Events Calendar

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Location: B.C.

MC B.C. and Columbia Bible College join Western Hmong Mennonite Church, Maple Ridge, in worship.

Location: B.C.

Lead conference, Made in the Image of God: Engaging Prejudice, Power and Privilege, at Eden Mennonite Church, Chilliwack, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Location: B.C.

MC B.C. annual meeting, at Eden Mennonite Church, Chilliwack.

Location: B.C.

Reading the Bible conference, location and time to be announced.

Location: B.C.

Women’s Inspirational Day, location and time to be announced.

Location: Alberta

MCC Alberta charity auction and sale, in Didsbury. For more information, visit mccreliefsale.com.

Location: Alberta

Springridge Mennonite Church, Pincher Creek is celebrating its 90th anniversary. All past and present congregants are invited. RSVP to delwillms@gmail.com. For more information, visit springridgemennonitechurch.ab.ca.

Location: Saskatchewan

A Visit to China Without Leaving Saskatchewan, at Mount Royal Mennonite Church, Saskatoon, at 4 p.m.

Location: Saskatchewan

 Saskatchewan Mennonite Youth Organization senior-high retreat, at Shekinah Retreat Centre, Waldheim.

Location: Saskatchewan

A Festival of Choirs, featuring the CMU Men’s Chorus, the RJC Chorale, A Buncha Guys and Sonrisa, at Grace Westminster United Church, Saskatoon, at 2:30 p.m.

Location: Saskatchewan

MC Saskatchewan annual delegate sessions, at Zion Mennonite Church, Swift Current, cohosted by Emmaus Mennonite Church.

Location: Manitoba

Opening of exhibition of art from First Nation communities, at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit gallery.mennonitechurch.ca.

Location: Manitoba

“Science as a way of knowing: The pursuit of truth in a post-truth world,” a public lecture by Rick Lindroth, CMU’s 2018 Scientist-in-Residence, at the Marpeck Commons, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

“The Bible tells me so . . . doesn’t it?” Join five CMU students from diverse Christian traditions in a panel discussion about the Bible, at the Marpeck Commons, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

CMU campus visit day. For more information, visit cmu.ca/campusvisit.

Location: Manitoba

Face2Face panel discussion at CMU’s Marpeck Commons, at 7 p.m. Topic: “Is ‘sola scriptura’ a Reformation slogan that matters in the church today?”

Location: Manitoba

ReNew: Resourcing Pastors for Ministry conference for pastors and all those involved in ministry, at CMU, Winnipeg. Topic: “Delighting in Scripture: Sola Scriptura at 500 years.” Includes a half-day preaching clinic. For more information, visit cmu.ca/renew.

Location: Manitoba

Discover Outtatown visit day, at CMU, Winnipeg. For more information, visit cmu.ca/campusvisit.

Location: Manitoba

CMU Men’s Chorus festival, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

CMU presents the 13th-annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition, in the Laudamus Auditorium, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

Grade 10 to 12 students are invited to dance the night away at Mennonite Heritage Village’ “Guys and Dolls Gala,” from 8 p.m. to midnight. Advance tickets required; tickets available at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach.

Location: Manitoba

Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, hosts a winter carnival, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include skating, snowman-building contest, sleigh rides, bonfire, hot chocolate bar, tug of war and snow bowling. Fun for all ages.

Location: Manitoba

Music Therapy Coffee House, at CMU’s Great Hall, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

CMU campus visit day. For more information, visit cmu.ca/campusvisit.

Location: Manitoba

Opening of exhibits by Anthony Chiarella and Faye Hall at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit gallery.mennonitechurch.ca.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate junior-high students present three one-act plays, at the Centre culturel franco-manitobain.

Location: Manitoba

MC Manitoba senior youth retreat at Camp Assiniboia.

Location: Manitoba

Bach on the Bridge, at CMU’s pedestrian bridge.

Location: Manitoba

Bells and Whistles with Strings Attached, featuring CMU’s handbell ensemble and guitar ensemble, in CMU’s Laudamus Auditorium, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

CMU open house. For more information, visit cmu.ca/openhouse.

Location: Manitoba

CMU Jazz and Concert Band perform, in the CMU Chapel, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

CMU spring choral concert, in the Loewen Athletic Centre, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

“Storied places” exhibit, at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, featuring immigrants (both Mennonite and non-Mennonite) and how they relate to Canada.

