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Church Events Calendar

British Columbia

Oct. 16-18

MC B.C. ladies retreat at Camp Squeah, Hope.

Nov. 13-15

Senior Youth Impact Retreat, at Camp Squeah, Hope.

Alberta

May 30

Theatre of the Beat presents "A Bicycle Built For Two" at Calgary First Mennonite Church, at 7 p.m. Admission is $20.

May 31

Edmonton First Mennonite hosts “Bicycle Built for Two” by Theatre of the Beat, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 780-436-3431.

May 31

Theatre of the Beat presents "A Bicycle Built For Two" at Edmonton First Mennonite Church at 7 p.m. Admission by donation.

Jun. 1-3

MC Alberta Christian faith studies event, “Understanding Anabaptist approaches to Scripture,” with Loren L. Johns from AMBS, at First Mennonite Church, Calgary. For registration information, e-mail Dan Graber at dan@mennonitechurch.ab.ca or call 403-909-5105. Johns will also deliver two public lectures at 7 p.m. each night: (1) “Understanding Anabaptist approaches to Scripture: What’s different and why?” and (2) “The impact of the 20th century on reading the Bible.”

Jun. 3

All-day heritage retreat for people 50-plus, at Camp Valaqua, Water Valley, with MCC storyteller Abe Janzen and the Corpus Christi Male Chorus. To register, e-mail Hugo Neufeld at hdneufeld@shaw.ca or call 403-201-4358.

Jun. 5-6

MCC Alberta charity auction and sale, at the Didsbury Sportsplex. For more information, visit mccreliefsale.com.

Saskatchewan

May 30

RJC fundraising golf tournament, at Valley Regional Park.

May 31

70th-anniversary celebrations at Superb Mennonite Church, Kerrobert; from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.superbmennonite.com; to RSVP, e-mail superb70anniversary@gmail.com

June 26,27

RJC year-end musical performances.

Manitoba

May 27

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate Grade 7 to 9 spring concert at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 204-775-7111.

May 28

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate Grade 10 to 12 spring concert at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 204-775-7111.

Jun. 7

Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, hosts the Lions Car Show. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Jun. 9

CMU President’s Golf Classic at Kingswood Golf and Country Club, La Salle.

Jun. 13

Fifth annual Mennonite Heritage Village/Eden Foundation Tractor Trek fundraising event. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Until Jun. 20

Mennonite Heritage Centre and Gallery exhibit “A Place in the Kingdom: Paintings and Heritage Stories Celebrating Farm Animals” by artist Lynda Toews.

Jul. 1

Celebrate Canada Day at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Jul. 4

“Cycle Clear Lake,” an MCC Manitoba fundraiser, at Riding Mountain National Park. Registration deadline is June 4. To sign up, visit http://mccmanitoba.ca/cycleclearlake.

Jul. 8

13th annual MCC Manitoba golf tournament at Bridges Golf Course, Starbuck. In support of MCC’s Global Family program. To register, visit http://mccmanitoba.ca/golf.

Jul. 13-17

Pioneer Day Camp at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, for children aged 5 to 8. Register early. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Jul. 31-Aug. 3

Pioneer Days at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, includes steam-powered threshing, music and food. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Aug. 10-21

CMU Blazers summer sports camps. (10-14) grades 9 to 10 volleyball and basketball; (17-21) grades 5 to 8 soccer, grades 7 to 10 ultimate sports, and grades 6 to 8 volleyball and basketball. For more information, e-mail sportscamps@cmu.ca.

Aug. 10-14

Pioneer Day Camp at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, for children aged 9 to 12. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Aug. 25

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate 11th-annual golf tournament at Bridges Golf Club, Winnipeg. For more information, call 204-775-7111.

Sept. 7

Fall on the Farm at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach. Experience harvest work, hog butchering and pioneer demonstrations. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Sept. 9

Mennonite Heritage Village’s Heritage Classic Golf Tournament. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Oct. 15

Mennonite Heritage Village volunteer appreciation event for 2015 volunteers. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.

Ontario

May 29-30

New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale. More than 20 food booths and three auctions, including the largest quilt auction in Canada. For more details, visit http://nhmrs.com.

Jun. 2

The Detweiler Meetinghouse near Roseville hosts the ninth annual “Shaped Note Singing from the Harmonia Sacra Singing School and Hymn Book” event, at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Laurence Martin at 519-208-4591.

Jun. 3

Retired ministers and spouses retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Palmer Becker will share about his recent ministry in Israel and South America. Pre-registration required. Participants are to bring their own lunch.

Jun. 9

Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg, hosts its annual fundraising chicken barbecue and pie auction, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Advance tickets required; available by phone at 519-625-8602 or e-mail at info@hiddenacres.ca.

Jun. 3 and 10

Auditions for 2015-2016 season of Inter-Mennonite Children’s Choir for ages 6-14. Visit http://mennosingers.com/imcc or email imcc.conductor@rogers.com for more information.

Jun. 10

“Fairview’s got talent,” a talent showcase by seniors at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge. Everyone welcome. For more information call 519-653-5719.

Jun. 13

Mennonite Historical Society bus trip to Leamington to learn about “The Mennonite Experience in Essex County.” Bus leaves Kitchener at 8 a.m. For more information visit http://mhso.org or call 519-884-1040.

Jun. 18

MCC Ontario annual general meeting at Sommerfeld Mennonite Church, Aylmer, at 6 p.m. For more information, or to register, call 519-745-8458 or visit http://mcccanada.ca/Ontario-agm.

Jun. 20

Annual strawberry social at Nithview Community, New Hamburg, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Jun. 20

MennoHomes “Out-spok’n for Affordable Housing” bike-a-thon, at Elmira Mennonite Church. Options for hikers, cyclists and motorcyclists. For more information, contact Dan Driedger at 226-476-2535 or ddriedger@mennohomes.com.

Jun. 21

Waterloo-Kitchener United Mennonite celebrates its 90th anniversary with a worship service at 9:30 a.m., a historical display of church history (“Journey through the decades”), a fellowship lunch and a time capsule. For more information, call 519-578-0660 or visit http://wkumchurch.ca/events.html.

Jun. 24

Strawberry social at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, with vocal and hand bell choirs at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Strawberry pie served after each program. Everyone welcome. For more information call 519-653-5719.

Jun. 26-28

Family camping weekend at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg. Pitch a tent, park a trailer or stay in a cabin. For more information, or to reserve a cabin, call 519-625-8602 or e-mail info@hiddenacres.ca.

Aug. 22

The Detweiler Meetinghouse near Roseville hosts the “Central Ontario All-Day Sacred Harp Singing” event, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sept. 19

The Detweiler Meetinghouse near Roseville is participating in the Waterloo Region’s “Door Open” event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

United States

Jul. 21-26

Mennonite World Conference at Harrisburg, Penn.

Aug. 20-23

14th annual Bridgefolk (Mennonite-Catholic) conference, “Ecumenical healing and the mystery of the communion saints,” at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind. Keynote speakers: Nozomu Yamada and Father Alfonso Fausone, both from the Nanzan University, Japan. For more information, visit www.bridgefolk.net.