Calgary Inter-Mennonite Church

News Archives

  1. July – August

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    July 7: Elaine Gibson will share regarding the Missing Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls report. 

    July 14: Our annual Stampede Breakfast! 

    July 21: Garden Service in Sybille & Walter Hossli’s backyard. 

    July 28: Podcast & Pondering service, led by Marie Fraser.

    August 4: No church service!

    August 11: Podcast & Pondering service, led by Marge F riesen. 

    August 18: Podcast & Pondering service, led by Lauren Harms 

    August 25: Laura Pederson & Sandra Drapeau will share their story on Pre-pride Sunday.

  2. May – June

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    May 5: Renfrew community cleanup. Meet at the Renfrew Community Association at 9am prepared for the weather. There will be no service at C.I.M.

    May 12: Preparing for Newness discussion. Coffee & conversation gathering led by Lauren Harms.

    May 19: Walter Hossli will be sharing his perspective in our Rays of Hope series.

    May 26:  Sunday Gathering to be announced.

    June 2: Lindo Manana an International Volunteer through Mennonite Central Committee will be sharing in our Rays of Hope series.

    June 9: Expressive Arts service exploring where we find hope, led by Lauren Harms.

    June 16: Niki Fehr will be sharing her perspective in our Rays of Hope series.  

    June 23: Sunday Picnic gathering.

    June 30: Rays of Hope discussion. Coffee & conversation gathering led by Lauren Harms.

  3. April

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    April 7: Eunji Ryu will be sharing on the Fifth Sunday of Lent.

    April 14: Palm Sunday led by Linda Shantz-Keresztes.

    April 21: Easter Sunday led by Jody Neumann-Koop.

    April 28: Coffee & Conversation Gathering led by Lauren Harms.

  4. March

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    March 3: Kay Hildebrand will be sharing her own experience of hope.

    This Lenten season we will be exploring the theme of Preparing for Newness. This series includes:

    March 10: Brenda Dyck & Lauren Harms will introduce our Lenten theme.

    March 17:Ferne Loewen will be speaking from the perspective of a gardener.

    March 24: Dale Taylor will be sharing a perspective on Preparing for Newness.

    March 31: Diana Mansell will be reflecting on the idea of a spiritual enema.

  5. February

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    February 3: ​Thomas Caldwell from Mennonite Central Committee Alberta

    February 10: ​Service of Remembrance; a time to remember those people in our lives who have passed away.

    February 17: ​Hymns of Hope on Family Day Weekend.

    February 23-March 2: Bright Side Festival will celebrate the grand opening of Theatre 1308.

    February 24: ​Afternoon HYMM Concert, there will be no service at 10:30 a.m. Get your tickets here.

    March 3: ​Kay Hildebrand will be sharing her own experience of hope.

  6. January

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    January 6: Lauren Harms will be sharing on Epiphany Sunday.

    Rays of Hope is our worship series for the beginning of 2019 focusing on the stories of positive activism and life giving change we see in our communities. Our series includes the speakers on January 13 & 20.

    January 13: Jody Neumann will share the short film The Man Who Planted Trees

    January 20:  Shannon Phillips who is the Minister of Environment and Parks and the Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office in Alberta

    January 27: Celebration of Community and potluck lunch following the service.

  7. December

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    December 2: Lauren Harms will be sharing on the first Sunday of Advent. There will be Sunday School for children age 3 and up during the service. December 9: Carol McNaughton from Mennonite Central Committee Alberta will be sharing on the second Sunday of Advent. December 16: Sonja Werner will be sharing on the third Sunday of Advent. There will be Sunday School for children age 3 and up during the service. December 23: Jonas Cornelsen will be sharing on the fourth Sunday of Advent. December 24: Christmas Eve service at 6:30 p.m. December 30: No church service.
  8. November

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    November 4: Garth Reesor will be sharing about his work with L’Arche Calgary. November 11: Alvin Werner will be sharing on Peace Sunday. November 18: Darrel Heidebrecht from Restorative Action for Transformation (RAFT) will be sharing about his work with incarcerated youth on Restorative Justice Sunday. November 28: Transgender Day of Remembrance Service
  9. October

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    October 7, 10:30 – 12:30: Thanksgiving Gathering

    We will gather to sing and reflect on this season of gratitude followed by making sandwiches to share with Calgary Drop-In Center clients and each other. Please bring loaves of bread, meat and cheese for making sandwiches along with your contributions of fruit, veggies and/or dessert for us to share together before we head home!

    October 14: Communion Service; Lauren Harms will be speaking.

    October 21: Kelly Ernst will be speaking about his work on the Rainbow Railroad Campaign with Centre for Newcomers which seeks to welcome LGBTQ+ Refugees from around the world.

    October 28: Abe Janzen from Mennonite Central Committee Alberta will be speaking.

  10. August – September

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    August 19: No service at the church. There will be a Canmore Hike

    August 26: Dominic McLennan – ‘Gender and Me’ (more…)