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Posted: Mar 21, 2016
For fifty years people have been coming to the New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale and contributed to its success. This year we have the privilege to look back and reflect on the generosity of donors, volunteers, and sale attendees, as well as the blessings of God. As part of celebrating fifty years, we feel honoured by the generosity and talent of a well-known local artist, Peter Etril Snyder, who... Read More
Posted: Mar 16, 2016
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that as of July 2015, the world had 59.5 million refugee or displaced people. Ten years ago that number was estimated to be 37.5 million. In recent times a significant number of refugees have been fleeing the civil war in Syrian, and in the last six months, Canada has promised to accept 25,000 of those refugees. MCC has been a... Read More
Posted: Mar 16, 2016
Date: May 15, 2016Time: 7:30 p.m.Place: Steinmann Mennonite Church  Accompanied by: Waterloo Chamber Players Singing: The Creation by Haydn Tickets: $20.00 Tickets available from: MCC Ontario office: 519-745-8458 Online:  For more information, see or email... Read More
Posted: Feb 27, 2016
This article was printed in the New Hamburg IndependentBy Scott Miller Cressman Photo: Peter Etril Snyder presents his painting of the Mennonite Relief Sale to Anne Brubacher, a member of the committee preparing for the sale’s 50th anniversary in May. The iconic sights and sounds of the Mennonite Relief Sale in New Hamburg are celebrated in a new artwork, painted to honour the event’s 50th... Read More
Posted: Feb 27, 2016
The Cooperative Quilt project was started in 2015. Based on traditional patterns, these quilts made are “stash busters.” Stash Buster quilts are primarily made of fabrics from a quilter’s stash. The Cooperative Quilts contain blocks of traditional patterns – Grandmother's Flower Garden, Maple Leaf, and Log Cabin. These quilts will be auctioned at this year’s sale.  ... Read More
Posted: Feb 26, 2016
This year, during the Quilt and Fibre Art Festival, the St Jacobs Mennonite Church is planning to offer a display of quilts that have been purchased during the last 50 years from the Relief Sale auction. This will be a great way to celebrate 50 sales. Many quilts are still needed. If you have a quilt that was purchased at one of the last 50 auctions that could be used in the display, please... Read More
Posted: May 04, 2015
The Martin Family Singers & Waterloo Chamber Orchestra present: Haydn's Creation (excerpts) Symphony 101 DATE: Sunday, May 24, 2015 TIME: 7:30 - 9:00 pm PLACE: Steinmann's Mennonite Church, 1316 Snyder's Rd W, Baden  TICKETS: $15.00 - available at MCC Ontario and the branches of Mennonite Savings & Credit Union. Additional, tax deductible donations to the NHMRS available... Read More
Posted: Mar 31, 2015
New Hamburg Relief Sale Promotion Dinner DATE: Monday, April 20, 2015 TIME: 6:30 pm PLACE: Bingemans in Kitchener SPEAKER: Issa Sadi Embombolo; Founder of MCC's Peace Clubs in Zambia Tickets available at MCCO office: 519-745-8458 Cost: $10
Posted: Mar 24, 2015
May 1-26 at Kitchener City HallMay 1-26 at Waterloo City HallMay 4-26 at Joseph Schneider HausMay 5-26 at River Gardens Retirement Residence – StratfordMay 26-29 at St Jacobs Mennonite Church – Quilts for the World Show
Posted: Nov 19, 2013
Mark your calendars for the 2014 Promotion Dinner. This is an annual fundraiser to cover operating costs for the relief sale so that everything raised at the sale can be forwarded to MCC. We are pleased to announce that Eileen Henderson will be the guest speaker at this year's Annual Promotional Dinner. Eileen is the Restorative Justice Coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee Ontario.... Read More


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