CENTRE FOR CHRISTIAN STUDIES

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Donation to 1 Just City

Our celebration banquet is a chance for the CCS community to gather and honour our Companion and graduates. This year, instead, we are making a donation to 1 Just City.

Little Boxes

Little boxes, on the zoom screen
Little boxes made of pixels
Little boxes on the zoom screen, little boxes all the same

The Night Before Circle

Last minute circle preparations inspire versifying.

For Lazarus and Us

A prayer by Ted Dodd

A Little “Outdoor” Time

CCS student Lisa Leffler offers a year of nature to anyone who needs it.

“Please Come Home Now”

CCS student Lorrie Lowes was in Zambia when the pandemic concerns about travel ramped up.

A Virtual Camp

During these times of uncertainty due to Covid-19, CCS students Alana Martin (Minister to the GO Project) and Bri-anne Swan (Community Minister, Living Presence Ministry) are doing what they can to keep youth programming accessible for children across the country. The GO Project had been planning to host day camps for children and youth during …

Making the Call

When Ellen Baynton-Walker’s congregation had to decide how to respond to the pandemic, she turned to the CCS Spiral.

CCS Response to COVID-19

In response to the need to care for one another’s health and safety, we will be moving our our spring learning circles online.

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Care for the Hidden Ones

Last year CCS presented Rev. Canon Nancy Ford with the Companion of the Centre Award in recognition of her work as an agent of justice and compassion and for her commitment to the diaconate in the Anglican Church. As we prepare for next week’s Annual General Meeting, we thought we’d check in with Nancy about …

Annual Report 2019

Welcome to the Centre for Christian Studies’ 2019 Annual Report. Feel free to share it widely. You are invited to join us for the CCS Annual General Meeting on March 19, 2020.

First and Last

For John, this was his last theme learning circle. For Hyerim, it was her first.

Theologians Together in Cuba

Three students reflect on their study trips to Cuba.

Faithfully Ours

The United Church’s 2020 Lenten study, “Faithfully Yours”, includes reflections from three current CCS students.

Deb Kigar – at the Hub of Ministry

As “ChurchHub Specialist”, Deb creates space for the Spirit and support to the befuddled.