March 2015

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PARISH NEWS ROUND UP St. George's, Crescentwood

In recognition of their new incumbent and a new era of ministry among them, St. George’s is hosting a celebration of new ministry on March 8 at 3:00 p.m. Simon Blaikie began his position at the parish on February 2. All are welcome at the service.

St. John's College

Bible and Breakfast will continue on March 14 at 9:00 a.m., with priest and University of Winnipeg professor, Jane Barter Moulaison. Jane’s topic is “Romans and the Philosophers.” Please RSVP to For more information, visit St. John’s welcomes Bishop Linda Nichols from the Diocese of Toronto for the spring Laurie Wilmot Lectures from March 16-18. Bishop Linda will be speaking about “Difficult Conversations in the Anglican Church” on the Monday, “Difficult Conversations between Christian Traditions” on the Tuesday, and “Difficult Conversations between Faiths” on the Wednesday. For more information, visit

St. Stephen & St. Bede

All are welcomed to the Lenten Series, “Scriptures, Society, and Worship”, the first four Mondays in March at 7:00 p.m. Topics include, “A Guided Tour of the Bible” (Michael Wilson), “Who is my Neighbour?” (Charles Huband), “Can Christians Unite?” (Don McCarthy), and “Worship: A Journey with Buxtehude” (Lottie Enns-Braun). See the full schedule at

St. Paul's, Fort Garry

The personal preparedness workshop, “What if I Got Hit by a Bus,” is being offered at St. Paul’s on Saturday, March 14th, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information, visit

Chemin Neuf Community

The St. Charles Retreat Centre is hosting a seven day retreat based on the Ignition Exercises, April 24-May 1. For more information, visit

Kairos Sharing Circle

All are welcomed to a sharing circle around the theme of Aboriginal justice and reconciliation on March 22, 3:00-5:00 p.m. TRC Commissioner Jamie Wilson will speak about the Treaties and their meaning for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Church of England

The Church of England consecrated their first woman bishop on January 26. Earlier that month, another bold move was made by opening a position for an online priest in the Diocese of Lichfield. Interested in the news happening across the Communion? Get the latest updates at

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