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

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 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

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 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 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

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 with a cover letter and resume by September 9, 2015. View the complete description at:

MCC Canada welcomes applications for National Restorative Justice Program Coordinator. Interested individuals are asked to contact with a cover letter and resume by September 4, 2015. View the complete description at

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.

About glenleamennonite

We are a small Mennonite Church located in Glenlea Manitoba. We have Sunday School beginning at 10:00 and our worship service starts at 11:00. Call two two six - seven five zero five if you have questions. email glenleadale (at) gmail (dot) com We are located here (sorry you will have to copy and paste this)
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2 Responses to Announcements

  1. Eric says:

    Your first

  2. Eric says:

    The question raised in the first announcement asks about f’s and if there are enough. This reminds me of a story:

    “Feeling footloose, frisky and fancy-free, this feather-brained fellow finagled his father into forking over his fortune. Forthwith, he fled for foreign fields and frittered away his farthings by feasting fabulously with fair-weather friends and fair-haired females.

    Finally, fleeced by those folly filled fellows and facing famine, he found himself a feed flinger in a filthy farmyard. He fain would have filled his frame with foraged food from fodder fragments.

    “Fooey! My father’s flunkies fare far fancier,” the frazzled fugitive fumed feverishly, frankly facing facts.

    Frustrated by failure and filled with foreboding, he fled for his family. Falling at his father’s feet, he floundered forlornly. “Father, I have flunked and fruitlessly forfeited future family favors . . .”

    But the faithful father, forestalling further flinching, frantically flagged his flunkies to fetch forth the finest fatling and fix a feast.

    But the fugitive’s fault finding frater, faithfully farming his father’s fields for free, frowned at this fickle forgiveness of former falderal. His fury flashed, but fussing was futile.

    His foresighted father figured, “Such filial fidelity is fine, but what forbids fervent festivities? The fugitive is found! Unfurl the flags! With fanfare flaring, let fun, frolic and frivolity flow freely, former failures are forgotten and folly forsaken. Forgiveness forms a firm foundation for future fortitude.”

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