MCC Update

MCC Update

Special Event: We are all Treaty People Celebration – Sunday, Sept 16, 1 pm. Come out to the Forks, near the Provencher Bridge, for food, music, games and more to build and celebrate relationships, raising awareness for Treaty 1. For more info visit mccmb.ca/we-are-all-treaty-people

Brandon MCC Relief Sale – Join us on Sat, Sept 22 for the Annual Brandon MCC Relief Sale at the Keystone Centre in Brandon. For more info visit mccmb.ca/brandon-relief-sale and save the date!

MCC Manitoba Annual General Meeting – Thursday, Sept 27 @ 7 pm. Join us at North Kildonan Mennonite Church, 1131 Roch St., Wpg, to hear about developments in our program work and plans as well as a keynote address and personal reflection on MCC’s relief work in Syria. For more info and to register delegates by Sept 21, visit mccmb.ca/agm or contact Nikki Hamm at 204-261-6381 or nikkihamm@mccmb.ca

MCC Manitoba Student Awards – Apply by Sept 30 if you’re interested in work that aligns with MCC areas of focus (like peace, restorative justice, servant leadership and sustainable development). For more info and to apply, visit mccmb.ca/studentawards

In Focus – Last month Indigenous and non-Indigenous Manitobans met in Beausejour for a gathering — Mamawe Ota Askihk, Sharing Life Together. “It’s a practical hands-on week, but it’s also about relationship-building,” says Kerry Saner-Harvey, MCC Manitoba’s Indigenous Neighbours Coordinator. Learn why MCC and others were involved and what both children and adults learned at the gathering.