Sept 14 we are gathering at Cartier Park for our annual picnic at 10:00. Come for fun, food and fellowship (enough f’s there?)
Canadian Mennonite University invites applications for the part time (.75) salaried position of Kitchen Assistant. To view full job description please visit cmu.ca/employment.
CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre presents Enriching our Communion, a workshop led by Elsie Rempel, on Thursday, September 24 from 7:00 – 9:15 p.m. at CommonWord in the Marpeck Library and Learning Commons. For more information go to http://www.commonword.ca/go/245 or call 204-594-0527.
Save the date: Fall Festival / CMU Shaftesbury Campus / September 25-26, 2015. The Fall Festival includes Blazer Award Recipient Stories on Saturday, September 25 at 4:00 p.m. in the Laudamus Auditorium. For further information on Fall Festival see cmu.ca/fallfest.
Portable CMU: Canadian Mennonite University offers a variety of off-campus resource workshops to congregations in their communities. Sessions offered include Understanding Islam by John Derksen, Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies. For more information see cmu.ca/portable or call 204-487-3300.
New MCC event in Winkler! The start of a new tradition. Join us for MCC’s FallFest on Saturday, September 12 at Winkler Fairgrounds, 10 am – 4 pm. On stage, we’ll have local musicians, an MCC storyteller, and an auction of some fantastic experiences. Plus, we’ll have kids’ entertainment, facepainting, cornhole, a Ten Thousand Villages booth, MCC exhibit, and more! For more info, visit mccmanitoba.ca/fallfest or call (204)261-6381.
Thrift Shop Re-Cycle: Journey for Justice – MCC Manitoba Executive Director Ron Janzen will be back on his bike this month, visiting all 16 MCC thrift shops in the province in support of restorative justice efforts in Manitoba! Join your local shop for a celebration of these important local programs, and of MCC’s thrift shop network. Visit the shop before the celebration to enter the bike raffle! Full schedule at mccmanitoba.ca/re-cycle.
Prayers for peace – During the month of August, MCC Manitoba invites you to join us in prayers for peace. Join us each Thursday in August from 10:00-10:15 at either of our Winnipeg offices or at our Plum Coulee warehouse. Our theme for the month comes from Psalm 34:14 – “Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.” Please join with us in prayers for peace for ourselves, our community and our world.
MCC Canada welcomes applications for Thrift Communications and Social Media Assistant. Interested individuals are asked to contact firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter and resume by September 9, 2015. View the complete description at: http://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/thrift-communications-social-media-assistant
MCC Canada welcomes applications for National Restorative Justice Program Coordinator. Interested individuals are asked to contact email@example.com with a cover letter and resume by September 4, 2015. View the complete description at http://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/national-restorative-justice-program-coordinator.
Iraqi refugee family sponsorship opportunity – MCC Manitoba is looking for a church to partner with us and a family in Winnipeg in sponsoring an Iraqi refugee family of three. With no mandatory financial commitment, the church’s responsibilities would be to serve as guarantor for the sponsorship and to help with the newcomers’ settlement once they arrive in Canada. For more information, please contact Arisnel Mesidor at 204-925-1914.