Non-Chapter Activities and Events

"The Case for Christ"
An atheist Harvard Law grad and legal court reporter sets out to prove there is no GOD. We invite you for a delightful movie evening featuring "The Case for Christ" (based of the worldwide best-selling book) on Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church followed by a short discussion.
Come, and find out what he found out.
Bring your family, we will have popcorn!
Address: 66-7th street NE, Calgary, AB T2E4B7 Ph.: 403-266-1458 for more information

500+ years ago an event occurred that changed the world. Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, and thereby set in motion the Protestant Reformation. Join us as we follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther in our 105-year old church and learn about his immense contribution to history.
- Experience life in medieval Germany
- Learn the story of how Martin Luther was kidnapped and disguised himself as a knight
- Discover faith, grace and Scripture by making crafts and singing songs
- Enjoy German treats
All age groups are welcome!
COST: Free
DATE: Saturday, October 13, 2018
TIME: 09:00 am to 12:00 pm (free lunch will be served at noon)
LOCATION: St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 66 - 7th Street N.E., Calgary
REGISTER: Please e-mail with number of participants and ages of children participating, or call 403.266.1458

Medicine Hat & District Genealogical Society Genealogical Conference
Medicine Hat & District Genealogical Society (MHDGS) is having their 40th Anniversary this year. To celebrate this special occasion,
we will be hosting a Genealogical Conference October 12-14th 2018 to be held in the Historic Medalta Potteries Heritage centre.
We anticipate 200 attendees from various parts of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
We are excited to have secured renowned speakers to participate in our conference; Gena Philibert Ortega of California,
a specialist in methodologies and Diahan Southard, of Florida, a specialist in DNA.
More information is on the poster here

RootsTech 2019
February 27-March 2, 2019
Register for RootsTech 2019 Today! Registration for RootsTech 2019 is now open! Take advantage of exclusive early bird pricing, and purchase your full conference pass for only $189! Regularly priced at $299, that's over $100 in savings! Can't attend the full conference? 1-day passes are only $99. Register today! Don't wait. Prices increase to $209 on October 12. Register here.

Tours to the German Colonies along the Volga River - 2019
Register before 1 October 2018 Save $100(discount will be applied to balance due. Deposit remains at $650)

To celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the first German colonies along the Volga River in Russia, Volga German Tours is offering four tours to the Volga German colonies in 2019!

Tour A: June 7-17
Colonies:* Anton, Balzer, Beideck, Donhof, Franzosen, Huck, Kutter, Messer, Moor, Norka, & Schilling

Tour B: June 12-22
Colonies:* Bangert, Dinkel, Dobrinka, Dreispitz, Jost, Holstein, Kraft, Kukkus, Laub, Lauwe, Shcherbakovka, Stahl am Tarlyk, Straub, & Warenburg

Tour C: August 2-12
Colonies:* Brabander, Dehler, Gobel, Herzog, Hildmann, Kamenka, Katharinenstadt, Leichtling, Louis, Mariental, Ober-Monjou, Pfeifer, Semenovka, & Wittmann

Tour D: August 7-17
Colonies:* Bauer, Dietel, Frank, Grimm, Hussenbach, Kautz, Kolb, Kratzke, Merkel, & Walter

*Consult with Dr. Mai about the possibility of adding additional colonies to any of the tours.
All tours are open to the public and will be led by Drs. Brent Mai and Mila Koretnikov.
Only 30 people will be taken on each tour.

Questions about the tours should be directed to Brent Mai at: or 971.322.8124
More information can be found here

2019 German Genealogy Conference
Conference will be held June 15-17, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
See Conference page to view our press release for additional details.

Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
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