Monday, June 14, 2021 — 8:00 PM EDT
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Vital Connections: Claiming Voice and Learning to Listen
Dates:
June 8th and June 22/23, 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021 — 11:00 AM EDT
reunion invitation

Save the date! The next Grebel alumni reunion will be held virtually on Saturday, June 5th, 11:00 AM EDT. 

Friday, June 4, 2021 — 7:00 PM EDT

Save the date! This joint alumni event will be brought right to your doorstep. Register to have a selection of craft beer delieverd to your door, and follow along virtually with a live tasting evening with the brewery. Then, be sure to catch up with your co-horts virtually after the presentation. 

Registration details and cost will be available soon. 

Sunday, May 16, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT
convocation invite

Our Convocation Celebration will take place on YouTube premiering at 2 pm (eastern standard time) on Sunday, May 16, 2021.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT
IME conference invitation

A special video presentation to preview the future Indigenous-Mennonite Encounters Conference. More details to come.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — 12:30 PM EDT
Ekleipsis Guitar Trio
Saturday, March 20, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT
open house invite

Join us on Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST to learn more about the University of Waterloo and Grebel!

Friday, March 19, 2021 — 7:00 PM to Sunday, March 21, 2021 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Edward Bloom has spun many colorful tales about his astonishing escapades. But are any of them true? His son, soon to be a father himself, delves into the mysteries of his father's life, with surprising and delightful results. 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 — 12:30 PM EDT
Adromeda Trio
Thursday, March 11, 2021 — 7:00 PM EST
bechtel lecture invite

Blackness, Whiteness and the Anabaptist 'Imagined Community' in Print and Mission

How did Anabaptists enter into the discourse of race in North America during the 19th and early 20th centuries? How did they negotiate, challenge and reproduce ideas of race in the forms of print, social interaction and mission activity? This lecture will focus on the racialization of Anabaptists, as reflected in denominational periodicals and newspapers, and on the ways in which preconceptions of blackness and whiteness informed Mennonite mission activity in the United States and Canada. 

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 — 12:30 PM EST
Elizabeth & Michael Lepock

Elizabeth and Michael Lepock will be performing duets from Austrian composer Hugo Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch.  Anna Ronai, a well known local pianist will accompany them.

Biographies:

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 — 12:30 PM EST
Laurel Swinden

Accompanied by renowned pianist Stephanie Mara, flautist Laurel Swinden will perform works to help celebrate International Women's Day which falls on Monday, March 8th.  The composers include:

Florence Price
Valerie Coleman
Amanda Harberg
Cecile Chaminade

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 — 12:30 PM EST
Marko Pejonovic, pianist
Thursday, February 18, 2021 — 7:30 PM EST
invitation
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 — 12:30 PM EST
Caroline Schmidt

For this Noon Hour concert, we are honoured to present three recent Music Major graduates from the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 — 8:00 PM EST
invitation

Three cookies baked by local Old Order Mennonite women in 1984 lie in a box at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario. How they came to be here involves a patent dispute, a famous cookbook author, and a series of events that inspired a stage production and screenplay. Perhaps this lighthearted tale holds some lessons for us today? Join Archivist Laureen Harder-Gissing to find out.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 — 12:30 PM EST
Michelle Lafferty

This concert is a collaboration between mezzo-soprano Michelle Lafferty and Pianist Kimly Mengyin Wan.  The premiere will be released on February 3 and will continue to be available on the Grebel You-tube Channel.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 — 7:00 PM EST
Hymnal Celebration with Sara Johnson

Join the Grebel Community for a special virtual chapel service to celebrate the arrival of our new hymnal Voices Together. This special service is open to the public and will feature a homiletic reflection by Distinguished Alumni award winner Sarah Johnson. The service will include music and worship resources from Voices Together

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 — 12:30 PM EST
Anneli Loepp Thiessen

As a member of the Mennonite Song and Worship Committee, Anneli Loepp Thiessen has spent the past four years helping to choose hymns for the new "Voices Together" Hymnal.  Sifting through over 10,000 pieces of music, the committee chose 775 finalists.  

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 — 12:29 PM EST to Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — 12:30 PM EDT
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Starting January 27, 2021 and continuing through to March 24, recitals and interviews with professional musicians filmed specifically for our Noon Hour Concert series will premiere on the Grebel Youtube Channel at 12:30PM most Wednesdays. The series is free, and no registration is required.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 — 12:00 PM EST
invitation to theological studies ministry forum event

The resources provided to MCEC pastors this year, “Going Deeper into  Scripture,” and “Deep Calls to Deep,” explain how people can experience Scripture in different ways.

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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.