MCC Festival for World Relief, Tradex in Abbotsford.
Prince George Mennonite Fall Fair.
Bible conference at Columbia Bible College exploring themes of creation, humanity and God throughout the Bible. Speaker: Rikk Watts from Regent College. 7-9 p.m. (2), 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (3).
Mennonite Church B.C. pastor/spouse retreat at Camp Squeah.
MC B.C. ladies retreat at Camp Squeah, Hope.
LifeBridge Ministries fundraising breakfast.
Senior Youth Impact Retreat, at Camp Squeah, Hope.
Rosthern Junior College opening program at 2:30 p.m.
31st annual Brandon relief sale at Keystone Centre, Brandon (Manitoba room). More information at http://mccmanitoba.ca/events.
RJC Alumni volleyball and soccer tournament weekend.
“Weekend Musical Workshop for the Congregational Voice” with Marilyn Houser Hamm at Nutana Park Mennonite, Saskatoon. Call the church office at 306-374-2144 to register interest.
SMYO Jr. High (grades 6-9) retreat at Youth Farm Bible Camp to get a glimpse of Mennonite World Conference assembly and to meet Willard Metzger, executive-director of MC Canada. Visit www.smyo.ca for more information.
MC Sask/Sask Women in Mission women’s retreat at Shekinah Retreat Centre.
MC Sask Equipping Day at Eigenheim Mennonite, “Engaging Anabaptism Today,” beginning at 9:30 a.m. Call 306-249-4844 for information.
RJC Corporation meeting at 5 p.m. and RJC Appreciation and Fundraising banquet.
RJC Kielke and Sausage Supper at Bethany Manor, Saskatoon.
RJC choir concert at Knox United Church, Saskatoon, at 7:30 p.m.
RJC Christmas concert at RJC at 7 p.m.
Fall on the Farm at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach. Experience harvest work, hog butchering and pioneer demonstrations. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
Mennonite Heritage Village’s Heritage Classic Golf Tournament. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
31st annual Brandon relief sale at Keystone Centre, Brandon (Manitoba room). More information at mccmanitoba.ca/events.
Opening program for Westgate Mennonite Collegiate at Bethel Mennonite Church, 6:30 p.m.
Westgate cyclathon and alumni homecoming.
Sounds Good! II, workshop for those who work with worship technology such as sound, visuals and lighting at Eastview Community Church, Winnipeg, 9:15 to 3:30 p.m. For more information visit re-worship.events.blogspot.ca.
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.
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.
Building Community retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp—a retreat for individuals with disabilities, their family and friends. Speaker: Cheryl Weber Good. For information visit www.hiddenacres.ca or call 519-625-8602. Register by Aug. 28.
Wanner annual cornfest, rain or shine. Music by No Discernable Key, Gaga ball, campfire and chili cook off. Bring lawn chairs and a donation for the Foodbank. Visit www.wannerchurch.org or contact Nancy Brown at 519-658-4902 for information.
Toronto Mennonite Festival in support of MCC at Black Creek Pioneer Village.
The Detweiler Meetinghouse near Roseville is participating in the Waterloo Region’s “Door Open” event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Men’s meat retreat at Silver Lake Mennonite Camp with Chip Bender as resource person. For more information visit www.slmc.ca/retreats or call 519-422-3200.
Six annual contemporary hymn sing at Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, chaired by Mark Diller Harder at 2:30 p.m. Bring copies of Sing the Journey and Sing the Story. More information at www.detweilermeetinghouse.ca.
40th anniversary worship celebration at Wellesley Mennonite at 9:30 a.m. Everyone welcome.
Community memorial service at Detweiler Meetinghouse at 2:30 p.m., led by Scott Brubaker-Zehr, Sam Steiner and Will Stoltz. Included in the service will be highlights and updates of the cemetery.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.