"How to lead a dynamic Bible study," an Anabaptist Workshop event, at Vineland United Church, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speaker: Professor Derek Suderman of Conrad Grebel University College.
Menno Singers present "Lamentation," a Lenten service: (6) at Rockway Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m., (7) at Knox Presbyterian Church, Elora, at 3 p.m.
"Reflecting on teaching practice (current or future), an Anabaptist Learning Workshop event, at the Toronto School of Theology, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speaker: Matthew Bailey-Dick, ALW coordinator.
Mennonite Mass Choir presents "Celebration," hymns of praise by Mendelssohn, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.
Nithview Community Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar, in New Hamburg, from 2 to 4 p.m. Includes bake sale, silent auction, community vendors and a tearoom.
Sing for Water, an event for people who love to sing and care about water, the environment and Indigenous reconciliation; at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m. Event includes a water blessing; bring your own small vessel of water.
Menno Singers present "Sing-a-long Messiah," at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m.
Annual Spirit of Christmas live music and craft show, at Nairn Mennonite Church, Ailsa Craig; (16) from 6:30 to 9 p.m., (17) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring juried crafts, Ten Thousand Villages, baking, chocolate, greeting cards and a tea room. For more information, visit nairnmennonite.weebly.com.
Fairview seniors community, Cambridge, holds its annual handicraft sale, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Includes Christmas decorations, knitting, woodworking, used books and baking for sale. Tea room and lunch available from the Fairview Auxiliary.
The Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario presents "Living history: Indigenous and Mennonite stories of encounter," at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Soli Deo Gloria Singers present their fall concert, "To Everything There is a Season;" (24) at UMEI, Leamington, at 7:30 p.m., (25) at Leamington United Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m. Tickets available by phone at 519-326-7448.
"Empowered Women Preach" conference at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.
Parkwood and Fairview Mennonite senior communities fundraiser for dementia care, at Bingemans, Kitchener, at 6:30 p.m. Speaker: Spencer West. Event includes silent auction. For tickets, call 519-653-5719 x4837.
Pax Chrisit Chorale presents Miziwe...(Everywhere...), the world premiere of a newly commissioned oratorio sung in the Ojibwe Odawa language (with subtitles), at Koerner Hall, Toronto at 3 p.m.
Pax Christi Chorale presents Slavic Devotion, featuring works by Stravinsky and Rachmaninoff, at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto; (27) at 7:30 p.m. (28) at 3 p.m.
Pax Christi Chorale presents England's Golden Age, featuring acapella works from the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto, at 3 p.m.
Conrad Grebel University College and University of Waterloo open house, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dean Peachey, the 2018 Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award winner, will speak on "Backward/forward: Reflections on peace, conflict and human rights," in the Grebel Gallery, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.
“Cultural translation: Negotiated third spaces and those who live there” art exhibition, featuring the works of Iranian Canadian Soheila Esfahani, at the Grebel Gallery, Waterloo.
2018 Benjamin Eby Lecture, in the Conrad Grebel University College Chapel, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Grebel professor Alicia Batten. Topic: “Memory, identity and the Sermon on the Mount: The Case of André Trocmé.”
"Understanding conflict: Foundations" workshop, with Betty Pries, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, from 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.