May 14, 2022 – Church Fun Day at the Mennonite Heritage Farm (formerly the Wiens’ farm), starting at 2pm. Come for a time of visiting, crafts, outdoor fun, camp fire singing and food.
2:00pm – Gates open
Visiting and activities throughout the afternoon
5:30pm – Supper
7:00pm – Campfire singing
8:00pm – Wrap up
Please RSVP to the church office to help us plan for food and refreshments! See your weekly e-mail for more details.
Growing Together Bible Study, with Pastor Sherri. Bible Study will be offered at two different times: Thursdays @ 1pm and again @ 7pm. Both studies will take place in-person & online. Come to either class, and together we’ll read and discuss the passages outlined by the lectionary for the coming Sunday.
July 2-3, 2022 – LMC’s 60th Anniversary Celebration. We’ll have an ice cream social on Saturday evening in Fellowship Hall, and then our Sunday worship service will be celebrating the last 10 years at Lendrum. If you did not get your invitation via email, please reach out to Sue J, Chair of the Celebration Committee, and she will be glad to get you one.
In the Community
We are currently looking for volunteers to help out in the kitchen and would love to see you out here! For more information and to apply to volunteer CLICK HERE!
May 14, 2022 – The Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta 2022 Spring Conference on ZOOM
“I am Mennonite” – a 59 min. film directed by Paul Plett, starring Yulia Asraf, Candice Bergen, Tina Dyck and more. A filmmaker explores his Mennonite roots and ancestry.
MC: Katie Harder, with commentary and a Q&A with the director to follow
Zoom link here – no pre-registration required
Canadian Mennonite University
Free tuition for a year at CMU! Apply to CMU for a chance to have your undergraduate tuition covered! To be eligible Canadian students must return a completed CMU application for the 2022/23 academic year starting in September. Visit cmu.ca/admissions for further eligibility requirements.
Webinar | Financial Aid: Money Matters, May 11 at 6:00 PM (CDT) – Paying for university can feel quite overwhelming, and we want to help in whatever ways we can. Find out about CMU’s scholarships, bursaries, and grants, and discover helpful tips for finding financial aid beyond CMU. Visit cmu.ca/webinar for information and registration.
Canadian School of Peacebuilding, June 6-10; 13-17 – Registration is now open for courses taught by local, national, and international peacebuilders to serve practitioners, professionals, activists, students, non-governmental organizations, and faith-based groups. Visit csop.cmu.ca.
A Common Place, Spring/Summer 2022 – Discover how resilient communities across the globe are adapting to climate-related challenges, hear from MCC service workers in Nepal, and get a first-person perspective from Gabriel Acarapi Chuca, an Indigenous agricultural technician from Bolivia. Click here to view online or download.
Join our Team! We have a new job opening in the Calgary office for the Development and Data Associate position.
The Development and Data Associate supports the development, communications, and donor relations goals of MCC Alberta. The Development and Data Associate is engaged in two major areas of work: managing MCCA’s data base of supporters and connecting as necessary with supporters regarding their donations. To learn more and apply, visit mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/development-data-associate
May 2022 – In this month’s MEDAzine, we explore news articles and blog stories that touch upon MEDA’s work around the world. This issue also shows how your support ensures entrepreneurs around the globe have access to the resources they need to lift themselves out of poverty, provide for their families, build sustainable businesses, and contribute to their communities. Click here to read more.
The May/June issue is of The Marketplace is also available. In this issue, learn about MEDA’s work in supporting a greener future in Nigeria, how businesses can intentionally cultivate a caring work environment, and the steps MEDA is taking to become more environmentally sustainable. You can also read about how a Ghanaian firm is empowering farmers, and how landscaping firms are moving towards greener equipment. Read more…