MCC Update

MCC Update

Looking for work with purpose? Join MCC Manitoba! We are looking for a halftime Constituency Relations Coordinator, offering a flexible home office base within Manitoba. For more information, visit mccmb.ca/openings.

Make Giving Tuesday a family affair! Open up conversations about generosity with your kids using free MCC worksheets, activity ideas and crafts, available here or at mccmb.ca/kids-learning-about-generosity. And pick out transformative gifts—like a Christmas pig, swaddling clothes or fruit trees—from MCC’s Christmas Giving catalogue here or at mccmb.ca/christmas.

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 teecmbss@gmail.com or 204-218-8830.

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. This Saturday, November 27, 9am – 4pm at Bethel Mennonite Church, 465 Stafford St, Winnipeg. All COVID-19 protocols apply, masks and proof of vaccination required.

Sneak peak from the Twelve Tips for a Thrift Christmas

Dish out some plates – If you have more guest coming to Christmas dinner than dishes in your cupboard, don’t panic! Check your local MCC Thrift shop for plenty of plates in appealing patterns. You can even choose a different pattern for each place setting if you want a personalized touch.

For eleven more festive thrifting tips, visit thrift.mcc.org/christmas

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