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Announcements for Faith Briefs must be in our office by Tuesday, 4 p.m., prior to the intended date of publication. Due to space restrictions, publication is not guaranteed. Email or fax 697-7412 (no attachments, please).

Heritage Log Church Summer Services — St. James Anglican Heritage Church opens for summer services in the cemetery across from Polo Park, 10 a.m. every Sunday until Aug. 26, Heritage Log Church, 525 Tylehurst. 204-888-3489.

Immaculate Conception Church 58th annual pilgrimage, from Aug. 10-12, Hwy. 212 (Cooks Creek Rd.) and Zora Rd. 204-888-3489 or

Canadian Mennonite University Chapel presents direct from Jerusalem, Merv and Merla Watson and Elana Watson, Aug. 11, 2 p.m., 500 Shaftsbury Blvd. Information: 774-8399.

Winnipeg Chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International monthly breakfast outreach with John Steel, Aug. 11, 9 a.m., Canad Inns Windsor Park 1034 Elizabeth Rd. Information: Tony 219-0812. $12 at the door.

Watson Family presents two concerts, Aug. 11, 10 a.m., Kehilah Haverim Mashiach, 261 Colony St. behind the Winnipeg Art Gallery, and 2 p.m., Canadian Mennonite University Chape, 600 Shaftesbury Rd. No charge.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, Aug. 12, 10:30 a.m. Sermon title: A Foxy View of Life Service leaders: Lois Whyte and Joan Carolyn want you to join them in this Intergenerational service celebrating the multifaceted and numerous connections we make on our life journeys. 603 Wellington

Know Thyself As Soul Foundation will present a free introductory talk on Sant Mat, a practical spiritual path based on meditation on the inner Light and Sound, ethical values, service to others, and love for all creation, Aug. 12 from 1 p.m. - to 3p.m. at Room D -1077 Grant Ave. Information 204- 897-4203.

Unity 2012, A National Gathering of Ukrainian Catholic Young Adults 18 or older, Aug. 16-19, Wilderness Edge Retreat Centre, Pinawa. Register: or Tamara Lisowski 338-7801 ext. 2.

Mountaintop experience with our vacation Bible school for ages 4 to 11, Aug. 14-16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Church of St. Stephen & St. Bede, 99 Turner Ave. Register: Pastor Diana Wilde 837-9812 or 898-3354. $30 per family.

11th Winnipeg Marian Eucharistic Conference — Aug. 17-19, Fairmont Hotel. Come and listen to nine dynamic, inspiring speakers including Michael Coren and recent addition, singer, Michael O’Brien. Youth Track Friday (6-9:30 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m.-8 p.m.) with Sisters of Our Lady Immaculate. Doors open Friday 2:30 p.m., Mass 3:30 p.m.–Saturday 7:45 a.m. (Mass)-10 p.m.–Sunday 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Information: 204-268-2046 or

SonRise National Park Vacation Bible School, Aug. 19-23, 6-8 p.m., Henderson Highway. SDA Church, 1314 Henderson. Register: Please include your children’s names and ages.

Free Kids’ Day Camp — Vacation Bible School — Jungle Jaunt Explore the rainforest to discover the One True God with adventure-filled Bible stories, crafts, games, music and snacks. For ages 3-12. Free. 9 a.m. Daily from Aug. 20-Aug. 24, Garden Park Baptist Church, 1825 Inkster Blvd. 204-632-1788. Free.

Churchill Park United Church Summer Day Camp until Aug. 24. Ages 6 to 12. $60 per week. Register: 452-8561 or Forms: or 525 Beresford Ave. No drop-ins.

Harvest America Crusade One day, One church, One message! Our church is participating among thousands of churches in a free live simulcast: Harvest America with Greg Laurie and guest artists Jeremy Camp and Mercy Me, Aug. 26, 5 p.m., Filipino Evangelical Church, 977 Spruce St. 204-775-5679 and Free.

Eckankar presents The Grateful Heart and Divine Love worship service and HU song, Aug. 26, 10:15 a.m., Canad Inn, 1824 Pembina Hwy. Information: 233-4281 or

Victory Missions tour, To Israel with Love Tour, Sept. 2-11. Call Ken 942-5433.

Red River Gathering — Rededication Ceremony of St. Peter’s Dynevor Anglican Church and Cemetery, Sept. 6. Information:

House of David Ministries miracle meetings Come, into His Presence, Sept. 7-8, 7 p.m., Marlborough Hotel, 331 Smith St. Register 1-877-279-4744 or

Our Lady of La Salette Pilgrimage daily Sept. 14-16, St. Mary Roman Catholic Church.

22nd annual Winnipeg Prophecy Conference, Oct. 11-13, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave. Speakers: David Hocking; Meno Kalisher; Steve Herzig; Rob Lindsted; H.H. Barber; Jacob Prasch. Theme 2012: Is End of All Things At Hand? Information: or 832-4625.

Rose Family Alternative High Holy Day Minyan will be held this year at Congregation Etz Chayim,123 Matheson Ave. Information:

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centred recovery program for all people seeking healing and freedom from hurts, habits and hang-ups, meets with worship, teaching and open share groups, Fridays, 7 p.m., Riverwood Church, 257 Riverton Ave. Information: Facebook at Celebrate Recovery Winnipeg, Pam 668-3181 x209 or

Franciscan Group in South Winnipeg, a small group of Catholic men and women, meets regularly each month to pray together, to study Franciscan material and to support each other on the road to spiritual development. Consider this your invitation to join us. Call Bernadette, 474-0320.

Winnipeg Baptist Church meets Sundays, 11 a.m., Crescentwood Community Centre, 1170 Corydon. Information: to take the Heaven or Hell quiz or view the five-minute video entitled Key to the Bible.

New Church — Winnipeg Baptist Church meeting Sundays, 1 p.m., Crescentwood Community Centre, Corydon Avenue. Exciting web-based ministry site is full of short films that challenge believers and unbelievers alike at sponsored by Winnipeg Baptist Church. Free counselling also available from Pastor Jeff Williams. Information: or Pastor Williams 250-4193.

Immanuel Pentecostal Church, in partnership with the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba and Living Room, offers a faith-based support group for persons living with mood disorders. The group is facilitated by Lorna Smith who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and is now enjoying the abundant life that God promises. The group meets on the last Sunday of each month, 5-7 p.m., 955 Wilkes Ave. Information: Lorna 296-2920 or

When Wise Men Still Seek Him, men’s prayer and Bible study, Calvary Temple, Argue Building, room 100, every Thursday, 7 p.m.

Grace Reformed Baptist Fellowship — worship centred on God and His Word through expository preaching and the singing of psalms and hymns. Sundays, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary School, 26 Agassiz Dr. (near U of M).

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