Just a reminder if you would like a “jump” on the announcements each week they can be found at http://www.glenleamennonite.wordpress.com by Friday morning each week.
Book club will meet at the church on Wednesday at 7:30. We will be looking at pages 175-225ish. Please come even if you haven’t read the book.
Next week we will begin the period of Lent with the theme of “Restore us O God!”
The passages for next week are Genesis 12:1-4a and Romans 4: 1-5; 13-17
Next week we will be joined by a quartet from Fort Garry MB church. Please come and listen.
After the service, Dale, Tammy, Luka, and Keegan are going to Mcdonalds in Steinbach and then off to the aquatic centre for the afternoon. We’d love to make this a church activity, and everyone is invited to join.
The annual Manitoba MDS Awareness & Fundraising Events are approaching. Come hear MDS stories from 2016 projects and plans for 2017 – especially, Fort McMurray. Please attend either the Arborg area supper at the Morweena E.M Church on APRIL 8th; or the Altona area event ( Details to follow shortly ) on APRIL 22nd. See the poster for details. Reserve your complimentary attendance by calling MDS at 1-866-261-1274.
Prospective students (and their parents) – explore CMU on Campus Visit Day Friday, March 10. This is an opportunity to explore the campus, learn about CMU programs, attend a class, and interact with professors. For information go to cmu.ca/campusvisit.
Xplore: Keep Thinking: CMU’s 55-plus enrichment program begins this week. It is still possible to register on line at cmu.ca/xplore or in person at the first class, Wednesday, March 8, 9:00 or 10:30 AM.
Want to encounter other cultures? Come hear fascinating stories and experience the diversity at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding. Courses run June 12-16 and June 19-23, 2017and are a great opportunity to experience an inspiring community of people gathered to learn about peace. For more information, go to csop.cmu.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply by April 1to avoid a $50 late fee.
Camps with Meaning camper registration is now open for all three locations! For details visit www.campswithmeaning.org
Save the date! The Camps with Meaning “Raise the Roof” Song-a-thon will be March 18th from 1-9 PM! www.campswithmeaning.org/songathon
Camps with Meaning staff and volunteer applications are now available at www.campswithmeaning.org/summer/camp-staff
MCC Canada welcomes applications for Director of Finance based in Winnipeg. Applications are accepted until March 15. For more information and to apply, please visit http://mccmb.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/director-finance.
Special Event: MCC in Haiti
Wednesday, March 15, 7 pm, Winkler
Thursday, March 16, 7 pm, Winnipeg
Join MCC Haiti Representative Rebecca Shetler Fast to hear about MCC’s unique approach to respectful and sustainable faith-based international development work in Haiti. For location details and more information, please visit http://mccmb.ca/events.
Thursday, March 23, 7 pm, 159 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg
Every year we welcome young adults from around the world through MCC’s International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP). Join us at Sam’s Place as Winnipeg IVEP participants share a taste of their home countries: Bolivia, Germany and South Africa.
MCC Canada welcomes applications for MCC Canada Executive Director. Interested individuals are asked to apply online at http://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings by April 7. Any inquiries regarding this position can be sent to email@example.com.
Sargent MCC Thrift Shop and Selkirk MCC Thrift Shop need more volunteers (especially Selkirk) from now through summer. These shops supported by this congregation, help raise funds for MCC programs around the world as well as assisting communities with quality products at low costs. The shops are open for volunteers from Monday to Saturday with volunteers being able to select a time commitment most suitable for them. Please contact your congregation’s board rep Lynda Warkentin, or call the managers if you can help.
Sargent Laura Dyck 783-8185 Selkirk Marv Thiessen 586-2527
March 9-11 Mci presents Seussical! Buy your tickets online at www.mciblues.net . Free tickets available for potential students in grades 5-11.
April 8 is a gala fundraising evening. More details to come.