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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 …

Mindful Munchin’

Our friends in the Winnipeg area are very fortunate because The Very Reverend Stan McKay is coming to CCS to share his thoughts on, “What happens now?  Life after the Truth …

Field Placement Orientations

Throughout this month Ted and Ann will be traveling to various sites across Canada doing “field placement orientation” with students in the Educational Ministry year and their Learning Facilitators, Diaconal …

Living in the midst of dying

The next CCS Tapestry newsletter will be about “Life and Death”.  We are grateful that so many people are willing to share their experiences and ideas.  We are hoping to have an article …

Companion of the Centre

“Companion of the Centre” is an honour we bestow on people who have made significant contributions to diaconal ministry and/or the Centre for Christian Studies.   We are looking for nominations, so if …

Calgary LDM wraps up

The two-week Leadership Development Module held in Calgary finished up on Saturday.

How’s your summer going?

The idea of including discussion questions on the blog is to draw on the experience of our wider community.  Maybe we’ll ask something like, “How do keep from getting burned …

The Video

We had a lot of fun earlier this year putting together a promotional video to be shown at various Conference annual meetings.

Leadership Development Module – August 2010

The second LDM of the year is currently underway in Calgary.  Ted Dodd is leading a group of 16 who are meeting at Parkdale United Church from August 8 to …