Category: News

November CCS Friday – Unanswered Questions about 9/11

Join us on Friday, November 5, for an online discussion of “Unanswered Questions“, Ray McGinnis’ recent book (and accompanying study guide for churches) about the families of those killed in …

Images from Culture and Identity 2021

From September 29 to October 6, twelve CCS students explored the nature of culture and identity.

Fall 2021 Tapestry Available

The Fall 2021 edition of the Centre for Christian Studies’ Tapestry newsletter has been sent to many of our friends and donors and is available online. This edition of Tapestry …

Engaging Anti-Racism

We are almost halfway into the “40 Days of Engagement on Anti-Racism”. The United Church of Canada has put out a variety of reflections, resources, and activities to deepen your …

What the Hill?

How many CCS alumni have summitted Mount Kilimanjaro?  You can read about one of them in What the Hill? A Memoir of Opportunities Taken.  This new book tells the life story of …

October CCS Friday – Indigenous Testamur

October 2021 CCS Friday features Keeper of the Sandy-Saulteaux Centre Adrian Jacobs discussing Indigenous testamur for ministry.

What is Church For?

In their fall learning circle, students in the Integration Year brainstormed their thoughts on the meaning of church.

Make Christ’s love known by word and example

Ministering by Word and Example, a course about being an Anglican deacon, returns this fall.

Reflections on UCC Admissions Orientation 2021

Last month (August 25-September 1) the Centre for Christian Studies offered a UCC Admissions Orientation learning circle specifically designed for ministers from other denominations who are entering ministry in the …

The Return of CCS Fridays – 2021

Our monthly online gathering for learning and conversation returns this October 1st.

“I am among you as one who serves.”: CCS Companion of the Centre

Nominations open! The Centre for Christian Studies “educates leaders for justice, compassion, and transformation.” Our core values include living a theology of justice; acting in faith, and living out of …

Images from Learning on Purpose 2021

“I feel like I found an important learning and teaching community; a place where I can explore my own thoughts and feelings about how I experience God in my life and the world.”

Michelle will be Leaving CCS

We are sharing the news that Principal Michelle Owens will be leaving the Centre for Christian Studies at the end of 2021. Michelle is returning to congregational ministry in Ontario, …

34 Students, 2 Circles, 10 Time Zones

The Centre for Christian Studies has two learning circles going on at the same time today, with 34 students coming from 10 different time zones!

CCS Vaccination Policy

To protect members of our community, prolonged in-person events such as Learning Circles and the Face-to-Face Council meeting will be limited to people who are fully vaccinated.