Ecumenical contacts workshop: God in Your grace, Transform the World

 — Apr. 22, 200622 avril 2006

A workshop for ecumenical contacts and leaders entitled “God in Your grace, Transform the World: An eyewitness report from the 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches” will be held April 22 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Saskatoon. Organized and sponsored by the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, this is an annual spring workshop, and is open to all who are interested in local congregational ecumenism.

Carmen Lansdowne, intern at the Marengo Pastoral Charge, United Church of Canada, and member of the World Council of Churches’ Central Committee. Carmen was a participant in the WCC‘s recent Assembly in Porto Alegré, Brazil, and will bring us ‘hot news’ from the Assembly and share her vision for the WCC’s future.

Nick Jesson, lecturer in religious studies at St Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan, and PhD student in ecumenical theology, Toronto School of Theology will provide an introduction to the WCC history, self-understanding, and ministries giving us a greater understanding of the WCC’s work and why it matters to local people committed to Christian unity and reconciliation.

The Rt. Rev. Rod Andrews, Anglican Bishop of Saskatoon, will give an opening message.

When: April 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration and coffee at 8:30 a.m.
Where: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 436 Spadina Cres. East, Saskatoon (at 20th St.)
Parking: Free parking lot available to south of church
Cost: Free of charge (A donation basket for the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism will be available)

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