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Upcoming Events in MCC Ontario

Meat Canning in Ontario

April 21-25, Elmira

The Mobile Meat Canner operates in 33 different locations across the United States and Canada, from October through May. Over 10,000 volunteers a year fill, weigh, stack, wash, and label every can. Over the 2011-2012 season, the collective efforts of all involved produced 556,586 cans (over a million pounds of meat).

Support the Elmira Meat Canning operation through your meat canning order. Order form available here.

New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale Fundraising Dinner

Monday, April 28 at 6:30 pm
Bingemans, 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener, N2B 3X7 

Eileen Henderson, Restorative Justice Coordinator at MCC Ontario will be speaking.  Restorative justice looks beyond a traditional view of justice, which tends to focus on who is guilty and what is their punishment, to who has been hurt and what are their needs? Victims, the larger community and offenders all factor into the work of restorative justice. Eileen will share stories of where she has seen hope and restoration through comforter knotting at Grand Valley Institution for women, in responding to the needs of seniors who have experienced elder abuse, and in walking with men and women returning to the community after incarceration.

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13th Annual MCC Toronto Supper

April 29, 6:30 pm
Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church, 1038 Woodbine Avenue, Toronto

Attend our annual evening of great food and inspirational story-telling along with updates from Circles of Support and Accountability and MCC's expanded Toronto presence.

RSVP to Isis Tawadrose at 416-423-9229 or



New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale 

Friday, May 30 - Saturday, May 31
New Hamburg Fairgrounds, New Hamburg, Ontario

Furniture auction, quilt auction, music stage, children's area, and lots of great food and friends all in support of the work of Mennonite Central Committee.

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17th Annual Low German Networking Conference 

Monday, June 16, 2014
Althouse College, University of Western Ontario, 1137 Western Road, London, Ontario

This conference is particularly helpful for service providers to understand the religious and cultural implications of working with Low German populations.

Please click here for more information.


MCC Ontario Annual General Meeting

Thursday, June 19
Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Road, Markham
6-6:45 pm Dinner served, 7 pm Meeting 

Grounded in the church - Our Annual General Meeting is an opportunity for us to be Accountable, Transparent and Responsive to you.

How will you know about the recent impacts, the joys, the challenges of MCC Ministry? How will you participate in decisions shaping MCC ministry? Attend our AGM, an annual evening of great food and inspirational story-telling along with our featured speaker Bonnie Klassen, MCC Area Director for South America and Mexico. Please RSVP here.