CENTRE FOR CHRISTIAN STUDIES

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Donalda Jardine (1908-2011)

The oldest living graduate of the Centre for Christian Studies (United Church Training School at the time of her graduation) has died at the age of 103 years. Born in Centre …

Search Result “Fun”

Reflection by Charlotte: It is Monday morning. Coffee in hand, I opened the CCS website this morning to get a piece of information I needed. I was taken aback to …

Settler Treaty Card

* from Briarpatch Magazine

Groundhog’s Day Liturgy

From this morning’s staff worship at CCS: Hymn: All Creatures of Our God (Voices United #217) All creatures of our God, come sing, with hoof and scale and fur and …

Mindful Munchin’: The Arts and Hospitality

The guest speaker for February’s Mindful Munchin’ event will be United Church minister and artist barb janes.  She spent her recent sabbatical exploring ways that churches can offer hospitality to …

Patrick Woodbeck Podcast

Last Friday, Patrick Woodbeck of Winnipeg’s Rainbow Ministry, spoke to a group as part of CCS’s regular “Mindful Munchin’” lunchtime lecture series.  His topic was the “It Gets Better” campaign …

Job Posting

An advertisement for the position of Development and Community Relations Coordinator has just been put up on the CCS website, along with a job description.  If you know anyone who …

Where Do They Go From Here?

The Centre for Christian Studies is about preparing women and men for ministry.  You may be curious where students end up after they graduate.  In the last decade over seventy CCS …

Glenda leaving CCS

Glenda Knoll, CCS’s Community Resource Coordinator, is moving on.  She has taken a job with the Mosaic Newcomer Resource Network, working with new Canadians, especially women and children.  She will …

Mindful Munchin’: It Gets Better

This Friday, January 21st, Patrick Woodbeck from Rainbow Ministry will be at CCS on January 21st as part of our Mindful Munchin’ series.  His topic is the “It Gets Better” …

When I Called, You Answered Me…

Psalm 138:3 Our goal for raising funds this year was $200,000. We reached our goal and to those of you who made a contribution, we thank you for your generous …

Food for Thought

Today after our staff meeting we all sat down to enjoy a lunch provided by an anonymous donor. This has happened a number of times before around the Christmas season …

Christmas Silliness

Some Christmas silliness, and on a more sincere note: God grant you the light in Christmas which is faith; the warmth of Christmas, which is love; the radiance of Christmas, …

Charlotte visits Alberta

In early December Charlotte spent the week in Alberta.  The Deans and Principals of United Church related schools held their annual meeting with United Church Staff in Edmonton, hosted by …

Update on our Annual Campaign

Glenda has been updating you on a regular basis about the fall financial campaign.  But today we make an official announcement about a very generous donor who gave a large gift …