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LDM Testimonial #3

The third in our series of testimonials about why the Leadership Development Module might be for you: Alice Watson is an Educational Ministry Year student at CCS who attended the …

Principal Megan McKenzie resigns

It is with sadness that the council met on December 15th and accepted the resignation of Principal Megan McKenzie.   The resignation is effective September 11, 2011 when Megan’s parental leave …

Cookies and Carols

There’s something about the smell of warm apple cider that makes a room feel Christmas-y.  That and a bunch of friendly people singing carols and hymns, everything from to “It …

Christmas Wedding Cake

This story was passed  on to us by one of our students, Kimiko Karpoff.  It is a re-write of one of her grandmother’s memories from her time in Oyen, Alberta in …

Advent Candle Prayers

Here are some advent candle prayers I wrote a number of years ago. They won’t be much use for this year but maybe some other time. Advent 1 – Hope …

2011 Companion of the Centre announced.

The recipient of the 2011 “Companion of the Centre” award will be Mary Ellen Moore.  The award will be presented at CCS’s Annual Service of Celebration on April 3, 2011. …

“It Gets Better”

Patrick Woodbeck from Rainbow Ministries will be speaking at CCS’s “Mindful Munchin’” event on January 21 2011.  He will be discussing the “It Gets Better” campaign, and the role of the United …

Another LDM testimonial

Joan Kennedy attended the Leadership Development Module in 2010, and is headed toward a ministry of Word, Sacrament, and Pastoral Care. I consider myself fortunate to have had the opportunity …

We Are All Treaty People!

Come and learn more about: the spirit and the intent of the treaties the historic and contemporary issues implications for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal People Speaker: Jeff Harris from the Treaty …

Website Update

The Centre for Christian Studies website ( www.ccsonline.ca ) is being updated this weekend.  For a few hours you won’t be able to access it, but once it comes back …

News from Toronto

Charlotte Caron recently had time in Toronto where she was able to meet with CCS grads, volunteers and supporters. Two highlights were a visit to Belmont Place and a gathering …

It’s not too early to think about the Leadership Development Module

We already have two people signed up and it’s only November!  Contact info@ccsonline.ca for more info. MINISTRY PERSONNEL: Looking for meaningful continuing education?  Taking a sabbatical?  Searching for renewal in …

Cookies and Carols

CCS is opening its doors to folks who will be in and around Winnipeg on December 15th to join us for our annual “Cookies and Carols” celebration.   This event will …

Annual Fundraising Campaign

First of all, let me share some statistics with you… Last year CCS had 33 full-time equivalent students training for diaconal ministry. It costs CCS $15,163.97/year to educate each student. A …

Tell us what you are doing

CCS is getting a new database sometime fairly soon.  And one of the things we’ve realized is that we don’t know what some of our graduates are currently up to.  …