Theatre of the Beat invites you to Forgiven/Forgotten. This emotionally driven piece follows the varying responses of a community that learns an ex-offender will be serving his parole in their midst. Digital screenings will take place November 26-28. For more information and to attend click here or visit theatreofthebeat.ca/
Are you looking to shop differently this Christmas? Make your holidays sustainable and fun with Twelve Tips for a Thrift Christmas, available here or at thrift.mcc.org/christmas, and shop fair trade at Brandon Ten Thousand Village’s website here or at villagesbrandon.ca.
Find the perfect locally-made gift at the Christmas Craft and Quilt Sale for MCC! Shop and support MCC’s sewing kits and material resources. Saturday, November 27, 9am – 4pm at Bethel Mennonite Church, 465 Stafford St, Winnipeg. All COVID-19 protocols apply, masks and proof of vaccination required.
The Excel Empowerment Centre (TEEC), an MCC Manitoba partner through Material Resources, is looking for volunteers to help with conversational and basic English tutoring for newcomer women from South Sudan. Located in the West End of Winnipeg, TEEC offers programming and a sense of community to war-affected newcomers and immigrants. Timings (once or multiple times per week) can be customized and vaccinations are required. If interested, please contact executive director Rebecca Deng at [email protected] or 204-218-8830.
Read Winnipeg Free Press coverage on TEEC’s sewing group for South Sudanese newcomers to Winnipeg, the women’s motivation and empowerment through sewing.