Winnipeg Presbytery Minister
2 Days 18 Films
Global Justice Film Festival
November 4 & 5
Everyone is invited to the Global Justice Film Festival, featuring films from the Travelling World Community Film Festival, on Friday, November 4 (7:00-9:00 p.m.) and Saturday, November 5 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.). For tickets and the full festival lineup, visit their website
>> Global Justice Film Festival
Education and Hope: The Return to Syria
Thank you to the faithful and generous people of the United Church, who have donated over $8 million locally to help sponsor over 900 Syrian refugees for resettlement in Canada. In addition to refugee sponsorship, United Church people have also donated $1.02 million to our Syria Refugee Appeal in response to the crisis in the Middle East. Your generous gifts continue to help United Church partners on the ground respond to the needs of displaced Syrians. Read more . . .
Toronto Conference Delivers Moderator’s Call for Justice in South Korea
The courageous faith of Korean Christians seeking peace with justice deepens our church’s understanding of justice-seeking. In this case, a letter from Moderator Jordan Cantwell amplifies the efforts of Mission & Service partner The Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK) to bring about a just resolution to the Lee Seok-ki case. Read more . . .
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Fellowship of the Least Coin Ingathering Service
The Women’s Inter-Church Council of Winnipeg invites you to the Fellowship of the Least Coin Ingathering Service on Wednesday, November 16 at Portage Avenue Church, 1420 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg. Registration – 12:30 p.m.; Service - 1:00 p.m.; Preparation for World Day of Prayer (2017) – 2:15 p.m. Theme: “Let Justice and Peace Embrace” with Lesley Hughes (Journalist). Refreshments provided. Everyone is welcome.
More Than Friends
Marriage Preparation Video Series from The Maritime Conference
The Maritime Conference has produced an innovative and inclusive Marriage Preparation video series, with funding support from Truro Presbytery and from Seeds of Hope.
More Than Friends is a flexible, affordable, web-based marriage preparation resource designed to be adaptable to the diverse situation of couples and communities of faith. This resource offers five downloadable videos and couple worksheets: Marriage is Daily, Communication and Family of Origin, Sexuality, Money and Meaning, and Spirituality. Please view the introductory video at www.morethanfriends.live.
>> October/November 2016 Edition
Centre for Christian Studies
>> October 26, 2016 Edition
LITE’S 20th Annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
Local Investment Toward Employment (LITE) invites you to its 20th Annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, Friday, November 25 at the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The Breakfast raises funds for LITE's Alternative Christmas Hamper Campaign. Your $20 ticket purchase also supports its 5 event day catering partners: Spence Neighbourhood Association, Wolseley Family Place, Neechi Foods Co-op, Andrews Street Family Centre and Native Women's Transition Centre. For more information, please go to their website >> LITE