Date published: April 18, 2011
May 28,29: Columbia Bible College Library and the Mennonite Historical Society of B.C. present the Walter Rati iff film, Through the Desert Goes Our journey; in the CBC chapel; (28) at 7 p.m.; (29) at 2 p.m.
May 27-28: A theological studies event featuring David Miller of AMBS, at Sylvan Lake Pentecostal Retreat Centre. Hosted by the Congregational Leadership Committee of MC Alberta. For more information, call Jim Shantz, conference minister at 780-921-2420 or e-mail JimShantz@live.ca.
June 8: Heritage retreat at Camp Valaqua. Speaker: Abe Janzen, MCC Alberta director. Music by Corpus Christi Choir. For more information, call Kurt Janz at 403-271-7477.
June 1 1: Camp Valaqua hike-a-thon fundraiser. Location TBA. For more information, call 430-637-2510 or e-mail email@example.com.
May 19: Women in Ministry luncheon, at Wildwood Mennonite Church, Saskatoon.
May 24-26: Continuing education course on missional preaching at Wildwood Mennonite Church, Saskatoon, with Allan Rudy-Froese.
June 10-1 1: MCC Relief Sale at Prairieland Park, Saskatoon.
June 24,25: RJC musical performances of Honk and alumni decade reunions.
July 17-22: Natural Building School, at Shekinah Retreat Centre.
May 12-14: Westgate Mennonite Collegiate senior high musical.
May 18: Westgate Mennonite Collegiate workday.
June 1: Westgate Mennonite Collegiate Grade 7 to 9 spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.
June 2: Westgate Mennonite Collegiate Grade 10 to 12 spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.
June 5: MCI Saengerfest; worship at 10:30 a.m.; concert at 2 p.m.
June 6-24: CMU's third annual Canadian School of Peacebuilding.
May 7: Shalom Counselling Services fundraising breakfast at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, from 8:30 to 1 1 a.m. Keynote speaker: Brice Balmer. Topic: 'Addictions are among us; what can we do?" To reserve tickets, call 519-886-9690 by May 2.
May 7: Grand Philharmonic Chamber Choir presents "Springtime Choral Potpourri: Food and music cabaret," at the Delta Hotel, Kitchener, 7:30 p.m. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call toll-free 1-800-265-8977.
May 7, 2001: DaCapo Chamber Choir presents "A World of Colour: Exploring and exploding the colour palette: tradition meets the present," at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Kitchener; 8 p.m. Includes the premiere ofa new commissioned piece by Gerard Yun. For more information, or for tickets, call 519-725-7549 or visit www.dacapochamberchoir.ca.
May 9: Spring seniors retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp and Retreat Centre. Theme: "Building relationships globally and locally." Keynotespeaker: Allan SauderofMEDA. lntergenerational panel discussion on "Integrating persons into the life of the church." Registration deadline: May 2. For more information, call 519-625-8602.
May 13: Canadian Bible Society, Kitchener-Waterloo Branch, annual banquet, featuring Vessels of Honour southern gospel quartet, at Waterloo North Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, at 5:30 p.m. For tickets, call 519-746-7341.
May 14: Maple View and Crosshill Literary/MYF Reunion for those born before 1951, at Maple View Mennonite Church, Wellesley. Fellowship at 4 p.m.; fundraising dinner for Maple View's building fund at 5 p.m. RSVP by April 30 to 519-656-2946 or mvmchurch@ cyg.net.
May 14: Men no Singers present "Lift Every Voice and Sing," a fundraiser for Men no Homes, at Floradale Mennonite Church, at 7:30 p.m.
May 14: Third annual Paddle the Grand fundraiser for Silver Lake Mennonite Camp, from 10a.m. to noon.
May 14: Silver Lake Mennonite Camp 50th anniversary celebration, at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, Kitchener. For more information and purchase tickets, visit slmc.ca.
May 14: The New England Youth Chamber Ensemble performs at the Waterloo Luther Village auditorium, at 7 p.m.
May 15: House of Friendship's Trek 4 Kids, starting at MCC Ontario office, Kent Ave., Kitchener, at 2:30 p.m. Hike and bike the Iron Horse Trail and raise money to send kids to summer camp. For more information, call House of Friendship at 519-742-8327.
May 15: The New England Youth Chamber Ensemble and storyteller Jack Dueck present a worship service of m usic, song and story, at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, at 9:45 a.m.
May 29: Ontario Mennonite Bible School and Institute Reunion, "Celebrating the vision through our memories," at Mannheim Mennonite Church, from 2 to 6 p.m. Bring a potluck lunch and lawn chair. For more information, call Lester Kehl at 519-669-0553.
May 24-27: St. Jacobs Mennonite Church "Quilts for the World" event with guest artist Elizabeth Schneider. Gift shop and appraisals. (24-26) 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; (27) 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds to MCC.
June 4: Annual "Rhubarb and Rhummage Sale" at Crossbill Mennonite Church, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring "All Things Rhubarb" at the "Rhuby" Café, fresh baking and rhubarb, free children's activities and food, and more. Individuals and groups can also bring their own "rhummage" sale items to the sale, sell them and keep the profits.
June 9: Lebold endowment fundraising banquet at Conrad Crebel University College, Waterloo, at 6:30 p.m., with Rebecca Slough. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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