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Study with and get to know professors in a community-oriented learning environment. Grebel administers the Music and Peace and Conflict Studies departments at University of Waterloo, and offers additional undergraduate courses in Arts, History, Mennonite Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Sociology. Grebel also offers two Master's level graduate programs in Theological Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies.

Making Space for Community

Grebel has embarked on a project to expand the kitchen and renovation the dining room. Construction started in April 2019 and is anticipated to finish in the fall of 2020. Learn more about this exciting endeavor and see how you can get involved in the Fill the Table capital campaign!

  1. July 4, 2019Innovative Scholar Appointed Visiting PACS Professor
    Eric Lepp, Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Grebel

    Eric Lepp, a familiar face at Conrad Grebel University College, will be returning to the University of Waterloo for a two-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) at Grebel. Lepp recently completed a PhD at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester. Previously he attended the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at University of Notre Dame where he earned an MA in Peace Studies, and the University of Waterloo where he earned a Bachelor of Social Work.

  2. June 27, 2019A New Chapter for Anabaptist Learning Workshop

    The creators of the Anabaptist Learning Workshop (ALW) are starting a new chapter for Anabaptist-Mennonite education in Eastern Canada. As a program offered by Mennonite Church Eastern Canada (MCEC) in cooperation with Conrad Grebel University College (Grebel), the ALW has been a strong champion of active, organized learning events at the intersection of Christian faith and contemporary life for laypeople, pastors, new Canadians, and others.

  3. May 13, 2019New Exhibit Features the Art of Mennonite Family Trees
    Daniel and Maria (Suter) Steiner family tree by Sam Geiger, 1906

    A new exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario showcases painted family trees, hand-drawn charts, and other ways Mennonites have visually remembered family. The exhibit is called Growing Family: Design & Desire in Mennonite Genealogy

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  1. Aug. 11 to 23, 2019Ontario Mennonite Music Camp
    OMMC campers

    Join us for 12 fun-filled days of music camp!

    August 11 - 23, 2019

    Ontario Mennonite Music Camp provides an exciting camp adventure for 12- to 16-year-olds, pairing exceptional musical instruction with traditional camp activities! Campers will find a safe and supportive community to explore their love of music, strengthen their leadership skills, and deepen their faith.

    OMMC welcomes campers of all levels of musical skill and experience! Our goal is to help you have fun and grow, no matter where you're at.

  2. Sep. 21, 2019Centre for Peace Advancement Fifth Anniversary

    Join us to remember, reconnect, and re-imagine!
    Join us in celebrating five years of collaborative, interdisciplinary, and multi-sector approaches to peace advancement; help us vision the next five and beyond!

    Program begins at 3:00 pm

  3. Oct. 10, 2019Witnessing Passion: 2019 Eby Lecture
    Mark Vuorinen

    The 2019 Benjamin Eby Lecture will be presented by Mark Vuorinen

    Witnessing Passion: Musical depiction of minor characters in Passion music by Bach, Ešenvalds, MacMillan and Pärt

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