Events Calendar

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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.

Paintings by Neil Peter Dyck on display at the Mennonite Heritage Museum Gallery, Abbotsford.

Location: B.C.

Advent Vespers with the Abendmusik Choir: (10) Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, Abbotsford; (11) St. Philip's Anglican Church, Vancouver; both services at 7:30 p.m. Offering in support of the Menno Simons Centre.

Location: B.C.

"Living the Gospel" fundraising banquets for MCC B.C.: (1) North Langley Community Church, Langley; (2) Willingdon Church, Vancouver; (23) Northview Community Church, Abbotsford; all events begin at 6:30 p.m.

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

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

Location: Manitoba

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

Location: Manitoba

Pax Cantata Chorus presents Handel's "Coronation Anthem No. 4" and more, at Sargent Avenue Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

MC Manitoba Junior Youth winter retreat at camp Assiniboia.

Location: Manitoba

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

Location: Manitoba

Art and Reconciliation exhibit at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg featuring works by Indigenous artists and a collaborative quilt by CMU students.

Location: Manitoba

Mennonite Community Orchestra presents its spring concert, featuring Strauss's "Die Fledermaus Overture," Mozart's "Piano Concerto No. 25," and Dvorak's "Symphony No. 8," in CMU's chapel, Winnipeg at 3 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

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

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

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

The Winnipeg First Mennonite Church Choir, with orchestra under the direction of Yuri Klaz, presents Mendelssohn's "Lobgesang" on Good Friday at 7 p.m. at the church.

Location: Manitoba

"Good Friday through the senses," self-guided contemplative half-day retreats in Winnipeg: (30) 1 to 5 p.m. (31) 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call Laura Funk at 204-489-7016.

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

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

Location: Ontario

Menno Singers Family of Choirs Hymn Sing fundraiser, at Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 7 p.m. Join in singing with the Mennonite Children’s Choir’s Training Choir and members of the Menno Youth Singers and the Menno Singers.

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

Naomi's Colouring Recital, in support of Mennonite Central Committee Ontario; at the Hamilton Association for Residential and Recreational Redevelopment Programs, Hamilton, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Location: Ontario

Conrad Grebel University College hosts its March Break open house, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, email rjdejong@uwaterloo.ca.

Location: Ontario

Grandparent/grandchild day, at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg, features playing, singing, laughing and worshipping together; with The Ripple Effect Education's Alexa and Becki exploring ways to work for peace in everyday life. For more information, email info@hiddenacres.ca.

Location: Ontario

Elmira meat canning fundraising breakfast, at Calvary United Church, St. Jacobs. Speaker: Stefanie Heide, a 2016–17 MCC Service and Learning Together worker who served in Cambodia. For tickets, call 519-745-8458.

Location: Ontario

"Never forget the victims of crime" lecture. Speaker David Crane will reflect on his role in prosecuting Charles Taylor, the president of Liberia, for war crimes. At the Centre for Governance Innovation Auditorium, Waterloo, at 7 p.m. A Conrad Grebel University College event.

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

Conscience Canada annual general meeting, at Conrad Grebel University College, at 3:30 p.m. Speaker: Tamara Lorincz, Topic: "The climate costs of Canada's new defence policy."

Location: Ontario

Kindred Credit Union annual general meeting, at Creekside Church, Waterloo; registration begins at 6:30 p.m.; meeting starts at 7 p.m.

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

Conrad Grebel University College's Peace and Conflict Studies program celebrates its 40th anniversary with "Pursuing peace: Stories from home and abroad," at the University of Waterloo's Federation Hall; alumni networking at 5:30 p.m., followed by a gala dinner at 6. For more information, or to register, email rreist@uwaterloo.ca.

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.

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.