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No single stories: An RJC graduate’s work to create a more welcoming church

No single stories: An RJC graduate’s work to create a more welcoming church

In her popular TED talk, The danger of a single story the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie says that when you talk about a group of people as only one thing, over and over, that is what they become to you. When we have only one narrative we create stereotypes, which are not necessarily untrue but they are incomplete. That was RJC graduate Gabby Martin’s (2015) experience as a Mennonite.

RJC exceeds fundraising goal at Homecoming 2020

On Sunday, September 25 RJC hosted the first virtual Homecoming event: This Hour has 115 Years! The event saw engagement from alumni and friends from across Canada, US, and the world, with over 50+ alumni represented throughout the show. The event had a fundraising...

RJC seeking alumni participation in Homecoming choir

On October 25, 2020 RJC will be celebrating our annual Homecoming event! This year our event will be completely online and we look forward to sharing event details with you soon. We are looking for RJC alumni to participate in our virtual choir performances. This is a...

2020 Valedictory Address – Ian Loeppky

2020 Valedictory Address – Ian Loeppky

Greetings everyone!  My name is Ian Loeppky, a local graduate, and Valedictorian of the RJC class of 2020. I have grown up in Rosthern with this community, my family and my friend group my entire life. Although formerly being a part of a church group and having a...

Community: what RJC & pharmacy have in common

Community: what RJC & pharmacy have in common

From the outside, there isn’t much in
common between being a hospital
pharmacist and being a student at RJC. But for Aleta (Martens ’09) Schellenberg, there’s at least one similarity: community.

Bridging the urban-rural divide one field at a time

Bridging the urban-rural divide one field at a time

Many people who live in a city don’t know much about where their food comes from. By participating in Grow Hope, Nathan Janzen (RJC 1991) is doing his part to change that. The program of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and Mennonite Central Committee brings together...

COVID-19 Update: May 14

RJC High School has set Tuesday, September 8 as the first day of classes for the 2020/2021 school year, and is now accepting applications for both the school and the dormitories. Every effort is being made to comply with safety concerns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, including a decision to house only one student per room in the dorms for the coming school year.

RJC celebrates the success of Virtual Choirs & Cakes

On Sunday, April 26, 7:00pm RJC held their first virtual fundraiser: Virtual Choirs & Cakes. This event included a 40 min video of RJC music groups, reflections from students, alumni & community members, and an online auction of cakes and other food items. All held on the RJC website.