Canada is poised to lead a rapid transition to a global low carbon economy.
What role can peace scholars and practitioners play in that complex but imperative transition? This interactive presentation will explore that question and present ideas on how you can be engaged in this important work in Waterloo Region and beyond.
TUNE IN to fun, Grebel life, friendship and your faith! Grebel will be hosting a youth event on February 26 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. A $5 dollar cost is associated with the event. Pizza and the famous Grebel cookies are provided!
Talk to your youth pastor if you would like to attend or contact Rebekah DeJong firstname.lastname@example.org, 519-885-0220 x24215. This is a fun way to connect with youth from other Mennonite churches and get a taste of life at Grebel.
Grade 10 Family Night is being hosted by the University of Waterloo. At this uWaterloo event, students and their families are invited to come to the university campus to listen to and talk with current students, staff and faculty about how to be on track for University. Grade 10 Family Night, on Thursday, February 23 at 6:30pm is also an excellent opportunity to see what the University of Waterloo has to offer!
When a pastor acknowledges her own limitations, how does that inform her preaching? How can a pastor see his own weakness as an opportunity for God to show God’s power? This year we will explore the practical, theological, and spiritual implications of pastors embracing their full humanity, including their limitations and vulnerabilities.
Registration fees vary. Early bird pricing until February 1, 2017.
Register for the workshop.
Local musician Jsun and the Oshungo Drumming group will perform a selection of Reggae and folk-infused music, guaranteed to cheer you up on a cold winter day.
Why are awe, delight, truth, and hope so often missing or diminished in Christian liturgy today? How can our worship shape and express authentic Christian faith in the world of everyday life? In this workshop we will explore songs, texts, and a combination of verbal and non-verbal ways to communicate our worship.
Well known local brass group, the Full House Brass, will be performing both classical and modern favourites. Group includes:
Debra Lacoste & Dave Manning - trumpet
Carolyn Culp and Susan Follows - trombone
Randi Patterson - French horn
On that beloved song book, the Book of Psalms, Martin Luther wrote, “No books of moral tales and no legends of saints which have been written, or ever will be, are to my mind as noble as the Book of Psalms… The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven. The Book of Psalms is full of heartfelt utterances made during storms of this kind.”
How can we use lectionary scriptures as a basis for choosing worship music, expand our conducting toolbox and lead music that both worships God and speaks into the world? In this half-day workshop we will sing together, learn together, and explore God’s gift of music.
If the only thing that a musician was responsible for would be to insure correct notes and rhythms, there would be scant justification to have any of us around. Music has no particularly visible traces, but it certainly has significant effects on those who make music. It can mirror the soul, or it can urge the soul to a different place.
Pianist Heidi Wall and soprano Natasha Campbell will be featured in this concert. Program includes a piano sonata by Scriabin, and Rachmaninoff's Op 21.
Tesatawiyat (Come in) is a community photography project led by Bryce Kanbara and photographer Mina Ao, with members of the Aboriginal community in the Hamilton area sharing their stories in their homes.
Until April 2017
New Exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario:
“Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternative Service.”
During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories.