Category: News

Meet the 2021 Graduates

Congratulations to graduates Alana Martin, Bri-anne Swan, Karlene Kimber, and Rebecca Pike and to Companion Anne Manikel! Leave a comment and join in the celebrations.

AGM March 25, 2021

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting this Thursday at 6pm Central Time. Visit the AGM event page for documents and to register for the zoom link.

“We Are Racialized Because We Are Women”

Ha Na Park shares her recent reflections on racism, particularly naming anti-Asian racism, and the experience of women.

The Silversmith and the Spiral

Robin McGauley is donating 15% from the sale of her beautiful spiral-patterned jewelry to CCS.

Bruce Jackson and the “Keepers of the Water”

Kristie Pilling talks with Bruce Jackson about environmental justice and the personhood of rivers.

VIDEO – CCS Friday: The Pandemic of Racism

On Friday, March 12, 2021 the Centre for Christian Studies hosted an online discussion with Kim Uyede-Kai on the ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic exposes long-standing racial divisions and systemic injustices.

Save the Dates – Celebrations 2021

There will be three online events in April recognizing our 2021 grads and Companion of the Centre.

Learning on Purpose 2021 will be Online!

This year you can take Learning on Purpose from wherever you are! August 16 – 27, 2021

Spring 2021 Continuing Studies Opportunities

Tired of making sourdough bread? Given up on learning the ukulele? Watched everything on Netflix?

Who Gets To Be A “Rev”?

CCS Principal Michelle Owens explores the question of whether deacons and diaconal ministers should call themselves (or let others call them) “Reverend.”

Practically Prophetic

The first two webinars in this series coming out of Living Skies will focus on Grief, Anxiety, and Depression.

Images from Worship 2021

The Worship learning circle ended last week. Five students (and three program staff) gathered online twice a week for six weeks to explore the theology and practice of worship.

Remembering Sue Taylor

Companion of the Centre Sue Taylor passed away last week at Bethell Hospice in Caledon, Ontario, just shy of her 84th birthday. Dorothy Naylor (another Companion of the Centre) recalled the excellent community chaplaincy that Sue did in Ottawa. “She is a great example of what diaconal ministry is about,” said Dorothy. According to her …

VIDEO – CCS Friday: Holding a Virtual AGM

Tips and advice for churches who are trying to figure out how to do their AGM online.

Queer Resistance and Religious Alliance

CCS student Hyerim Park and her mentor Ha Na Park attended the International Conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Queer Theology