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Sunday School Material/Curriculum

Mississauga Mennonite Fellowship has some older Sunday School materials that they are no longer using. It is in great condition and works will for Sunday school, youth and jr. youth discussions, retreats and more!

Contact Andrew at

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The Holy Land from a Woman's Perspective 
September 24 - October 4, 2019

Shirley Redekop, the president of Mennonite Women Canada, is an experienced tour leader who will act as logistics manager. Join her and Kathy Bergen in this life altering experience.

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Mennonite Voluntary Service:
Calling everyone ages 15-22: Are you looking for a fun and meaningful way to serve this summer? There are spots left to join a 2019  Youth Venture team! See and join in the work God is doing in Indonesia, Peru, Japan, or Benin. Visit to learn more, or contact Lauren Eash Hershberger at


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  1. Mennonite Scholars and Friends at AAR/SBL Call for Proposals
    Proposals of not more than 300 words should be submitted by April 15th, 2019 to The 2019 forum will be held in San Diego, California on Friday, November 22nd

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UpComing Events @ Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp and Retreat Centre

  • Spring Seniors Retreat – April 22 or 23
  • Chicken BBQ Fundraiser – June 11
  • Family Camping Weekend – June 28-30
  • Building Community Retreat – September 6-8
  • Fall Seniors Retreat – September 23 or 24

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Graduate Students in Healthcare Professions:  Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) offers educational grants for Anabaptist students to learn and serve in cross-cultural mission/service settings in developing countries. Deadline for 2019-20 academic year is May 15, 2019.  For details and application form, see, email, or call 1-888-406-3643. 

A flyer for printing and posting on a bulletin board is available for free download at

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Registration is now open for Spirituality and Aging seminar/retreat:

Aging and Spirituality: Finding Courage and Resilience

to be held June 13 and 14, 2019, at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo.

You are invited to a time of learning, reflection, and self-care.

Come for one day, two days, or make it a retreat and stay overnight at Grebel.

We will be led by a collaborative, experienced group of spiritual companions of various faith traditions who work in long-term care, hospice, and the community.

The context of the gathering will allow time for contemplation, relaxation, and community connections.

The schedule, workshop descriptions and profiles of the leaders can all be found here.

Join us as we consider and experience together the role of spirituality in finding courage and resilience in our work, in our homes, and within ourselves.

Cost: $155 for both days (includes lunches), overnight cost extra

            Or $85 for just one day (includes lunch)

Click here for more information and registration instructions, or click here to register by May 30, 2019 (avoid disappointment – register early!)

View or download the event flyer (PDF) and feel free to print and post it if you like.

Check out our Facebook link, and ‘share’ with others!

  Fully online graduate certificate seminary program. Strengthen the biblical and theological foundation for your work through Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary’s fully online Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies. Develop a plan of study that matches your interests. Ideal for church leaders, bivocational pastors and other professionals.
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  1. The CMU Spring Scholarship Contest is open to all high school and post-secondary students who are new to CMU. Three winners will be randomly selected. Winners may select from three prize options. The contest closes May 15, 2019. See
  2. Check out one-week intensive courses available at CMU this spring and summer, including Cross-Cultural Missions with Doug Heidebrecht and Anabaptist Spirituality (livestreamed) with Andrew Dyck. See
  3. It’s not too late to apply for the Canadian School of Peacebuilding, Jun. 10-14 and 17-21, 2019. Go to or e-mail for more information and to apply for your choice of five-day courses on topics such as Indigenous perspectives on peace and justice, peace skills, peacebuilding in development, music and peacebuilding, human-centred design, theology of struggle, trauma and resilience, and nonviolent activism and resistance.