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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST
Jazz Vesper Service

Thursday, December 7, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST

Join us as we celebrate the launch of two publications, from two different authors:

11 Encounters with Mennonite Fiction, by Hildi Froese Tiessen

Silentium: And Other Reflections on Memory, Sorrow, Place, and the Sacred, by Connie T, Braun

This event is sponsored by Institute of Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies

Monday, December 4, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe described chamber music (specifically, string quartet music) as "four rational people conversing". This conversational pattern–which refers to the way one instrument introduces a melody or motif and then other instruments subsequently "respond" with a similar motif–has been a thread woven through the history of chamber music composition from the end of the 18th century to the present. 

Come join us and hear accomplished UW student musicians play beautiful chamber music.  Free admission, followed by a reception.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 — 2:00 PM EST

A concert to cure those winter blues featuring the uwaterloo Jazz Ensemble playing the music of the Gordon Goodwin’s  Big Phat Band, Sammy Nestico, Antonio Carlos Jobim and more …

This concert features students from all faculties on campus sharing their talents.  Come check out these great players!

Saturday, December 2, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Grebel's Peace Society is pleased to present the 2017 Make-A-Difference Market. Get in the festive spirit with Christmas shopping, food, and music. The market supports local and fair-trade vendors in the community, while raising money for a great cause. 

This year we are supporting Direct Relief. Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization that provides health support for high-risk populations, and those impacted by emergencies.

Friday, December 1, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

Directed by Mark Vuorinen, this 25 voice choir will perform Benjamin Britten’s quirky cantata, Rejoice in the Lamb, set to the delightfully peculiar poetry of Christopher Smart. Organist Jan Overduin joins the choir in this program at Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterloo.  Music by Jan Sandström, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Tim Corlis, Franz Biebl and others completes the program.  Tickets are available at the door.

Friday, December 1, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST

Doon by Lantern Light Guided Tour

Join Grebel Alumni and Friends for a special Across-the-Creek event at Doon Heritage Village in Kitchener.

Monday, May 15, 2017 — 8:30 AM to Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — 4:30 PM EDT
Sites of Nonresistance.

War monuments, cenotaphs and honour rolls remind us daily of the most dramatic and familiar stories of war.  This exhibit tells war stories of a different kind, and lays out an alternative memorial landscape—the landscape of nonresistance.

These stories are gleaned from letters, diaries, newspapers, photographs, government documents and family histories found in the Mennonite Archives of Ontario. Together, they paint a picture of the Great War from a “peace church” perspective.

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Multimedia Videos

watch past lectures

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