“Faith (Re)focused” Phase II: “Open to God’s leading-listening, learning, renewing,” at Foothills Mennonite Church, Calgary. Leader: Betty Pries.
MC Alberta annual delegate sessions, at Bergthal Mennonite Church, Didsbury. Theme: “Vision 2020: God’s leading.”
MC Alberta women's retreat.
Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta fall conference, at Lendrum Mennonite Church, Edmonton; annual general meeting at 10 a.m., keynote address at 1 p.m. Speaker: Dr. Tim Janzen. Theme: "DNA and genealogy." For more information, call 780-218-7411.
Golf for MCC La Crete.
MC Alberta's Faith Studies at Foothills Mennonite Church, Calgary. Theme: "Young adults and the church." Speakers: Peter Epp, Irma Fast-Dueck and Anika Reynar. (14,15) Public events at 7 p.m.
Camp Valaqua hike-a-thon. For more information, call 403-637-2510.
Camp Valaqua garden party. For more information, call 403-637-2510.
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.