Community News

 January 21, 2022


The MCC Peace & Justice Student Seminar is an opportunity for young adults to meet MCC staff, engage with parliamentarians and civil society actors, and hear from experts in a variety of contexts about how they are building bridges to create a more sustainable future for all.

The virtual seminar is on February 22-24, 2022, and costs $20 to attend.

Click here to register


Consider CMU… Where teaching is exceptional; faith and community matter; learning and career connect; professors know you. Sign up for our January 26 virtual open house (6:00 PM CST). Take part in a virtual campus tour and engage in one-on-one conversations with an Admissions Counsellor. For more information and to register click here

ReNew 2022: An Online Conference for Pastors and Church Leaders on February 8. “Water from a Living Stream: Rejuvenation for Pastoring in a Complex World.” Dr. Scot McKnight will offer pastors and church leaders three scripture-rich presentations to help pastors clarify or re-focus their calling. For schedule and registration, click here.

Xplore: At the Intersection of Faith and Life. A 55-Plus enrichment program, Xplore offers courses that investigate dimensions of the Christian faith, our world, and life in it. All without any assignments or examinations! Xplore happens in a six-week block, with online courses offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings, beginning March 1. Click here for more information.

The January edition of On the Level is now available from Mennonite Disaster Service. In our current issue: a new partnership with MDS Canada and MCC to respond to the flood damage in the Fraser Valley, a new job opening for MDS Canada, and links to join the Annual Celebration online. Click here to read more

The King’s University.

Public Lecture:

Jan. 26, 7pm via Zoom.
What’s Wrong with Trying to Prevent Male Suicide?
King’s Sociology Professor, Dr. David Long. Sponsored by Bell Let’s Talk

“The story of male suicide is rather desperate and frightening. Across the world, males are 3 to 4 times more likely to die by suicide than females, and the suicide methods used by males result in often quite violent and gruesome deaths. So, then what could be wrong with efforts to prevent male suicide, and how could paying less attention to suicide prevention help to cultivate hope in the lives of boys and men?…(read more)