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.
This summer, a celebration of hymnody will collide with the 500th anniversary of the reformation at “Now Thank We All Our God: Celebrating Congregational Song since the Reformation.” The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada encourages, promotes, and enlivens congregational singing as an integral component of worship. The group will hold its annual conference at Grebel this summer, July 16-20, drawing hundreds of hymn aficionados.