Let’s Talk About Conflicting Loyalties event, at Trinity Mennonite Church, DeWinton. Keynote speaker: Gordon Zerbe of CMU. Topics: patriotism, justice, pacifism, active peacemaking. For more information, call the church at 403-256-7157.
Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta conference, Tapestry of Two Uprooted Cultures: Japanese and Mennonites in Southern Alberta, featuring authors Joy Kogawa and Rudy Wiebe, followed by cultural dancing, music and food; at 1 p.m. Call the historical society at 403-250-1121 by Nov. 16 to register.
Mennonite Central Committee Alberta annual general meeting, at Springridge Mennonite Church, Pincher Creek.
Golf with MCC La Crete. For more information, visit mccab.ca.
Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta fall conference, Gem of the West Museum, Coaldale, at 1:30 p.m. Theme: “Tapestry of two uprooted cultures: Japanese and Mennonites in southern Alberta.” Speakers include author Joy Kogawa.
MC Alberta annual faith studies event, “Called to peacemaking with all creation,” at Holyrood Mennonite Church, Edmonton. Speaker: Randy Haluza-DeLay of King’s University. (15, 7 p.m.) Public lecture: “When Christianity seems to be the problem.” (16) Public lecture: “When things get polarized.” For more information, visit mennonitechurch.ab.ca.
Menno Simons Christian School spring concert, in Calgary, at 7 p.m.
Camp Valaqua work day, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 403-637-2510 to indicate how many are coming, so lunch can be provided.
Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta meets at Bergthal Mennonite Church, Didsbury: annual general meeting at 10 a.m.; sessions at 1:30 p.m. Lunch and 4 p.m. faspa provided. For more information, call 403-250-1121.
MC Alberta women’s retreat at Sylvan Lake. Speaker: Sara Wenger Shenk. Theme: “Our legacy of wisdom.” For more information, call June at 403-208-0800.
MC Alberta annual general meeting and assembly, at Trinity Mennonite Church, DeWinton.
Camp Valaqua fall work day. Lunch is provided. For more information, call 403-637-2510.
MCC Alberta fundraising golf tournament at Okotoks, at 1:45 p.m. For more information, call 403-275-6935.
MCC Alberta fundraising golf tournament at Tofield, at 7:30 a.m. For more information, call 403-275-6935.
MCC Alberta fundraising golf tournament at LaCrete, at 1 p.m. For more information, call 403-275-6935.
MC Alberta general council meeting, at Bergthal Mennonite, Didsbury.
MCC Relief Sale, at Coaldale.
“(Trans)formation in Christian discipleship,” an MC Alberta faith studies event, at Lethbridge Mennonite Church. Speaker: Gil Dueck, former academic dean of Bethany College. For more information and to register, visit mennonitechurch.ab.ca. (16,17) Public evening sessions also available.