Church Family Happenings

 May 12, 2023


The Widows & Widowers group will be meeting as usual on May 17 at 1:30 pm for coffee, fellowship, and support.

Please check your weekly bulletin for prayer requests and other church family news.

In the community

Mennonite Central Committee

MCC Alberta is excited to launch ‘The Committee’ this May, an e-newsletter geared for youth and young adults in Alberta. Receive MCC stories, event information, and career, volunteer and advocacy opportunities right to your inbox every other month! Sign up to receive it here.

The MCC Alberta Relief Tour is coming to a town near you in July! Thelma and Pugeni, MCC Area Directors for South and Central Africa and Nigeria, are visiting to talk about the work MCC supporters are making possible. Stay tuned for more details.

Donate items to the MCC Alberta Online Relief Auction. Celebrate the Relief Tour and support the work of MCC by donating your fine hand crafted goods and outbidding your friends and family on other items! Visit to learn more and register your item.

The Grow Hope Alberta Webinar is on May 17th at 7pm! It will be hosted by Alex Heidebrecht, Interim Communications and Development Director of MCC Alberta, and will feature Rony Janvier, MCC Representative for Haiti. Register at

MCC Alberta is seeking a Migration and Resettlement Program Coordinator! Visit to learn more and apply.

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.

Canadian Mennonite University

Canadian School of Peacebuilding. Learn how to strengthen your intercultural behaviors and address systemic oppression in Indigenous Cultural Safety: Working authentically across difference with Harley Eagle at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding, June 5-9. Registration deadline is May 29. For more information, visit 

Camp Evergreen

60th Anniversary. All are welcome to celebrate Evergreen’s 60th anniversary June 10-11, 2023. The weekend will begin with the AGM, followed by festivities and time to worship together. Find out more about accommodations and register for the weekend here. The Camp is seeking contributions from the community. If you have photos from Camp you are willing to share and/or old Camp t-shirts or sweatshirts, please contact Katherina Kunz ( Please also talk to Katherina if you are willing to share stories or testimonies about how Evergreen has impacted you over the generations.

Edmonton District Council of Churches

Save the Date! June 8-10, 2023: The 8th Canadian Forum on Inter-Church Dialogues, sponsored by The Canadian Council of Churches, The Prairie Centre for Ecumenism and The Canadian Centre for Ecumenism, will take place in Edmonton. The theme is Pêhonân / A Gathering-Waiting Place: Voices of Indigenous Followers of Jesus in the Ecumenical Movement. Pêhonân is a place at the bend in the North Saskatchewan River where First Nations would assemble for ceremony and exchange. Honouring the gifts of this place, this event focuses on the experiences of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Christians in the ecumenical movement and offers workshops on ecumenical topics. We invite you to learn more about and register for this important gathering.

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.