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Mardi Tindal visits the Learning Circle

Mardi Tindal, Moderator of the United Church, dropped by the Educational Ministry Year Learning Circle today on her way through Winnipeg.  She brought greetings from the United Church of Canada …

Thanksgiving for Revelation

Thanksgiving for Revelation Creator God genesis of the universe in midnight northern lights in the brooks and birds in meadow=s hush in rainbow colour You come moving over the face …

Litany from Educational Ministry Year Learning Circle

Litany for Christian Education Friday morning, Week One Introduction to Educational Ministry   Fiery, cloudy pillar, you guide our lives. As learners and leaders, may we remember our story of …

Ed Year Fall Learning Circle

The Fall Learning Circle of the Educational Ministry Year at CCS started today.  Twenty students from across Canada are gathered at Woodsworth House for the next two weeks to explore …

Location Change – Stan McKay

Please note, the location of the lunchhour Mindful Munchin’ talk with Stan McKay on Wednesday, October 13th has been changed to Westminster United Church because of the number of people …

Fall Tapestry – Life and Death

The latest edition of Tapestry, CCS’s newsletter, is out.  This edition is on the theme of “Life and Death”.  Check it out.

Prayers for Wednesday, October 6

From staff worship: Oh most blessed light, fill the innermost hearts of your faithful. Without your power, nothing in in humans, nothing innocent. Clean what is dirty, water what is …

IY wraps up / Melanie’s last day

The fall Integrating Year Learning Circle wrapped up today.  The students brought in Indian food from Charisma for lunch to share with the staff, in honour of Melanie Borondia’s last …

Events with Friends of CCS

There are 2 upcoming events – not CCS events, but led by friends of CCS. Carolyn McDade, who was named as a Companion of the Centre in 2002, will be …

Integrating Year Fall Learning Circle

Deb, Kimiko, Mary, Vicky, and Mary Elizabeth are halfway through their fall Integrating Year Learning Circle.  Reports are that it is going well.

Truth & Reconciliation: Where Do We Go From Here?

Stan McKay will be the guest for CCS’s “Mindful Munchin’” lunchtime discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 13. The Very Reverend Dr. Stan McKay was the United Church of Canada’s first Aboriginal …

Prayer for September 15

In the midst of routine and rest of sabbath and sunsets of travel and time off of contemplation and calm In the complex mix of our days of agendas and …

A New CCS Baby

After exactly nine months of morning (and afternoon, and evening) sickness, baby Ridd was born on August 26th, 2010 at 4:13a.m. Although his full name is Peter Ridd McKenzie, he …

Annual Campaign

The Annual Campaign will be launched immediately with a new planned giving program called the Songs of Life legacy book.  This offers participants an opportunity to leave both a financial …

Fall Learning Circles

Beginning September 22nd CCS will have five students in Winnipeg preparing for their “Integrating Year”. The Integrating Year is a time when students have the opportunity to incorporate their learning’s …