Church Family Happenings

 July 8, 2022


The Te Deum Singers present Gospel Songs and Spirituals! The concert will be on Sunday, July 24 at 3:00 pm at the Mennonite Heritage Farm. See your bulletin for more details!

In the community

Mennonite Central Committee

Hunger Crisis. Children and families in South Sudan and around the world are facing starvation and suffering. Until July 17, the Government of Canada will match every dollar you give up to $5 million to help provide emergency food. Those who are willing and able can give at:

GO!100 has begun! Our challengers are raising support for global MCC projects by sewing, cycling, fencing, reading, walking… the list goes on! It’s not too late to join as a challenger, and certainly not too soon to sponsor one of them. Learn more at

Thrifty 50 Challenge. Do you want to help our planet but aren’t sure where to start? Sign up to get one practical challenge sent to your inbox every week as part of our 50th anniversary celebration for MCC Thrift. With each challenge you complete, you’ll be more equipped to care for our planet and will feel better about your eco-footprint.

You’ll also get:

  • Entry into a weekly draw for a $25 MCC Thrift gift card
  • Access to previous week’s challenges in case you miss one
  • A bonus gift – a guide to eco-friendly decluttering

Sign up at:

Improving garden yields after hurricane Ana in Malawi. A thank you message from Eliza Mchenga, a married mother of 4 children, a lead farmer in a climate resiliency/food security project in Malawi through MCC partner Brethren In Christ Compassionate & Development Services (BICC). Lead farmers are training their communities in conservation agriculture, a method of cultivation that helps to renew and restore the soil while also increasing food security. As part of the project, lead farmers received seeds, agricultural training, and bicycles.

Thrive Discipleship Program (formerly Bethany College)

Thrive is seeking two passionate people to fill the very important roles of Interim President and Program/Spiritual Development Director for our 2022-2023 school year. If you are interested or know anybody who might be a good fit for either role, please check out our full job descriptions at