Student Aid Applications:
While fall continues to remain a bit uncertain for our students, EZMC remains committed to supporting individuals who consider Christian nurture and leadership development to be part of their education. Student aid applications are due June 30 for the 2021/2022 school year (Sept 2021 – Aug 2022). If you are interested in applying or would like to know more, please contact Tracey Kropf at email@example.com.
The 2021 Camp Subsidy Form is now available and you can complete and return to Dawn Zehr either by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail (657173 15th line, R.R.#1 Tavistock, ON N0B 2R0). Please note that this year no funds will be sent until camps can confirm their programming depending on Covid-19 restrictions in place. Forms are available by contacting Lisa Suderman either by email at email@example.com or by phone (519-655-6824). Paper copies can be mailed to you if needed. If you have any questions please contact one of the Christian Education Lay Ministers – Bethany Kropf or Dana Hyde.
Join us in “Saying Shalom to Wanda”
On Sunday, June 6th, 2021 at 2 pm, Shalom Counselling Services will be hosting Saying Shalom to Wanda: Celebrating 24 years of leadership at Shalom. This is an opportunity to celebrate, to thank Wanda for her leadership, and to recognize her passion for the delivery of mental health services in our community. For more information and to register for this virtual event visit shalomcounselling.org/sayingshalom or call Shalom at (519) 886-9690.
June 8 – 23, 2021 9th International Conference on Spirituality and Aging|: A virtual conference for researchers, practitioners, and interested others to engage issues of connection, in the context of spirituality and aging, in the midst of a pandemic times. Conference sessions will occur on seven occasions (90 minutes each) between June 8th and June 22/23, 2021. Registration is open until May 31 at uwaterloo.ca/ageing-spirituality
Saturday June 19 at 8 p.m. World Refugee Day Webinar
Celebrate with us as we hear stories of how groups have worked with MCC to welcome refugees in their communities. We’ll also hear from Paul Shetler Fast, MCC’s Global Health Coordinator, about the impact of COVID-19 on displaced people. To register, go to mcco.ca/webinars.
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Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp will host its 54th ANNUAL CHICKEN BARBECUE as a DRIVE THRU EVENT on Tuesday June 22nd from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. All proceeds support Hidden Acres’ summer camp ministry to children, families and individuals. Individual Meal $15.00; Family Meal (4 people) $55.00. Additional pieces of chicken will be available for purchase for $4/piece. ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY. Purchase tickets at www.hiddenacres.ca or call the camp at 519-625-8602.
For sale! MCC Thrift has a number of heavy duty rolling tables available for sale. Each table is in excellent condition and measures 50″ x 98″ x 35″ and the bin is 12″ deep. To get yours today, contact Karla Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grow Hope Niagara
Become a virtual farmer by partnering with CFGB and MCC to sponsor acres through Grow Hope Niagara and raise funds to help hungry people around the world. Your $400 per acre sponsorship can become up to $2000 through government matching. More info at mcco.ca/grow-hope.
Join our team! We have several new openings, including a Raw Carrot Extension Site Manager, Church and Community Relations Associate, and various Canada Summer Job opportunities for youth aged 15-29. More information about any of these positions can be found at mcco.ca/serve.
You can provide emergency relief in Gaza
Violence continues to escalate in Gaza, Israel, and the West Bank, worsening an already poor humanitarian situation, especially in Gaza. MCC will be working with partners to provide emergency relief to people affected. Your financial support will provide essential support for so many. To donate, go to mcccanada.ca/gaza-relief.