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Shaarey Zedek Kids Have Fun on Shabbat, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., April 26, 9:30 a.m. Drop your child off so you are free to daven in the main sanctuary. We will have Shabbat friendly crafts, stories, toys, games and sing Shabbat songs together!


The Brotherhood of Pilgrim Baptist Church 14th annual Brotherhood Gospel Concert, April 26, 7 p.m., 41 Maple St.


Shrine of the Divine Mercy, Sunday celebration commemoration of the canonization to the sainthood of two Popes, John XXIII and John Paul II, April 27, 1 p.m. Adoration; 2 p.m. Devotion to the Divine Mercy; 2:30 p.m. Reflection upon the lives of John XXIII and John Paul II; 3 p.m. The Holy Eucharist, 541 Marion St.


See and Hear the Wisdom of God, Canad Inns Fort Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy., April 27, 11 a.m. Members of all faiths are invited to a worship service -- listen to a reading from the ECK writings and discuss spiritual principles. Information: 204-233-4281 or


Shaarey Zedek 7th Yom Hashoah Commemorative Service, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., April 27, 7 p.m. Service in memory of the 6 million and in honour of the Holocaust survivors. In partnership with the Freeman Family Foundation Holocaust Education Centre of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada Inc.


The Creation (Die Schoepfung), Sargent Avenue Mennonite Church, 926 Garfield St., April 27, 7 p.m. The 45-voice adult choir conducted by Bernie Neufeld of Sargent Avenue. Performing F. J. Haydn's oratorio, The Creation (Die Schoepfung), with orchestra and soloists. A collection will be taken.


All Saints' Evensong, All Saints' Anglican Church, Corner of Broadway and Osborne Street, April 27, 4 p.m. Canticles (Purcell in G Minor), Response (William Smith) and Anthem: Rejoice in the Lord (Henry Purcell). Information: 204-786-4765 or Donation only.


Celebrating UU Volunteers First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., April 27, 10:30 a.m. During National Volunteer Week in early April, Canada recognized its 13.3 million volunteers. A few weeks later, come celebrate the wealth of volunteer talent we have at the Unitarian Church.


Living Room Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Ave., April 27, 5 p.m. A faith-based support group for persons living with a mood disorder such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. Information: Lorna 204-296-2920.


Shaarey Zedek Shabbat Morning Family Service, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, April 26, 10:30 a.m. Join our interactive Shabbat service for families! Modelled after our popular High Holy Day Family Service, this special experience offers storytelling and music.


Winnipeg Central Aglow Meeting Best Western Inn and Suites, 1714 Pembina Hwy, April 28, 7 p.m. Coffee and dessert $7. Reservations: Marion 204-736-2341 or Florida 204-453-2561. We will be having a DVD teaching by Graham Cooke.


Use Universal Energies to Change Your Life - Session 2 Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. at Portage Ave. (Behind the Royal Bank), every Tuesday April 29 - May 6. Learn Shamanic Principles, Concepts & Techniques to help you heal, understand your dreams and communicate with nature. $15.


Catholic Foundation of Manitoba 36th annual Caritas award dinner, April 30, RBC Convention Centre. Actionmarguerite, St. Joseph's Residence and Holy Family Home will be honoured. $95 at 204-233-4268, or


Finding Freedom Place of Grace Ministries, 1040 Beach Ave., May 1. A faith based recovery program to help people find healing and freedom from addictions and childhood trauma that may cause serious problems. Information: Janet 204-667-2421.


Funeral Planning Workshop at Westworth United Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Ave., May 3, 9 a.m. This workshop will be led by Rev. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd and representatives of the Funeral Planning and Memorial Society of Manitoba. Register: 204-489-6974 ext. 20. Free, silver collection to cover the cost of handouts.


Remembering through Song and Story: tales and melodies of the Holocaust, Temple Shalom, 1077 Grant Ave., May 3, 7:30 p.m. An evening featuring storytelling by Rabbi Karen Soria and Jane Enkin, and songs from the Holocaust sung by Jane Enkin accompanied by Janet Pelletier-Goetze. We will honour the memory of Holocaust victims, and ask the unanswerable questions as we join for this evening, concluding with Havdallah. Information: 204-453-1625 or


Baptism of the Holy Spirit with Pastor Rudy Fidel Assiniboine Gordon Inn, 1975 Portage Ave, May 6, 9:30 a.m. Aglow International of Canada, Winnipeg Southwest Lighthouse An interdenominational Christian group welcomes men and women to come and hear Pastor Rudy Fidel from Faith Temple teach on the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. $9.25.


Centering Prayer and Bible Reading (Lectio Divina) Portsmouth Retirement Residence, 125 Portsmouth Blvd., May 9, 1:30 p.m. Information: Lynn Langdon 204-654-1976 or or Leonard Free.


St. Mark's Anglican Church 100th Anniversary May 10 and 11, 19 St. Mark's Place. Formal dinner, May 10 and worship service and luncheon May 11. Historical pictures will be on display. Information: 204-233-6088.


Theophostic Seminar Den 205 Inc., 205 Hespeler Ave., May 12, 7 p.m. Information call Robin 204-661-4150.


Beyond Meditation - a Spiritual Experiences Guidebook With Discussion Sir William Stephanson Library, 765 Keewatin St., May 15, 6:30 p.m. Register: 204-837-5915 or


Soul Travel to Find God's Love Canad Inns Ft. Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy., May 25, 11 a.m. Information: 204-233-4281 or


An information session regarding the vision and the future of our parishes, May 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saint Boniface Cathedral Parish Hall, 622 Tache Ave. Addressed to parish priests, deacons, members of Pastoral Parish Councils, lay people involved in parish ministries and all those interested. Register: by May 20, 204-594-0271 or Agata


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