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Click  here for the most recent MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) Newsletter.

- as MCC celebrates 100 years, they have assembled an overview of some of their programs, to learn more about some of their centennial initiatives click here

 

Free Family Day Open House at Hidden Acres Mennonite CampFeb. 17, 2020 from 10:00am-3:30pm – Come for a fun and relaxing day with your family! Pretzel-making, roasting bannock around the fire, sledding, skating, games, puzzles, crafts, ping-pong and more! Choose a hot lunch for $3/person or bring a bagged lunch (peanut-free). RSVP to [email protected] or call (519) 625-8602. Check the poster (location of poster) or www.hiddenacres.ca for more details.

 

Silver Lake Mennonite Camp (Call 519-422-1401 or check out our website https://slmc.ca/ for any support related to camp!)                                                                                                             - Registration opens February 1 at 7 am for all summer camps. Go to https://slmc.ca/camp/summer-camp/ for more info. Space is limited so register early! Campership Funds are available.                               - Registration is now open for Women’s Retreat (Feb 7-9), Couples Retreat (Feb 21-23), Family Camp (May 15-17) and Bruce Trail Hike (May 22-24). Visit their Retreats page for more info.   - Volunteer at Family Camp (May 15-17), the Newcomer Family Holiday (May 29-31) or for a week this summer at Silver Lake. Go to https://slmc.ca/camp/volunteers/ to apply.

 

MennoHomes' Annual General Meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday January 30th at 50 Kent Ave. Kitchener.Everyone is welcome to attend and learn more about our new affordable housing project.  www.mennohomes.com.

 

Volunteer Opportunity Do you enjoy meeting people from around the world and talking about Mennonites? The Mennonite Story in St. Jacobs is an interpretive and tourist information centre seeking to creatively and respectfully share Mennonite history, culture and faith. There are volunteer opportunities at the front desk and on the exhibit floor. For more information, contact Gerry Horst at 226-789-7360 or email at [email protected]   

 

Marriage Encounter of Eastern Canada presents their Valentines Banquet on Saturday, February 15th with refreshments beginning at 6:00 p.m. and dinner being served at 6:30 p.m. Come out to Waterloo North Mennonite Church (100 Benjamin Road, Waterloo) for a catered roast beef dinner with dinner entertainment featuring jazz musician Nathan Martin. Tickets are $45.0- with proceeds helping to support the ministry of Mennonite & Brethren Marriage Encounter. Tickets can be obtained by contacting Dave C at (519) 748-6862. More information can be found by clicking here.

 

Do you have old smartphones, tablets, desktops, iMac's, iPod's, or iPad's lying around? You can donate them to support the Community Cupboard (food and clothing bank for those people in Kitchener & area). All the money will go to support the Community Cupboard and each item is worth money, whether it is working or not. (It is helpful to know whether the device works or not, and the cellphone carrier - if applicable.) The money goes to support the 500+ food hampers which are given out each week. This is a year-end fundraiser. Drop your items off at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (137 Queen Street South, Kitchener) between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday. Contact [email protected] for more information.