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Water Cycle: fundraising bike ride to support the All Nations Grand River Water Walk

Water Cycle is a community bike ride to raise money to support the All Nations Grand River Water Walk. Participants are asked to bring along a donation when they arrive for the bike ride. Money will be used to provide food and lodging for water walkers. Meet Mary Anne Caibaiosai, organizer of the Water Walk, and learn more about it.

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Opening at 6:00 pm
Closing at 8:00 pm

Check out the poster for details

Register by contacting Philip Martin at cyclingintothefuture@gmail.com or phone 226.789.8615


 

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Ontario Mennonite Music Camp still has room for last minute registrations for this summer's camp (August 12 to 24)! Open to campers age 12 to 16. Check out our website at "grebel.ca/ommc" for info an online registrations.


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MEDA Summer BBQ
Thursday, August 16, 2018
6 p.m.
Waterloo Park, Waterloo, ON

All are invited to attend the annual MEDA Summer BBQ on Thursday, August 16th at 6pm at the pavilion in Waterloo Park in Waterloo. We will be having a special celebration for Allan Sauder's time with MEDA! The cost of the event is $25 for adults and $10 for Kids and Students.  Childcare will be provided. 

To register or for more information please visit the website at https://meda.org/waterloo or contact Kathryn Askes at kaskes@meda.org or 1(519) 725-1633.


 

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Canadian Boomerfest 2018
October  17 - 19, 2018
Siloam United Church, London, ON

A Celebration and Colloquium on Boomers and Spirituality

Join MCEC's Jane Keupfer at the 2018 Canadian Boomerfest Conference which aims to bring together faith and community leaders specializing in the field of Boomers and Spirituality for the purpose of

  • encouraging discussion about how the church can connect with, better understand, and engage Canadian Baby Boomers
  • supporting Boomers and and older adults in their spiritual quest, health and well-being
  • building bridges between generations and helping Boomers to better understand and relate to younger Canadians.
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Who Cares About Climate Change?
Pastoral Responses to Denial and Despair

November 19 to 21, Monday, 5 p.m. through Wednesday, 1 p.m.
Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg, ON

God’s ongoing care for creation seen in Job 38-41, Psalm 104 and Genesis 1-2 indicates that all creatures are deeply valuable to God. Join Doug Kaufman and Wendy Janzen to look at these questions from a pastoral perspective.

Retreat is free to Mennonite pastors including meals and lodging. Others pay $225.
Register by October 31st at: https://www.mennocreationcare.org/pastoral-retreats/


  Take an AMBS course this fall! Online courses include Christian Attitudes Toward War, Peace and Revolution; Christian Theology 1; and Spiritual Practices: Prayer and Scripture. Campus courses include Biblical Spirituality; Preaching; Human Sexuality and Christian Ethics; Spiritual Practices: Money; and more! Courses start Sept. 4; sign up by Aug. 28. ambs.edu/onecourse

Exploring Anabaptist History and Theology (noncredit): Sept. 12 – Oct. 23. This online AMBS short course taught by Jamie Pitts, Ph.D., covers the birth and development of 16th-century Anabaptist movements and looks at various interpretations of the meaning of “Anabaptism” today. Cost: $200 before Aug. 22; $250 after. CEUs available. ambs.edu/shortcourses


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