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Shaarey Zedek Kids Have Fun on Shabbat! Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., Dec. 21, 9:30 a.m. Your child will enjoy crafts, stories, toys, games and sing Shabbat songs while you are free to attend the Shabbat service in the sanctuary.
‘Back To Bethlehem’ Elim Chapel, 546 Portage Ave., Dec. 21, 4 p.m. (Last tour starts at 6:30pm). Bring your family for an interactive experience! Talk to Mary and Joseph in the stable. Help the Wise Men find the star. Decorate a cookie in the marketplace. Visit the shepherds and their REAL sheep... Free.
Eckankar Worship Service, Understanding the Journey of Soul, Canad Inns Ft. Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy., Dec. 22, 11 a.m. Information: 204-233-4281 or www.eckankar-mb.ca.
Once Upon a Night, Westminster United Church, Westminster Ave., Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m. A contemporary musical composed by Pepper Choplin, tells the Christmas story through the eyes of St. Luke. The presentation, featuring choir, soloists and Sunday School will take place as part of the morning service. No charge.
Shifting Seasons, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m. Just as the seasons of nature move from one to another, our lives are filled with transitions. Your donations of mittens, scarves and tuques will add to its beauty. The choir will sing, and we will acknowledge Reverend Millie’s upcoming sabbatical with a ritual of (temporary) farewell. Minister: Re. Millie Rochester.
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, St. Georges Church, 168 Wilton St., Dec. 22, 7 p.m. Join in the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, followed by a reception in the church hall. Free.
Service of Lessons and Carols, St. Peter’s Anglican Church Hall, 755 Elm St., Dec. 22, 7 p.m.
Starlight Stories, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Dec. 24, 5 p.m. Celebrate the season with moving music, stories and the beauty of a candle-lit Silent Night. Rev. Millie Rochester will preside.
Making Room For What’s to Come: A Fire Communion Ritual, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Dec. 29, 10:30 a.m. Service Leader: Janet Toews.
New Year’s Eve U2 Charist, Dec. 31, 7 p.m., Crescent Fort Rouge United Church U2Charist is a liturgical service (including communion) that features the music of the rock band U2 and a message about God’s call to rally around the Millennium Development Goals (Eight international goals to improve the world). Musicians Doug Holroyd and the Dylan Summers Band.
Year-End Day Retreat: Visioning a New Way of Being St. Benedict’s Retreat Centre, 225 Masters Ave., Dec. 31, 10 a.m. With L’aura and Danny Carroll. we will be sharing simple techniques to help focus on letting go of the old and manifesting new experiences in life. You will create vision flags to take home with you that will be a reminder of your personal prayers and goals for the new year. $70 including lunch (add $30 if staying overnight).
Shaarey Zedek Shabbat Morning Family Service, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., Jan. 4, 10:30 a.m. Our child-friendly Siddur is appropriate for all ages.
Living Room Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Avenue, Jan. 5, 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.
Maimonides Chavurah Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., Jan. 8, 8 p.m. Study the works of Moses Maimonides (Rambam) at our monthly Chavurah Group with Rabbi Green and friends. Information: 204-452-3711 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. Walk-ins.
Spiritual Wisdom on Dreams Monroe Library, 489 London St., Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m. Information: 204-837-5915 or www.eckankar-mb.ca.
Shaarey Zedek Kids Have Fun on Shabbat Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., Jan. 11, 9:30 a.m. Your child will enjoy crafts, storeis, toys, games and sing Shabbat songs while you are free to attend the service in the Sanctuary.
Class : Angels and Aliens - the relationship Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. at Portage Ave. (behind the Royal Bank), Jan. 7 & 14. $10.
World Village Gospel Choir Knox United Church, 400 Edmonton St., second Saturday of the month until Jan. 20, 1 p.m. A new and dynamic 40-voice vocal ensemble, seeks new members. Information: 284.3684 or email@example.com.
Shaarey Zedek Not Your Typical Sunday School Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., every Sunday Jan. 12 - March 16. Designed for kids 5-8 yrs. Register: 204-452-3711. $85/$100.