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Events Calendar

B.C.

Jan. 21

A second congregational gathering to continue to listen to viewpoints on the Being a Faithful Church 7 decision, at Peace Mennonite Church, Richmond, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Feb. 24

LEAD conference, at Langley Mennonite Fellowship.

Feb. 25

MC B.C. annual gathering, at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Abbotsford.

Saskatchewan

Dec. 11,17

A Buncha Guys Christmas concerts: (11) at Mayfair United Church; (17) at Shekinah Retreat Centre. Both concerts at 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 16,18

RJC Christmas concerts: (16) at Knox United Church, Saskatoon; (18) at RJC in Rosthern, at 2:30 p.m.

Jan. 13-14

RJC alumni tournament of memories.

Manitoba

Dec. 5

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate Christmas concert, at Westminster United Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Dec. 6

Emerging Voices Initiative fall 2016 workshop on Future Directions initiatives, 7:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler. For more information, email jcornelsen1@gmail.com.

Dec. 11

Sargent Ave. Mennonite Church adult choir presents Vivaldi’s “Magnificat” and Saint-Saens’ “Christmas Oratorio,” 7 p.m., at the church.

Dec. 18

CMU Vespers service. A Christmas-themed worship service incorporating Scripture, prayer, hymns and choral music.

Dec. 17, 18

Faith & Life Women’s Chorus and Male Choir Christmas concerts, 7 p.m., Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg (Dec. 17) and Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler (Dec. 18).

Until Jan. 29

“Along the Road to Freedom: Mennonite women of courage and faith” exhibition at the Manitoba Legislative Building, Winnipeg, featuring 26 paintings by Winnipeg artist Ray Dirks.

Feb. 2-3

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate presents three one-act plays by its junior-high students, at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre, Winnipeg.

Feb. 8

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate open house, at 7 p.m.

Apr. 27-29

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate presents its senior-high musical.

May 8

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate bursary banquet, at the Canad Inns Polo Park, Winnipeg.

May 17

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate work day.

May 31

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate presents its Grade 7-9 spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Jun. 1

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate presents its Grade 10-12 spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Aug. 22

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate’s 13th-annual golf tournament at Bridges Golf Course, Winnipeg.

Oct. 20-21

“Mennonite/s Writing VIII: Personal narratives of place and discernment” conference, at the University of Winnipeg, featuring Miriam Toews and Rhoda Janzen. Presented by the Chair in Mennonite Studies and the “Journal of Mennonite Studies.” For more information, email Royden Loewen at r.loewen@uwinnipeg.ca.

Ontario

Until Dec. 5

“Together: When we are engaged” photo exhibit that celebrates everyday acts that deepen our sense of community, at the Conrad Grebel University College gallery, Waterloo.

Dec. 10,11

Pax Christi Chorale, with Shannon Mercer and the Aslan Boys Choir, presents, “Ode on the Nativity” by C.H.H. Parry, at Grace Church-on-the-Hill, Toronto; (10) 7:30 p.m.; (11) 3 p.m.

Dec. 10

Mennonite Mass Choir with the KW Symphony and soloists perform Handel’s “Messiah,” at Centre in the Square, Kitchener.

Until Dec. 26

New exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo: “Conchies speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternative Service.”

Mar. 25

Menno Singers present Bach’s “St. John Passion,” with orchestra and soloists, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener.

Apr. 29,30

Pax Christi Chorale presents  Elgar’s “The Apostles,” at Grace Church-on-the-Hill, Toronto; (29) 7:30 p.m.; (30) 3 p.m.

May 13

Menno Singers present Honegger’s “King David,” and a world premiere of a new work by Colin Labadie, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener.

U.S.

Oct. 6-8

“Deep faith” conference exploring “Anabaptist faith formation for all ages,” at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind. To register, visit mennoniteusa.org/deepfaith/.

Sept. 15-17

The 18th Believers’ Church Conference: “Word, Spirit and the renewal of the church: Believers’ church, ecumenical and global perspectives”; at Goshen (Ind.) College. For more information, email John Roth at johndr@goshen.edu.