Remember Bethlehem As you celebrate Christmas, pray for peace on Earth in Bethlehem. Visit https://bethbc.edu/10549-2/ for Christmas messages from faculty and staff of the Bethlehem Bible College. Use these Bible Live videos to follow the magi, the shepherds and the Holy Family (https://bethbc.edu/bible-live-videos/).
Super typhoon hits Philippines Pray for PeaceBuilders Community and Lakan and Lakambini (Witness workers in the Philippines) as they deal with the aftermath of the Supertyphoon Rai (Odette). Communities in northern Mindanao were hardest hit. In initial reports we know that Pantojas are fine and that the partners who they are working with are also safe.
Wet’suet’en webinar recording available A recording of the Wet’suwet’en Solidarity webinar from Dec. 13, 2021, is now available on Mennonite Church Canada’s YouTube channel. Watch: Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Webinar – Dec 13 2021
Creator’s Call in a Climate Emergency Register: https://www.mennonitechurch.ca/community-learning-series
Join Mennonite Church Canada Indigenous-Settler Relations and the Sustainability Leadership Group for a spirited eight-week conversation exploring the two paths of decarbonization and decolonization. Participants will discuss Seth Klein’s A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency (2020), and listen to Indigenous activists and climate action leaders in real-time conversation.
The Cost of Colonialism / The Joy of Jubilee weekend retreat, Feb. 11-13, 2022
If Canada is a settler colonial society, how does that shape Christian understanding and vocation? If dispossession is the fundamental breach of the Indigenous-settler relationship, what biblical resources can address that? Join Steve Heinrichs, director of Indigenous-Settler Relations, in a weekend retreat at Star of the North Retreat Centre in St. Albert, Alta., to discuss these important questions. Attendance is in person or online. Register: starofthenorth.ca/jubilee.