Responding to the Syrian and Iraq crisis is MCC’s largest ever humanitarian effort, but the needs are growing faster than the resources are coming in. You can help provide vital humanitarian relief by donating to MCC’s Syrian and Iraq crisis response online at mcccanada.ca/syria-iraq or call toll-free 1-888-622-6337.
Mennonite Church Manitoba Fall Delegate sessions to be held at Springstein Mennonite Church, Thursday, November 5, 2015, from 7:00-9:00 pm.
Camps with Meaning Celebration Fundraising Banquet:
COME JOIN US:
Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler
Sunday, November l, 2015 at Douglas Mennonite Church, Winnipeg
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For tickets call 204 895 2267 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Heide at 204-534-8268.
Camp Moose Lake’s annual Fall Work Day will be taking place October 30-31 (Friday evening – Saturday evening). If you’re interested in helping, please RSVP by Sunday, October 25 to Scott at email@example.com or 437-2091.
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 Graphic Designer. Interested individuals are asked to contact Lori Obirek by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter and resume by October 28, 2015. View the complete description on our website at: http://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/graphic-designer
MCC Matters 2015 – “Hope happens here: Oppression dismantled” – November 21 at CMU. Free event, with lunch included if you pre-register! For full details or to register visit mccmanitoba.ca/mccmatters or call (204)261-6381.
“Reconciliation from the Heart” – Join a conversation on “Reconciliation from the Heart,” sponsored by KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, to be held at Thunderbird House (715 Main St) on Saturday, November 7, 2015. 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Hear from Indigenous leaders Jamie Wilson (Manitoba Treaty Commissioner), Ko’ona Cochrane (founder of Moon Voices), and K.C. Adams (artist and photographer). For more information, contact Esther Epp-Tiessen at MCC Canada, 204-261-6381.
Special event at Sam’s Place – Join MCC and Food Matters Manitoba to learn more about food security northern Manitoba, local solutions, and how you can help! Saturday, October 24 at 7:30 PM, 159 Henderson Hwy
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.
Come worship with us at CMU Vespers, a monthly worship service of choral music, tonight, October 18, in the Laudamus Auditorium, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. The service will be led by a CMU Women’s Chamber Choir comprised of both alumni and current students, directed by Dr. Janet Brenneman. This and all services this year will be held at 7:00 PM (note new starting time) For more information see cmu.ca/vespers.
(#1 For congregations within 80k radius of Winkler): Engage in an Evening of Conversation, Dessert, and Song in Support of CMU, Friday, Nov 6, 7:30 PM, Grace Mennonite Church, Winkler, MB. Featured will be a panel conversation on “The Church and Young Adults: Voices of Hesitation and Hope”, moderated by Peter Epp and including four young adults, each with rural and urban connections to Southern Manitoba. The evening will also include songs by Matthew Pauls, Baritone, newly appointed Assistant Professor of Music. Confirm your interest in attending by emailing Joyce Friesen firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 204.487.3300 ext. 604.
Parents / Prospective Students: CMU Campus Visit Days – Discover a university committed to deepen understandings; develop character; nourish faith; and open future vocational paths. CMU’s Campus Visit Days open prospective students and parents to a diverse range of programs, amazing faculty, student life opportunities, financial supports … all in a great university context. Upcoming Campus Visit Dates include: October 23 (during PIT Conference) and November 6 (Outtatown), November 20 (Year One and Music). Discover CMU! Go to cmu.ca/campusvisit.
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.
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.
Experience Bachtoberfest: An Evening in Leipzig, October 25, 2015, 7:00 PM in the Laudamus Auditorium and Great Hall. The evening will feature performances by music faculty, students, alumni and guests led by Dr. Janet Brenneman and Rosemarie van der Hooft. Included will be J.S. Bach’s uplifting Cantata BWV 70 Wachet, Betet, Betet, Wachet with readings and reflections by Sue Sorensen and Dr. Dietrich Bartel, followed by coffee and desserts and secular Bach selections. General Admission $15 | Students $5. For further information contact Rosemarie van der Hooft at email@example.com.
November 4: Face2Face – An Urban Reserve at Kapyong: Imagining a Future — What might the possibility of an Urban Reserve at Kapyong Barracks mean for all of us? Can we name our questions and apprehensions and, in conversation, begin to shape a shared vision for this initiative in this area of our city? Jointly sponsored by CMU and the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba. (7:00 PM, Marpeck Commons, 2299 Grant Ave.)
Mennonite Disaster Service Manitoba is in urgent need of volunteers from October 19-24 to work at a house in Breezy Point, MB (near Selkirk) which flooded in 2011. The house has been lifted and a new foundation is being put in. Tasks include shovelling, drilling holes, putting blue skin on the foundation and putting in weeping tiles. Come in for a day or two. People with construction skills and people who are able to work hard physically are needed. Contact Dan Klassen (204-324-7355) to schedule a time.