Location: Manitoba

Opening of an exhibit by Gabriella Aguero at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit gallery.mennonitechurch.ca.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate bursary banquet, at the Canad Inns Polo Park, Winnipeg. For more information, visit westgatemennonite.ca.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate work day.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate junior-high spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate senior-high spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate annual fundraising golf tournament, at Bridges Golf Course, Starbuck. For more information, visit westgatemennonite.ca.

Location: Ontario

Conrad Grebel University College presents the Fretz Visiting Scholar Lecture: Muslim-Mennonite Encounters in the Russian Empire, at the College, at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Ontario

Stories from Jordan: A Lunch and Listen Event, at MCC Ontario in Kitchener, at noon. Speaker: Carolyn Gray, MCC Ontario’s material resources coordinator. Topic: MCC’s peacebuilding, relief and development work in Jordan.

Location: Ontario

Pax Christi Chorale's annual gala, at the Columbus Event Centre, Toronto, at 6:30 p.m. Evening includes entertainment, live and silent auctions, food and wine. For more information or to register, visit paxchristichorale.org/gala.

Location: Ontario

Women’s winter retreat at Silver Lake Mennonite Camp, Sauble Beach. To register, visit slmc.ca/retreats.

Location: Ontario

Conrad Grebel University College presents the Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar Lecture: Psalms in a Difficult Time—Rhythms of Lament and Doxology, by Don E. Saliers, at the College, at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Ontario

Family Day open house at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg. Activities include sledding, skating, crafts, games and a campfire. RSVP required to 519-625-8602 or info@hiddenacres.ca.

Location: Ontario

Menno Singers presents Midwinter Hymn Sing, at Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 7 p.m. For more information, visit mennosingers.com.

Location: Ontario

Conrad Grebel University College present the Bechtel Lecture in Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies, at the College, at 7:30 p.m. each evening: (1) One Generation Away: Martyrs Mirror and the Survival of Anabaptist Christianity, by David Weaver-Zercher,; (2) Mennonites and the Media: Telling Mennonite Stories Today, a panel discussion with David Weaver-Zercher, Sherri Klassen, Katie Steckly, Sam Steiner and Johnny Wideman.

Location: Ontario

Winter camp for grown-ups (20- and 30-somethings) at Silver Lake Camp, Sauble Beach. To register, visit slmc.ca/retreats.

Location: Ontario

Grandparent/grandchild days, at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg.

Location: Ontario

Menno Singers presents Come Light and Life Eternal, at the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener, at 3 p.m. For more information, visit mennosingers.com.

Location: Ontario

Conrad Grebel University College’s Peace and Conflict Studies program celebrates its 40th anniversary with Beyond Essays: Approaching Peace Education Differently, an exhibit of art-based PACS assignments completed by students over the past decade.

Location: Ontario

Conrad Grebel University College’s Peace and Conflict Studies program celebrates its 40th anniversary with Beyond Essays: Approaching Peace Education Differently, an exhibit of art-­based PACS assignments completed by students over the past decade.

Location: Ontario

Pax Christi Chorale presents “Die Schopfung” by Haydn, at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto, at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Ontario

Spring seniors retreat, at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg.

Location: Ontario

Menno Singers presents Come Joy and Singing, at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Ontario

Until May 2019: “Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World War” exhibit of letters, photographs and documents from the Mennonite Archives of Ontario, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.

Location: Quebec and Eastern Canada

Mennonite Church Canada is looking to help sponsor women and men from across the nationwide church to attend this year's North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies' symposium, White Supremacy, Racial Conflict and Indigeneity: Toward Right Relationship, at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. For those interested in attending, email Steve Heinrichs at sheinrichs@mennonitechurch.ca.

Location: U.S.

Mennonite Arts Weekend 2018, at Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati, Ohio. Canada’s Theatre of the Beat will be among the featured performers. For more information, visit mennoniteartsweekend.org.

Location: U.S.

Mennonites and the Holocaust conference, at Bethel College, North Newton, Kan. Featured speaker: Doris Bergen, who holds the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Chair in Holocaust studies at the University of Toronto. For more information, visit mla.bethelks.edu/MennosandHolocaust.