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So, . . . it’s that time of the year again, . . . time for Lenten planning. Join Rev. Stewart Walker and others for a time of reflection and discussion of the Lent and Easter lectionary readings and how we might frame the Easter message in this particular time we are all living through. As is usual for this recurring Lenten event, we will look at the scriptures but we will also share how we do/did Lent, Holy Week and Easter in a time of uncertainty. The Manitou Intentional Learning Community...

Join an online conversation with Natalie Wigg-Stevenson on her new book "Transgressive Devotion: Theology as Performance Art." Natalie teaches theology at Emmanuel College. In Transgressive Devotion she argues that theology done as performance art stops trying to describe who God is, and starts trying to make God appear. CCS Fridays are hosted by the Centre for Christian Studies, to help us all respond faithfully to emerging issues in local contexts. These are in the form of workshops and are...

A three-part journey exploring the Christmas story through different lenses Please join us to hear 2SLGBTQ+ and Black voices share the Christmas story and then reflect on how what we have heard is relevant and important to us as people and communities of faith. Session 1: Hearing 2SLGBTQ+ Voices Wednesday, December 1st 6:30 to 8:30 via Zoom Guests: Aiden Legault, M.Div. student, Emmanuel College, Toronto Rev. June Joplin, Associate Pastor, Metropolitan Community Church, Toronto Peter Haddow,...

The next CCS Friday will be an online discussion of Ray McGinnis' recent book, Unanswered Question about 9/11 (with a study guide for churches). Join in as Ray, guest, author, and CCS grad, shares what he learned about the families of those killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre on Sept. 11, 2001, and their attempts to get answers from their government. CCS Fridays are Online conversations once a month to help us all to respond faithfully to emerging issues in local contexts....

Join the Centre for Christian Studies for an online discussion of Indigenous testamur and a vision of decolonized theological training for the Indigenous church that honours Indigenous self-determination. Our special guest will be Adrian Jacobs, Keeper of the Circle at the Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre CCS Fridays are online conversations to help us all to respond faithfully to emerging issues in local contexts. These workshops are open to anyone who might be interested. Each session will...