Welcome to Anabaptist Learning Workshop

The Anabaptist Learning Workshop is a program offered by Mennonite Church Eastern Canada in cooperation with Conrad Grebel University College.

The Anabaptist Learning Workshop is a program of lifelong learning – at the intersection of Christian faith and contemporary life for laypeople, church leaders, pastors, seekers, new Canadians, and others.

The Anabaptist Learning Workshop is a program of exploration inside and outside the classroom.

  1. June 16, 2017A frog, a patch of moss, a creek, and a prayerParticipants and instructor gather to observe dragon flies and a frog in the pond.

    On Saturday, June 10, sixteen people from across southern Ontario converged on a section of the Bruce Trail near Georgetown for a hiking and praying workshop hosted by the Anabaptist Learning Workshop (ALW).

  2. June 13, 2017“Speak the speech, I pray you!”Alan Sapp speaking.

    At the 13th annual MCEC Lebold Fundraising Dinner on June 6, keynote speaker Alan Sapp took the stage and, with a dramatic arm gesture, delivered these lines from Shakespeare’s Hamlet:

  3. Mar. 6, 2017Songleading must be based in love

    Both songleaders and songleaders-to-be gathered at Conrad Grebel University College on February 4 for an afternoon of learning, singing, discussing, and practicing. The workshop included more than 45 participants and was led by Ken Nafziger, music professor from Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, VA).

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  1. Sep. 12, 2017Losing my marblesMarbles.

    When I was a kid, the first few weeks of September were full of excitement and nervous energy. The schoolbus usually took a slightly different route to pick up a new student or two. At my elementary school, the new year meant going to a new classroom and meeting a new teacher. There were lots of possibilities, lots of uncertainties, and lots of new chemistry!

  2. Aug. 15, 2017Meet the ALW: Jodie Boyer Hatlem

    Name: Jodie Boyer Hatlem

    Position: Co-pastor Erb Street Mennonite Church (and ALW Steering Committee member)

    What church do you attend: Erb Street Mennonite Church

    What book are you reading right now: Marilyn Robinson’s Lila;  Denys Turner, Julian Norwich,Theologian;  Stephen Norwood, The Third Reich in the Ivory Tower: Complicity and Conflict on American Campuses.  

  3. Aug. 4, 2017The church in a state of becoming

    Is your congregation forever dying and forever being reborn? Is your congregation at the service of permanent liberation?

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