Church Family Happenings

 May 19, 2023


There will be no Christian Education this week as it is a long weekend.

Next Friday (May 26) will be our monthly volunteering opportunity at PrayerWorks. Those who would like to volunteer should contact the Missions & Services Commission, and meet at 4:30 pm at St. Faith’s Anglican Church.

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

In the community

Mennonite Central Committee

The Material Resources Warehouse is open and running! We can accept donations again, as well as host volunteer groups and visitors. Call us at 403-275-6935 for more details or to schedule a time.

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.

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.

Square One Media

You are invited to a documentary screening at Sunrise Community Church, June 10 at 7:00 pm. Come learn more about the origins of Square One Media as a Manitoba radio show spreading the gospel in four languages! Learn more here.

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 NationsInuit and Métis peoples with  David A. Robertson. This event is open to the general public to attend virtually. Learn more and register here.