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MCS Bookstore a great place to find Christmas gifts!

Come visit us at the Aylmer Resource Centre, 16 Talbot St. E, Aylmer, ON!

Find resources in English, Plautdietsch (Low German), Spanish, and German. Come check out our bibles, storybooks, recipe books, dictionaries, children’s books, colouring books, fiction, non fiction, music CDs, DVDs, and more!

Looking for a special gift? Order a year’s subscription to Die Mennonitische Post, an international Mennonite newspaper printed in the German language. Perfect Christmas gift for Grandma and Grandpa, Aunts and Uncles, Mom and Dad, or yourself!

MCS Aylmer Thrift Store has moved!

Please note, the opening of our Thrift Store in its new location has been postponed to Thursday, November 28.

Our apologies for any inconvenience. We need a bit more time to get things ready and open our doors to a better shopping experience for the whole community!

Our 20 Talbot St. E location is now closed. Donations will continue to be received at 300 Talbot St. W.

Looking forward to seeing you in the new store location on the 28th!

Learn more about our thrift store.

Job of the Week – Sept 3, 2019

Willsie Construction is looking for some reliable workers. See details in job posting below.

Contact MCS Employment Services at 519-765-2082, 25 Centre St., Aylmer, ON, or e-mail [email protected] for assistance with your resume and job search, or to submit a job posting.

The $200 Challenge

Do you accept the challenge?

MCS is growing, and our Thrift Store is expanding! You can get involved by taking on this special challenge.

What is the $200 challenge? By September 12, 2019, we hope to have reached 1,000 people to donate $200 each to the MCS Capital Campaign!

Your $200 will go towards bigger facilities for the Aylmer Thrift Store and Mennonite Community Services. Your donation will help create better and fully accessible shopping at the Thrift Store for all! Your donation will also help grow our community programs.

Every step gets us closer to our goal! If $200 is not possible for you, please know that every little bit helps. Any donation is appreciated! Please help us spread the word. Donations are tax receiptable. There are several ways you can make a donation:

 -in person or by mail at Mennonite Community Services, 16 Talbot St. E., Aylmer, ON, N5H 1H4
 -call in with your credit card number to Mennonite Community Services, 519-765-3020
 -online via Canada Helps https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/mennonite-community-services-of-southern-ontario/campaign/new-building/
 -at Aylmer Kindred Credit Union. Deposit into the MCS Building account.

Once you’ve accepted the challenge, share on Facebook and challenge your friends and family! Help us spread the word.

For more details about MCS and the work of MCS in our community, please visit our website, www.mcson.org, or call 519-765-3020.

Job of the Week – Aug 7, 2019

Farmers are in full swing and they need you! VanWychen Farms is looking for a reliable, hard working individual to help them out on the farm. Check out the posting or contact MCS Employment Services at 519-765-2082, 25 Centre St., Aylmer, ON, for more details.

Canadian Citizenship Workshop – August 14, 2019

A FREE workshop will be offered on August 14 at 2:30pm, for Permanent Residents to find out more about the process of becoming a Canadian Citizen. There will be doorprizes!

Hosted by MCS Settlement Services at 16 Talbot St. E, Aylmer ON. Call 519.765.3020 to reserve your spot. Low German translation will be available.

Free 4-Day Customer Service and Cashier Training Course

Looking for skills training that will help you get the job?

Sign up for this FREE 4-day course: Customer Service and Cashier Training, offered July 22-25, 9am-2:30pm.

Contact our Employment Services staff at 519.765.2082 or e-mail [email protected] to sign up or find out more information.

MCS Charity Auction & Food Fest – Saturday, June 22, 2019

Stop in between 6:00pm – 9:00pm for Burgers tonight (Friday, June 21) and a sneak peek at the items for Auction tomorrow!

Don’t forget to use the Elk Street entrance as everything else is blocked off due to construction.

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MCS can only help the community with your help.

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