Just a reminder if you would like a “jump” on the announcements each week they can be found at http://www.glenleamennoite.wordpress.com by Friday morning each week.
Dale is looking to start a book group for Henri Nouwen’s book “Love Henri, Letters on the Spiritual Life,” on Wednesday nights for 8 weeks starting January 25 (note the date change). Please talk to Dale if interested.
Next week’s Scripture passages are Isaiah 49: 1-7, and John 1: 29 – 42.
Our AGM will be February 4 at 9:00 am at the church.
Special Mennonite Church Manitoba representative meeting: January 12, 2017, 7:00pm at the Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship (Winnipeg). The agenda will include an update on MCM activities and a discussion on the implications of MC Canada’s summer Assembly decision on the Being a Faithful Church process. No voting will take place. More info can be found atwww.mennochurch.mb.ca/events.
You are invited to attend the following events involving the CMU Singers: Choral Concert together with MCI Choir: 7:00 PM on Friday, January 27 at Buhler Hall, Gretna.
Join the Future Directions conversation at www.futuredirectionsmc.ca, the transition website devoted to the ongoing change process of our area and national churches. New documents have recently been posted there.
The Mennonite Heritage Centre’s Facebook page is the place to visit for stories, event announcements, and quirky tidbits about our faith, culture, and family history: ‘Like’ us athttp://tinyurl.com/hwz32o7.
Join Emerging Voices Initiative (EVI) and Mennonite Church Canada, on Friday, January 13 @ Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler at 7:30, for an evening of conversation about the future of our national and area churches. Come with your questions, your concerns, and your dreams for the future. We are excited to listen, to respond, and to dream together! Everyone is invited to this event, no matter their age or knowledge of the changes facing Mennonite Church Canada.
What songs connect you to God and your community, and empower you to serve? What songs do you turn to in joyful or difficult times? What are your heart songs? These are questions the Mennonite Worship and Song Committee is asking you to answer through this survey:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MWSC_Heart_Song as it embarks on a listening and study phase toward developing a new song collection, to be released in 2020.
The Mennonite Worship and Song Committee is looking for new and original content to be part of the next song collection. Authors, songwriters, composers, and artists can submit their original work online at http://mennoniteworshipandsongcollection.org. This online submissions portal will be active throughout 2017.
Special event: MCC Storytelling from Jordan, Iraq and Iran
Thursday, January 12, 7 pm, 159 Henderson Hwy
Join us at Sam’s Place for storytelling by Gordon and Carolyn Epp-Fransen who served as MCC Representatives for Iran, Iraq and Jordan. Gordon and Carolyn will share about refugees from the Syria and Iraq crisis and the Christian response. For more information visit http://mccmb.ca/events.
If you’re interested in a cross-cultural internship or work experience in a faith-based context, consider applying for SALT 2017-18! We’ve begun the placement process and are looking for communicators, teachers, French or Spanish speakers, development grads, peacebuilders, nurses, IT experts, social workers, and more. Young adults ages 18-30, apply today at http://mccmb.ca/salt.
Engage In the Future. You are invited to a Dessert Evening at Lindenwood Terrace(490- Lindenwood Dr. E). On Thursday January 26th at 6:45 pm. The evening will include music and we will present updated information on our Bridgwater Personal Care Home project, as well share the potential we see to change the way Seniors Care is done in our province. We invite you to become a part of that change. We are excited about the Bridgwater difference, whatever your age this is about your future! RSVP to LLitz@lindenwood.ca or phone 204 594-2293 to reserve your seat.