The Fall Partnership Circle is being held on October 17th at the Circle of Life Thunderbird House (9:30-2:30). We are very pleased to have Dr. Patricia Vickers from Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre and Deanna Zantingh, Camp Director of Mishkeegogamang First Nation as our guest teachers. Patricia and Deanna will be leading us in a conversation as to what the Truth and Reconciliations Commission’s “Calls to Action” might mean for our indigenous-settler relationships, specifically exploring the work of Summer Missions. For more information see poster or to RSVP, please contact Ingrid Miller at 204-888-6781 (ext. 136) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camps with Meaning Celebration Fundraising Banquet:
We are looking for hosts for our banquets:
Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler
Sunday, November l, 2015 at Douglas Mennonite Church, Winnipeg
Please check posters for details
Call 204 895 2267 or email: email@example.com
Camp Koinonia is holding its annual Woodcutter’s Retreat on October 23-24. There is much work to do winterizing buildings, shingling, painting and yes, even cutting wood! All are welcome – if you have a specific skill set to offer please contact Matt Heidi at 204-534-8268.
Save the Date: Youth, parents, and camp supporters, and hockey fans are invited to a Fundraising Evening with Nick Spaling (Toronto Maple Leafs, Center) at Douglas Mennonite Church on Tuesday evening, Dec. 1 (exact time to be confirmed). Nick will share pizza, autographs, and what’s it like as a Christian to play in the NHL. Proceeds of a free will offering in support of Christian Formation ministries and Camps with Meaning. Sponsored by Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church Manitoba
MCC Canada welcomes applications for the position of Advocacy Research Intern. Interested individuals are asked to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter and resume by October 30, 2015. View the complete description at: http://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/advocacy-research-intern-term-4-months.
Germinating Conversations: Agriculture in India and global implications. Come hear about some of the challenges of farming in the Indian context and talk about the implications for global agriculture with Sushant Agrawal and Nirmal Singh, director and Head of Emergency of a large agricultural development program in India. Thursday, October 15 – 7:00 pm – Marpeck Commons at CMU. Contact email@example.com for further information.
Sister Walk – Sister Walk is a one day event to equip women to effectively and compassionately journey with other women who have experienced abuse. While participants will learn to care for others, they will also be equipped to care for themselves. We invite women to join with other women on the journey towards healing. Pre-registration required. Lunch included. $10. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 204-925-1917. Saturday, October 31, 9:00 am-4:30 pm, MCC Manitoba program office, 159 Henderson Highway.
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.
Caring for Body, Mind and Spirit as Loved Ones Age: This one day conference will help people from two generations, the elderly and their children, understand and prepare for the complexities of growing old in the 21st century. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 from 9:00am – 4:00pm, at the Douglas Mennonite Church, 1517 Rothesay St. For more information and to register, visit http://www.concordiahospital.mb.ca/news-conf.html or call Melanie Clark at (204) 661-7481. Sponsored by the Concordia Hospital Department of Spiritual Care.
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
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.
Parents / Prospective Students: CMU Campus Visit Days – Discover a university that will challenge you to understand with depth and clarity; develop your character; nourish your faith; and open career and vocational paths for your future. Come for a CMU Campus Visit Day and discover a diverse range of programs, amazing faculty, student life, residence, music and athletic opportunities, financial supports … and more. Campus Visit Dates this fall: October 16 (Year One), October 23 (during PIT Conference), November 6 (Outtatown), November 20 (Year One and Music), November 27 (Year One and Science). Discover CMU!
See cmu.ca/campus visit for more information.
Peace it Together Youth Conference: A Meeting Place: Hearing God in Indigenous Voices will take place Oct 23-25 at CMU. Through worship, workshops and activities on campus and in Winnipeg, PIT will open young people to listen to indigenous stories, their own stories and how God’s story is present with them. Be inspired by resource persons Sue Eagle, Miriam Sainnawap, Steve Heinrichs and Vincent Solomon. For more information see cmu.ca/pit.
CommonWord Kids: Join storyteller, mother and grandmother Elsie Rempel on the carpet for active worship with picture books, Bible stories and activities. Tuesdays 10-10:30 AM from Oct 6 to Dec 8 for 3-5 year old children and their caregivers at CommonWord in CMU’s Marpeck Library and Learning Commons. For more information go to http://www.commonword.ca/go/245.
Come worship with us at CMU Vespers, a monthly service of choral music. The Vespers season begins on Sunday, October 18 with an Alumni Choir directed by Dr. Janet Brenneman, presenting a service of music by J.S. Bach. This and all services this year will be held at 7:00 PM (note new starting time) in the Laudamus Auditorium, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. For more information see cmu.ca/vespers.