From the library: Books by Lendrum authors are on display in the library. They can be reserved through the church website. Open the library tab, and it will direct you to Featured Books. Click on the book you want, and follow the prompts to send the librarian an email to reserve the book. It is a very easy process.
On Saturday, June 17, the Facilities Commission invites you to their annual Work Bee! Come lend your skills to cleaning and fixing up our church building, and fellowship with your church family by working together. There will be a 9 am start time.
The Widows & Widowers group will meet on Wednesday, June 21 at 1:30 pm at the church.
Mark your calendars and plan ahead for our Sunday School picnic, June 25 following the service! All ages are invited out to the green space behind the church for a sweet snack, a time of fellowship, and some classic Sunday School picnic games. Come celebrate a successful year of learning and growing together.
Please check your weekly bulletin for prayer requests and other church family news.
In the community
Mennonite Central Committee
GO!100 with us this summer and make a difference! Raise support among your peers for the work of MCC locally and around the world by setting a goal for your favourite summer activity! Register here https://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/events/go-100-alberta.
Crisis in East Africa – Your donation will be matched. In East Africa, extreme hunger is a growing threat. Conflict, climate change and economic shocks are driving hunger to increasingly high levels. MCC is responding in countries like Ethiopia, South Sudan, DR Congo and Kenya. Donate to food projects today and you can double your impact. Donations made by individual Canadians until June 30 are eligible to be matched by the Government of Canada, up to $5 million. Visit mcccanada.ca/crisis-east-africa to learn more and donate.
MCC Alberta Relief Tour registration is open. Join Vurayayi Pugeni and Thelma Sadzamari, Area Directors for MCC South and Central Africa and Nigeria for a time of fundraising, learning, and community near you. Register here to help churches plan for refreshments.
- July 7: Vauxhall Mennonite Brethren Church
- Sunday, July 9: Lethbridge Mennonite Church
- Sunday, July 9: Coaldale Mennonite Church
- Wednesday, July 12: Dalhousie Church
- Sunday, July 16: Lendrum Mennonite Church
Donate items to the MCC Alberta Online Relief Auction. Celebrate the Relief Tour and support the work of MCC by donating a handicraft, gift basket, certificate, or antique and outbidding your friends and family on other items! Visit mcccanada.ca/get-involved/events/mcc-alberta-online-relief-auction to learn more and register your item.
We’re looking for a Community Engagement Coordinator. Visit our website to learn more about the position and apply: Community Engagement Coordinator, MCCA | Mennonite Central Committee Canada (mcccanada.ca)
Roots on Six
The King’s University
Discover Summer Camps at King’s. This summer, King’s University will offer five day camps: Art, Badminton, Basketball, Science, and Volleyball. Art & Science camps are for kids ages 8-12, and there are sports camps for junior high and high school-aged students. Learn more and register for camp here.
Edmonton District Council of Churches
No Room at the Inn. Do you have a housing project that you would like to propose for EDCC’s “No Room in the Inn” campaign? You can answer their call for proposals with some information about the project by June 23, 2023. Contact the office for the questionnaire or for more information.
Chester Ronning Centre
National Indigenous Peoples Day. This year, the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta is thrilled to welcome children and educators to our campus to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples with David A. Robertson. This event is open to the general public to attend virtually. Learn more and register here.