Archive for tag: Saskatoon

Archive pour tag : Saskatoon

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Restorative Justice workshop

The annual Restorative Justice Week will be marked in Saskatoon by a workshop at Mount Royal Mennonite Church, Avenue O & 29th Street on November 15 at 1 p.m. Theme: “Creative Partnerships – Collaborative Action: Working Together for Restorative Justice.” The afternoon workshop will include a shared supper. Registration is $15.
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Posted: November 15, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=278 In this article: events, restorative justice, Saskatoon, workshop Transmis : 15 novembre 2006 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=278 Dans cet article : events, restorative justice, Saskatoon, workshop


Making Peace in the Household of God — SEI 2007

Conflict is not necessarily a bad thing. Yet in the churches there is a fear of conflict, and a tendency to go for peace at any price, sweeping conflict under the carpet until it cannot be contained. The 2007 Summer Ecumenical Institute aims to help church people build a vision of how conflict can become a force for good in our communities, and to equip participants with the basic skills they need to become active peace-builders in their own settings.

The Summer Ecumenical Institute (SEI) — scheduled for June 26 to 29 in Saskatoon — is sponsored by the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism.
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Posted: January 7, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=283
Categories: ConferencesIn this article: 2007, Christian unity, conflict, events, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, resolution, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute
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Catégorie : ConferencesDans cet article : 2007, Christian unity, conflict, events, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, resolution, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute


Week of Prayer aimed at drawing people together

The International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and Reconciliation, an annual event in Saskatoon since 1987, draws its theme Jan. 21-28 from Mark 7:37: “He even makes the deaf to hear and the mute to speak.” It is a theme that resonates with Rev. Jan Bigland-Pritchard, director of the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism which
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Posted: January 13, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6053
Categories: NewsIn this article: Saskatoon, WPCU
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Saskatoon, WPCU


A priest’s ministry of reconciliation

Rev. Bernard de Margerie was a young priest, newly ordained, when Pope John XXIII put out a call for Vatican II in 1959. “Pope John was supposed to be a caretaker pope,” de Margerie recalls. “Nobody expected him to do anything remarkable.” In fact, Pope John called a general council of the Roman Catholic Church
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Posted: January 24, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6070
Categories: NewsIn this article: Bernard de Margerie, ecumenism, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Bernard de Margerie, ecumenism, Saskatoon


Fourth annual ecumenical ScriptureFest

Once again, Scripturefest will be held at Queen’s House, Saskatoon. Theme: “The bread that we break – the cup that we bless: Scriptural perspectives on the Lord’s Table.” Keynote speaker will be Christian Eberhart, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Cost: $35 (with lunch).
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Posted: January 27, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=286 In this article: education, Saskatoon, Scripture Transmis : 27 janvier 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=286 Dans cet article : education, Saskatoon, Scripture


In memoriam: Bishop Douglas Ford

Bishop Douglas Albert Ford, who stressed ecumenism as diocesan bishop of Saskatoon, died Jan. 23 at the age of 89. Read the complete Anglican Journal obituary of Bishop Douglas Ford at www.anglicanjournal.com/nc/100/article/bishop-ford-championed-ecumenism/.
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Posted: January 29, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=290
Categories: Anglican Journal, MemorialsIn this article: Anglican, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : Anglican Journal, MemorialsDans cet article : Anglican, Saskatoon


Lenten study & reflection in 2007

Each year during Lent, churches across Saskatoon encourage study and reflection on a variety of Christian topics. This year, we have the following programmes to announce. Some have already begun, but you can join in at any time.

Ecumenical Lenten Worship. The churches of the Nutana Park Ecumenical Committee are again hosting their annual Lenten worship series. The services are held Wednesday mornings at 7:30 a.m. at Calvin Goforth Presbyterian Church, 3rd Street at Sommerfeld. The services are planned and led by the various churches of the neighbourhood.

Reconsidering Jesus. This series of 5 talks will be held at Knox United Church, Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. beginning on February 28. The program seeks to further ongoing discussion throughout the church of the relevance and meaning of Jesus in his person and works. The talks will be led by various leaders in Saskatoon’s faith community. For further details, call Knox Church at 306-244-0159.

Searching the Scriptures. This is a series of 5 talks held at St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, 2101 Lansdowne Avenue, Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. starting February 28. The free program will study the weekly lectionary readings with Dr. Mary Ann Beavis, a biblical scholar and professor of religious studies at St. Thomas More College. Dr. Beavis will introduce participants to historical as well as traditional Jewish and Christian methods of interpretation.
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Posted: February 24, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=295 In this article: prayer, Saskatoon, study Transmis : 24 février 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=295 Dans cet article : prayer, Saskatoon, study


Mary & the Eucharist — an ecumenical presentation

An ecumenical panel will give a presentation on Sunday, February 25th on the topics of “The role of Mary in the Church” and the “Understanding of the Eucharist.” The controversial issues have been the subject of extensive ecumenical dialogue over the past 40 years. The Keynote speakers are the Rev. Canon Colin Clay (Anglican), Marie-Louise Ternier-Gommers (Roman Catholic), and Bishop Allan Grundahl (Lutheran). The panel will present at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, 2007 at St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Parish, at the corner of Taylor Avenue and Munroe Street. This event is sponsored by St. Philip Neri Parish, St. Timothy Anglican Church, and Redeemer Lutheran Church.
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Posted: February 25, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=296
Categories: DialogueIn this article: events, Saskatoon, workshop
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Nuclear Power is Not the Answer to Climate Change

The Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Dr. Helen Caldicott, MD, will speak in Saskatoon on Wednesday, March 7th at 7:30 p.m. at Third Avenue United Church. Her lecture is entitled “Nuclear Power is Not the Answer to Climate Change.” For further information, contact Marion at 306-373-0309; Inter-Church Uranium Committee: www.icucec.org; or email cleangreensask [at] yahoo [dot] ca.
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Posted: March 7, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=302 In this article: environment, events, nuclear industry, Saskatoon Transmis : 7 mars 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=302 Dans cet article : environment, events, nuclear industry, Saskatoon


Solidarity and Justice Coffeehouse

The St. Thomas More Just Youth group is hosting a Solidarity and Justice Coffeehouse on Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in the STM Cafeteria (1437 College Drive). The cost is $5.00 per person and all proceeds will go to Development and Peace. Come enjoy this wonderful evening of world music and entertainment!

The coffeehouse is sponsored by Just Youth along with the Newman Centre, St. Thomas More College and the University of Saskatchewan Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Services Office. Just Youth is a student-led Development and Peace group. It organizes education campaigns and activities on campus, and encourages students to become involved in local justice initiatives.
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Posted: March 23, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=305
Categories: NewsIn this article: development, environment, justice, peace, Saskatoon, STM
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : development, environment, justice, peace, Saskatoon, STM


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