WILMOT MENNONITE CHURCH

UPCOMING EVENTS AT WILMOT

February 27 - 1:30 p. m. The Kitchen Table
June 10 Semi-Annual Meeting

Lenten Worship and Lunches

*****Service begins at noon followed by a soup and sandwich lunch

February 28 Shantz Mennonite Church, Baden
March 7 Zion United Church, New Hamburg
March 14 Wilmot Mennonite Church
March 21 Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hamburg

Ladies Bible Study

Will meet Tuesday mornings, from 10 a. m. to 11:00 a. m. here at the church. Colleen Dotzert will be leading a study called Upside Down Living: Identity and Aging As life moves on our situations and identities continually change. This study explores how we can age faithfully and gracefully, embracing ourselves through each phase of life.


will be a monthly meeting here at Wilmot that is intended to be an intentional support group for seniors. Each month we will have a focus topic and time to share our own challenges. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 27th from 1:30 - 3 here at Wilmot. This event is meant for people who live in our community as well so consider inviting people from your cmmunity.



IN THE BROADER CHURCH & COMMUNITY

Mid-winter Evening of Hymn Singing

Sunday, February 25, 7:00 p. m, Stirling Ave. Mennonite Church ( 57 Stirling Ave. N, Kitchener ). Join Mark Diller Harder, Brandon Leis and the Menno Singers Family of Choirs (Menno Singers, Menno Youth Singers and Inter-Mennonite Children’s Choir) for an mid-winter evening of hymn singing , including the testing of songs being considered by the Menno Media Resonate Committee for a new Mennonite Hymnal. Admission by donation.


Events at Conrad Grebel

Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2 at 7:30 p. m. David Weaver-Zercher is the guest lecturer for the 2017-18 Bechtel Lectures in Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies. Catch his lecture " One Generation Away: Martyrs Mirror and the Survival of Anabaptist Christianity " on March 1, and panel " Mennonites and the Media: Telling Mennonite Stories Today " on March 2. Panelists include Sherri Klassen, Katie Steckly, Sam Steiner, and Johnny Wideman.


DaCapo Chamber Choir presents...Reincarnations

The second choral concert in the choir's "Displacement" season, The concert program is inspired by (the hope for) transformation as an element of refuge-seeking. Saturday March 3rd, 8 p. m.< – St John the Evangelist, Kitchener Sunday March 4th, 3pm – St. John’s Lutheran, Waterloo Adults $25 | Seniors $20 | Students $15 | eyeGO & Children $5 Tickets available online, by phone, or at the door. www.dacapochamberchoir.ca 519-725-7549


MEDA Spring Banquet

The annual MEDA Spring Banquet is just around the corner - Saturday, March 3rd! The banquet will take place at Floradale Mennonite church. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30 p. m.
We will be joined by guest speaker Cavelle Dove, who will share about MEDA's exciting new project in Myanmar.
To register, and for more information visit the MEDA Waterloo Chapter website or contact the MEDA Office at 519-725-1633 ext 100 or email meda@meda.org


Grandparent & Grandchild Day

at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp on March 12th, 2018. Bring your grandchildren in grades 1-6 for an awesome day of playing, singing, laughing, learning and worshipping together. Alexa and Becki from The Ripple ffect Education (TREE) will join us to explore how we can work towards peace together in our everyday lives. For more information, visit www.hiddenacres.ca, email, or call (519)625-8602 .


Responding to the world refugee crisis one family at a time

Saturday, April 14 from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. at Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo
Attend this important one day conference to learn more about how we can respond to the current refugee crisis with noted blogger and passionate refugee sponsorship advocate Ann Voskamp and other special guests. More info available at mcco.ca/refugee-conference.
Presented in paritnership with the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement.


Women of MCEC - Save the Date - April 20 - 21, 2018

Women of MCEC, you are invited to a time of renewal, inspiration and fun at our Spring Enrichment Day in April 2018. This year we will be gathering in Leamington. More details will come, but mark it on your calendars today! Looking forward to this time together!


New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale

The sale this year will be May 25 and 26. There is a request for volunteers. Please see the letter and list of needs on the Missions Board.


Tri-County Mennonite Homes

will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year and a week of celebration is being planned for September 16 to 22, 2018. Mark the date in your calendar.

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