June 18-20: Write! Canada Christian writers' conference sponsored by The Word Guild, Guelph Bible Conference Centre. Keynote speakers at this 25th annual conference include Brian Stiller, president of Tyndale University College and Seminary. Theme: "Celebrating God's blessings: Past, present and future." Classes for professional to beginning writers. Meet editors, publishers and agents from Canada and the U.S. For more information or to register, visit writecanada.org.Aug. 20: Deadline for entries in the Pax Christi Chorale's Great Canadian Hymn Competition. Canadian composers are invited to submit original compositions set to a hymn text. For competition rules and entry forms, visit paxchristichorale.org. Three winning compositions will be performed at Pax Christi Chorale's "Fanfare of Canadian Hymns II" concert on Oct. 25 at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto.Oct. 17: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society day-long field trip, "Trail of the Conestoga from Lancaster County to Canada." The field trip will explore the Lancaster, Pa., origins of the Mennonite immigrants to Canada around 1800. Original early pioneer homesteads, meetinghouses and cemeteries in northern Lancaster will be visited. For more information, call 717-393-9745 or visit lmhs.org.
Canadian Mennonite May 25, 2009 29 Λ Calendar RJC. Oct. 14-18: MC Canada IMPaCt. Jan. 15-17: MMyo senior youth retreat at Camp koinonia. director, Mark yantzi, and fundraiser, Bingemans, kitchener, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 16-17: MC saskatchewan Jan. 22-24: MMyo junior youth Dinner, square dancing, quilt auction. British Columbia women’s retreat, shekinah Retreat retreat at Camp Moose lake. June 6: MCC ontario offers a “training June 14: “Blessed assurance: a Centre. Feb. 5-7: MMyo junior youth retreat for the skill and soul of nonviolence” summer evening of gospel singing,” Oct. 30-Nov. 1: Quilting and at Camp koinonia. workshop, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., W-k with evan kreider, king Road Church, scrapbooking retreat, shekinah Retreat Feb. 12-14: young adult retreat at United Mennonite Church, Waterloo. abbotsford, 6:30 p.m. sponsored by Centre. Camp koinonia. For more information, call Matthew the Mennonite historical society of Nov. 21: MC saskatchewan leadership Bailey-Dick at 519-745-8458. B.C. For more information, call 604-850- assembly. June 7: Third annual “shaped 6177. tickets available at the door. Ontario Noted singing from the harmonia June 20: annual Mennonite Central Manitoba sacra” event, at 1855 Detweiler May 31: Farewell for terry Committee fundraising luncheon, Meetinghouse, near Roseville. For June 18: eden Foundation annual schellenberg, Rockway Mennonite garden Park tower, abbotsford, noon. more information, call sam steiner at general meeting, Winkler Bergthaler Collegiate, 3-5 p.m. speakers art and Marlyce Friesen will 519-884-1040. Mennonite Church. keynote June 4: sound in the lands II presents share stories from Ukraine. For more June 7: sound in the lands II presents speaker: Randy hildebrand. Winkler Mennofolk concerts at Conrad grebel information, call MCC B.C. at 604-850- a choral concert at First United Church, evangeliums Christen Baptisten University College’s great hall and 6639. Waterloo, 8 p.m. Featuring Menno gemeinde children’s choir will perform. chapel, 4 p.m. to midnight. singers, Rockway Collegiate choir and For more information, visit edenhealth. June 5: sound in the lands II presents Alberta soul Influence (a choral group from mb.ca. a chamber music concert at Conrad Zimbabwe. June 10: alberta heritage retreat at June 20: Camp koinonia annual golf grebel University College’s great hall, June 11: lebold endowment Camp valaqua. speakers: erv and tournament. 8 p.m. Music by Joanne Bender, Janet fundraising banquet. speaker: Ron Marion Wiens. Music by the Corpus June 25: Iron Man golf tournament. Peachey, larry Warkentin, John horst, Mathies. topic: “extending the table: Christi Choir. For more information, call a 100-hole golf marathon at Winkler larry Nickel and Carol ann Weaver. Becoming a global community of faith,” kurt Janz at 403-271-7477. golf Course. Proceeds to the eden June 6: sound in the lands II presents Conrad grebel University College, 6:30 June 12-13: MCC Relief sale, Didsbury. Foundation. a world music collaborative concert at p.m. For tickets, email Carol lichti at events include a Friday barbecue, sale June 29-July 10: Canadian school Conrad grebel University’s great hall, email@example.com. and bike-a-thon. For more information, of Peacebuilding at CMU. For more 8:30 p.m. Jun
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