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Family’s faith stands on twin foundations

When Bernie and Shirley Karstad were considering marriage, they had an added twist to consider. While both were dedicated, devoted and active church members, the catch was that they belonged to different churches. Neither had any interest in switching to another church tradition. Adding further complication, each was bringing children from a previous marriage into
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Posted: September 26, 1998 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6035
Categories: NewsIn this article: interchurch families, marriage, Saskatoon
Transmis : 26 septembre 1998 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6035
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SONday citywide millennial celebration

What will you be doing on Jan. 2, 2000 — the first Sunday of the new millennium? Church leaders in Saskatoon hope you’ll be among the many thousands expected at SaskPlace to attend SONday 2000, a “city-wide day of celebration of Our Saviour and Lord, Jesus Christ.” The 15-member task force organizing the event explains
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Posted: December 4, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6181
Categories: NewsIn this article: events, millenium, Saskatoon
Transmis : 4 décembre 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6181
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : events, millenium, Saskatoon

Lectures open windows to Eastern Christianity

Windows To The East, an annual public lecture series on Eastern Christianity, will take place Thursday and Friday at St. Thomas More College. Dr. Myroslaw Tataryn, associate professor of religious studies at University of Saskatchewan, is one of the organizers. As he explains, Windows To The East is part of an on-going lecture series that
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Posted: January 29, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6029
Categories: NewsIn this article: dialogue, Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholic
Transmis : 29 janvier 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6029
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : dialogue, Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholic

Good neighbours: now they’ve put it in writing

Good neighbours: McClure United and Holy Spirit congregations have always been close; now they’ve put it in writing If Covenant 2000 were a play, Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church and McClure United Church would be well into the second act. The two churches recently signed a formal ecumenical covenant, committing themselves to breaking down barriers
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Posted: February 26, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6037
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Christian unity, covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 26 février 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6037
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Christian unity, covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon, United Church of Canada

Festival fosters understanding

Sunday’s 17th annual Festival of Faith is particularly significant this year, according to Dr. Ivan Wilson, one of the organizers. Given the strong feelings aroused by the attacks on America, Wilson believes the Festival is especially important. “We need to understand one another and celebrate our religious diversity,” he says. “The Festival of Faith gives
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Posted: November 3, 2001 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6106
Categories: NewsIn this article: Festival of Faith, interfaith, Saskatoon
Transmis : 3 novembre 2001 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6106
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Ecumenism at work

Ecumenism at work: Nutana Park churches put theological concept into practice It started with one couple who wanted to practise grassroots ecumenism; today it is a grouping of nine churches of different denominations actively sharing worship experiences and learning what elements of the Christian faith they have in common. The group is the Nutana Park
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Posted: November 17, 2001 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6075
Categories: NewsIn this article: covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon
Transmis : 17 novembre 2001 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6075
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Catholic woman finds way to use gift of preaching

What do you do when you’ve been given the gift of preaching and you’re a Catholic woman? Marie-Louise Ternier-Gommers faced that dilemma. Ironically, she discovered her gift for preaching at the Lutheran Theological Seminary (LTS) where she enrolled in 1990 with the intention of taking a class or two to better equip her for the
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Posted: October 19, 2002 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6104
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, preaching, women
Transmis : 19 octobre 2002 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6104
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Same God, only different names: Minister welcomes cultural challenge

Rev. Seung Kim’s faith journey has been circuitous. It began in his homeland of Korea, and two years ago, brought him to Saskatoon, where he is pastor of Calvin-Goforth Presbyterian Church on Sommerfeld Avenue. Kim was brought up in the Presbyterian church in Korea. “My grandfather was a Presbyterian minister. He was the first Christian
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Posted: May 31, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6117
Categories: NewsIn this article: Presbyterian Church in Canada, Saskatoon
Transmis : 31 mai 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6117
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Sister Kay finds freedom in faith

Sister Katherine MacDonald, or Sister Kay, sees herself as moving gently into retirement, no small feat for a woman whose 70-plus years of Christian service and achievement could fill a book. MacDonald was born and educated in Saskatoon. She earned a B.Ed. and a BA in History and English at the U of S, and
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Posted: October 2, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6123
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, interfaith, Saskatoon
Transmis : 2 octobre 2004 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6123
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Centre for Ecumenism draws on new resources

The Prairie Centre for Ecumenism has much to celebrate: new premises, a new director, and 20 years of bringing people of faith together. Board member Rev. Hugh Farmer says the location change has been in the works for a while, but the actual move from Second Avenue began in May. PCE‘s new home is the
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Posted: October 30, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6019
Categories: NewsIn this article: Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, Saskatoon
Transmis : 30 octobre 2004 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6019
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