Worship Gathering

9:15 & 11:00 AM

Winnipeg & Area Events Information -NOVEMBER 2019

Union Gospel Mission: We are pleased to announce that as of this morning we have raised $19,198.00 in donations towards our goal of $24,000 to replace a boiler at the UGM Charis Centre.  Thank you to all who have already donated toward this project. Please continue to pray that we will reach the needed $24,000 for the building to be adequately heated.  Please share this need so we may reach our goal.

November 5  |  Nuts & Bolts
Equipping series for leaders, pastors and members of the MB Community. Join us to explore the implications and applications coming from EQUIP 2019.

November 16  |  Regional Meeting 
Calling all Manitoba MB leaders together. Location TBA.

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) Information - OCTOBER 2019

Our world is facing a climate watershed. Can our faith convictions guide our response and ground us in hope? The Rev’d Dr. David Widdicombe (Rector, St. Margaret’s Anglican Church) will address this vital question in a lecture entitled “And His Hands Prepared the Dry Land: A political theology of climate change”. Gordon Zerbe, CMU Professor of New Testament, will offer a response and Steve Bell will moderate and sing as part of the evening. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 7:00 PM, Marpeck Commons. See ca/events.


Students, take note of Open House Opportunities at CMU:

  • Music Open House for students in grade 11 & 12, including campus tour, music workshops, student showcases, conversations with faculty. Nov. 14, 5:30 – 9:00 PM.
  • Discover Outtatown | an Off-Campus Campus Visit Day. Go on an adventure and learning experience in Winnipeg and get a taste of the Outtatown program. Nov. 15, 8:45 AM – 3:00 PM.
  • Campus Visit Day. Come discover all that CMU has to offer. Explore the campus, meet with faculty, sit in on a class, and more. 22, 8:45 AM – 3:00 PM.
    See cmu.ca/campusvisit for details on any of the above.

Mennonites and Hutterites at a Crossroad 1914-1926. Mennonite Heritage Archives hosts a public lecture featuring CMU Emeritus Professor John Friesen and Ian Kleinsasser, an independent researcher based out of Crystal Spring Hutterite Community. They will present on the post WW1 Mennonite and Hutterite experiences. Nov. 7, 7:00–9:00 PM, CMU Conference Room at 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. See ca/events.

All are welcome to attend Tuition Freedom Day at 11:30 AM on Nov. 20 in the CMU Chapel. This event celebrates the generosity of donors, churches, and the Manitoba Government in supporting education at CMU.


The MHC Gallery presents the opening of the exhibit CHANGING WORLD: a dialogue on conservation, featuring art by Joseph Koensgen, Chris Larsen, Jodi Hildebrand, Bill Nitzsche, Ovid Charlette, and Juls Rempel. Nov. 15, 7:30 – 9:30 PM at the MHC Gallery, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. See ca/events.

Christmas at CMU is happening this month on Saturday, Nov. 30! Create your own concert with family, friends, and neighbours while enjoying music, festive decor, cookies, and hot apple cider. Programs at 2:00 and 7:00 PM. North Side, CMU Campus| 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. See ca/christmas.

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Information - OCTOBER 2019

MCC Thrift is hiring!

We’re looking for a Thrift Development Manager to help oversee national brand marketing, online business development, volunteers and more!

MCC Canada is looking for a Donor Relations Database Coordinator. This position reports to the Manager of Donor Relations and provides support to the provincial Donor Perfect Online users.

This November join MCC in remembering all who are affected by war by wearing a peace button. Suggested donation of $1 towards MCC’s peacebuilding and reconciliation programs. Order for your congregation or school.

Author, Tshaukuesh Elizabeth Penashue is an Innu Elder, activist, great-grandmother and long-time partner of MCC from Sheshatshiu, Labrador. She will be in Winnipeg, along with her daughter Kanani, to celebrate the launch of her book Nitinikiau Innusi: I Keep the Land Alive. Come hear her story at McNally Robinson on Sunday, November 10 at 2pm.