaki. “Spark Your Spiritual Gifts”
LifeBridge Ministries fundraising breakfast.
Senior Youth Impact Retreat, at Camp Squeah, Hope.
MC B.C. LEAD conference and annual meeting at Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford.
“Christian-Muslim dialogue: Building community together” event, at St. Charles Catholic Church, Edmonton. MC Alberta and MCC Alberta staff are involved in the planning and hosting.
Equipping Day at Foothills Mennonite Church, Calgary.
MC Alberta annual general assembly.
MC Sask/Sask Women in Mission women’s retreat at Shekinah Retreat Centre.
RJC Corporation meeting at 5 p.m. and RJC Appreciation and Fundraising banquet.
MC Sask Equipping Day at Eigenheim Mennonite, “Engaging Anabaptism Today,” beginning at 9:30 a.m. Call 306-249-4844 for information.
RJC Kielke and Sausage Supper at Bethany Manor, Saskatoon.
“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.
Mennonite Heritage Village volunteer appreciation event for 2015 volunteers. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
“Mennonites, Medicine and the Body: Health and Illness in the Past and Present,” an academic and community education conference hosted by the Chair in Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg. More info at: http://mennonitestudies.uwinnipeg.ca/events/.
“Singin’ in the Grain” fundraising concert for Canadian Foodgrains Bank at Springfield Heights Mennonite Church, 7:30 p.m., featuring the Winkler Men’s Community choir and Eastman Male Choir from Steinbach. Call 204-829-3570 for information.
Westgate presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Gas Station Theatre.
Evening of the Arts at Westgate, 7 p.m.
Evening of the Arts at Westgate, 7 p.m.
“This Will Lead to Dancing,” a new play by Theatre of the Beat that addresses LGBTQ inclusion, in Winnipeg. Location TBA. All shows at 7 p.m. RSVP in advance to email@example.com to ensure a seat.
Annual general meeting at Westgate Mennonite Collegiate, 7 p.m.
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.
Oct. 5, 6
Fall seniors’ retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp. (Same program both days.) Guest speaker: Tom Yoder Neufeld. Join us for a day of worship, learning and fellowship. For information go to www.hiddenacres.ca or 519-625-8602.
Ten Thousand Villages Festival sale at Hamilton Mennonite Church. Enjoy homemade soup and dessert in our Villages Café, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (15, 16), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (17).
Twelfth annual gospel music hymnsing based on Life Songs II at Detweiler Meetinghouse at 2:30 p.m., led by Bob Shantz.
“This Will Lead to Dancing,” a new play by Theatre of the Beat that addresses LGBTQ inclusion. (15-17) Toronto United Mennonite Church; (23) Community Mennonite Church, Stouffville; (24) Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, Markham. All shows at 7 p.m. RSVP in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure a seat.
“The Growth and Spread of Old Order Mennonite Communities since the 1960s,” hosted by the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario at Floradale Mennonite Church at 2 p.m. Speakers: Clare Frey and Amsey Martin.
Mennonite and Brethren Marriage Encounter Eastern Canada annual general meeting, at Wilmot Mennonite Church. For more information, contact Jim and Ruth Martin at 519-794-3891 or visit www.marriageencounterec.com.
Marriage Encounter weekend, at the Monastery of St. Carmel Spiritual Centre, Niagara Falls. For more information, contact Mennonite and Brethren Marriage Encounter Eastern Canada at 519-669-8667 or www.marriageencounterec.com.
Fourth annual male chorus sing at Detweiler Meetinghouse at 2:30 p.m. Former male quartet, chorus or want-to-be members welcome to sing old gospel songs and anthems. Led by Bob Shantz.
Fraser Lake Camp 60th Anniversary Fundraiser Gala. Johnny Wideman of Theatre of the Beat presents “It Only Takes a Spark (60 years of camping with a purpose).” Nov. 6 at Breslau Mennonite Church; Nov. 7 at Rouge Valley Mennonite Church. For tickets contact email@example.com or (905) 642-2964.
MCC Ontario fall conference, “At Peace and Unafraid,” at Bethany Community Church, St. Catharines, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
St. Jacobs Mennonite Church 100th anniversary celebration; (14) see website, (15) Worship service and choir at 10 a.m. and “Simpler Times: Stories and Songs for the Soul” at 2:45 p.m. Details including choir invitation at www.sjmc.on.ca or 519-664-2268.
Annual Fairview Mennonite Home handicraft sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tea room and lunch available as well as Christmas decorations, gifts, bake sale and more. For more information call 519-653-5719.
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.