Events - October 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 — 12:30 PM EDT

A mini music drama, featuring Cheryl Pauls on the piano.

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Monday, October 28, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Please join President Susan Schultz Huxman and the Grebel community as we host our friends and colleagues from the University of Waterloo in a celebration of our 50th Anniversary.

Monday, October 28 - 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Great Hall at Conrad Grebel.

Join us for refreshments, Presidential greetings, an update on our construction project and a viewing of the video "Challenging Mind and Spirit: Conrad Grebel's first 5 decades."

Please RSVP to Alison Enns at aenns@uwaterloo.ca or x24217.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 — 12:30 PM EDT

Stephanie Chua, piano
Veronique Mathieu, violin

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Monday, October 21, 2013 — 5:00 PM EDT

Come out and meet your friends from Grebel days who live in the GTA. John Rempel will be on hand to bring a brief update on his leadership of the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre.

Fred Martin, Director of Development at Grebel, will provide an update about Grebel and screen the 50th Anniversary video "Challenging Mind and Spirit: Conrad Grebel University College's first 5 decades."

Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Please RSVP to Alison Enns at aenns@uwaterloo.ca

Saturday, October 19, 2013 — 7:30 PM EDT

Britten's masterpiece is a profound and eloquent testament to the horror of war.  It combines his powerful music with the Requiem Mass and the haunting images of soldier-poet Wilfred Owen. 

Choirs:  Conducted by Mark Vuorinen

Grand Philharmonic Choir
University of Waterloo Chamber Choir
Laurier Singers
Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir
Grand Philharmonic Children's Choir

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony

Soloists:
Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano
Thomas Cooley, tenor
Russell Braun, baritone

Saturday, October 19, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM EDT
train

A heritage train ride from Waterloo to St. Jacobs and beyond.

Come in your favourite costume - wizards, ghosts, cowboys and ballerinas are welcome. This may be the last chance for the Express!

Thursday, October 17, 2013 (all day) to Saturday, October 19, 2013 (all day)
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"Peace Studies between Tradition and Innovation"

The enduring tension between tradition and innovation, and between continuity and change, will be the overarching theme of the 2013 meetings of the Peace and Justice Studies Association, to be jointly hosted in Waterloo, Ontario by the University of Waterloo’s Conrad Grebel University College and Wilfrid Laurier University’s Department of Global Studies.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 7:30 PM EDT
Susan Schultz Huxman

Featuring Susan Schultz Huxman, President of Conrad Grebel University College

‘Speaking Truth to Power:’ 
Profiles in Rhetorical Courage for Church and Society
 
The Benjamin Eby Lecture is an annual lecture that presents the research of a faculty member at Conrad Grebel University College.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 — 12:30 PM EDT

Marion Samuel, soprano
Anna Ronai, piano

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 (all day)

The Institute for Worship and the Arts of Conrad Grebel University College presents a morning with John Bell of the Iona Community.  John will present a workshop called “Doing Worship Differently: renewing congregational worship at the grass-roots level” on Saturday, October 5 in the CGUC Chapel.  Registration 8:30-9 a.m.  Workshop 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with a refreshment break at 11 a.m.  Cost $35.  Please pre-register by contacting Alison Enns at aenns@uwaterloo.ca or 519-885-0220 x24217.

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Watch our special event videos: the Bechtel LecturesMennonite Literature series, the Eby Lecture, and the Sawatsky Lecture.