Events

CCS Online Tea Party 2021

Online

Join us for an informal online reception to visit with new graduates, the 2021 Companion, staff, students, and friends of the Centre for Christian Studies. There will be a short time of introductions, followed by breakout rooms for conversation. It might be a little chaotic at times, but it will be friendly and fun. Please …

Grief and Loss 2021

Online

An intensive pastoral care learning circle, offered online this year. More info...

CCS Friday – How It Ends

Online

REGISTER Join us for a reading from and discussion of "How It Ends" by playwright Debbie Patterson. "How It Ends" is an immersive, interactive dance/theatre piece, produced in Winnipeg in 2019. It explores end-of-life issues, seen through the lens of disability. Playwright Debbie Patterson uses her lived experience of a progressive, debilitating, incurable illness to provide a new …

Learning on Purpose 2021

Online

An intensive 2-week leadership development circle, offered online this year. More info...

Culture and Identity 2021

Online

An education and worship learning circle exploring race and culture, interfaith and ecumenical connections, and intersectionality. More info...

CCS Friday – Indigenous Autonomy and Theological Education

Online

Join us 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

Right Relations 2021

A social justice learning circle on the relationship of indigenous and settler people in Canada, treaty as covenant, truth and reconciliation, indigenous spiritualities, land, and the theology of mission.

CCS Friday – Unanswered Questions about 9/11

Online

Join us for an online discussion of "Unanswered Questions", Ray McGinnis' recent book (and accompanying study guide for churches) 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.

Farewell to Michelle Owens

Online

Join us online to say farewell to principal Michelle Owens as she leaves the Centre for Christian Studies to return to congregational ministry in Ontario.

Spiritual Practice 2022

Online

An online Spiritual Care learning circle on the history and diversity of Christian spiritual practices, private devotion and communal spirituality, discipleship, companioning.

$800

CCS Friday – Painting Canadian Lives: Art and Education

Online

Join us on Friday, February 11, for an online discussion of learning from art and learning through art, and the process of telling historical stories in a contemporary way with artist Kellen Hatanaka.

CCS Annual General Meeting 2022

Online

Join us for our AGM. Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 6pm Central Time via Zoom. Please register so we know who to expect. Documents (click to view or download) AGM 2022 Agenda 2021 Annual Report 2021 Year Book 2021 AGM Minutes 2021 Audited Financial Statements 2022 Nominations Table for AGM

Relationships 2022

Woodsworth House 60 Maryland Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

An intensive Spiritual Care learning circle on intimate and familial relationships, sexuality and gender, family systems, weddings, covenants, relationship break-ups, and the role of minister as support.

$800

Power and Privilege 2022

Woodsworth House 60 Maryland Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

An intensive Social Justice learning circle on social location, individual and systemic power, social analysis, and the role of the prophet.

$800

Profiles in Prophetic Diakonia

Online

Join us for an online conversation about diaconal heroes and the role of the diaconate in social justice. CCS students in their final year of studies in the Diaconal Ministries program will share profiles of diaconal heroes, living and dead. In the second hour of the session, we'll have conversation with this year's Companion of …

Annual Service of Celebration 2022

Online

Join us for an online worship service as we celebrate our 2022 graduates of the Centre for Christian Studies and honour this year’s Companion of the Centre, Aileen Urquhart. The service will take place Sunday, April 3rd at 3pm Central Daylight Time, with a time for informal visiting to follow. Please click to register and receive …

CCS Online Open House

Online

Saturday, April 30, 2-3:30 pm (Central Daylight Time) Join us live on Zoom to get to know the Centre for Christian Studies community.  It’s a chance to meet current program staff and students, learn about our programs, bursaries, and registration process, ask questions and meet new friends.  Whether you're considering the diaconate, diaconal ministry, or …