You are invited to attend Listening for Grace, written and acted by Ted Swartz, on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 7:30 PM, Laudamus Auditorium, CMU. Listening for Grace gives voice to fears and hopes of widely ranging people of faith as questions around sexuality and same-sex relationships are opened through a father’s journey, a church’s struggle and a search for understanding. The play encourages thoughtful dialogue and will be followed by a time of discussion. Seating is limited. Admission is $10 ($5 for students). To reserve tickets, call 204-487-3300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Dr. Christine Longhurst for Sounds Good! II: A Technology Workshop for Churches on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM at Eastview Community Church. Workshops will cover sound, lighting, video, and more. For more information contact email@example.com or to register visit http://www.cmu.ca/resourcingthechurch.
Take and Read: A Theological Book Discussion Group: Join Dr. Paul Doerksen in the first of four discussions of the theme Heretic, Pope, and Prophets: On the Role of Faith in a Fragile World on Wednesday October 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the Large Boardroom on the north side of Shaftesbury Campus. To register contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit cmu.ca/takeandread or contact email@example.com.
Be stimulated by Dr. Darren Dochuk of University of Notre Dame as he presents the 2015 J.J. Thiessen Lectures on the topic Crude Awakenings: The Faith, Politics, and Crises of Oil in America’s Century. The lectures take place in the CMU Chapel on October 20 and 21. For more information see cmu.ca/jjt.
October 16: Campus Visit Day – Is CMU the right university for you? Visit our campus and find out for yourself! Hear about the range of programs, financial aid (loans/scholarships), student life and residence, athletic opportunities, Outtatown, and more. Discover CMU.
Peace it Together Youth Conference: A Meeting Place: Hearing God in Indigenous Voices will take place Oct 23-25 at CMU. For more information information call 204-487-3300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To register go to cmu.ca/pit.
MCC welcomes applications for Executive Director – MCC Manitoba. Cover letters, resumes and inquiries should be sent to Karen Grace-Pankratz at email@example.com or 204-261-6381 before October 23, 2015. View the complete description at: http://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/executive-director-mcc-manitoba.
CoSA fundraiser – Join Initiatives for Just Communities as they raise funds for Circles of Support and Accountability. Featuring keynote speaker Mary E. Campbell, a recognized expert in corrections and conditional release and human rights advocate. Live music by Kim Thiessen and Darryl Neustaedter Barg, plus home-baked desserts and coffee! No tickets–your donations in support of IJC are appreciated. Saturday, October 3 at Canadian Mennonite University’s Laudamus Theatre – 7:00-9:00 pm. Contact (204)925-1915 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope happens here – Save the date! Don’t miss MCC Matters 2015 on Saturday, November 21 at Canadian Mennonite University.
World Food Day – World Food Day is coming on October 16. Mark the day with worship resources from Canadian Foodgrains Bank and MCC, available at http://mcccanada.ca/media/resources/3551.