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

-- Jehovah's Witnesses' 2012 District Convention, theme Safeguard your Heart, to July 8, sessions 9:20 a.m., Selkirk Recreation Complex. The entire program will be repeated July 13-15.

-- Churchill Park United Church summer day camp until Aug. 24. Ages six to 12. $60 per week. Register: 452-8561 or . Forms: or 525 Beresford Ave. No drop-ins.

-- Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg sermon, A Hebridean Island Experience, with Sheila Terra, July 8, 10:30 a.m., 603 Wellington Cres. Infomation: .

-- Fr. Rob Galea, Catholic priest, singer, songwriter and youth worker from Australia, gives a concert July 9 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral, 353 St. Mary Ave. The Richard family will open for Fr. Rob. Following the concert there will be a reception where you can meet Fr. Rob and buy his CDs. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $20 and free for 12 and under.

-- Faith Baptist Church two-day seminar for teenagers, Ultimate Quest, July 13-14, Mountain Avenue and McGregor Street. Information: Helmut, 771-7001, or .

-- St. Andrew's River Heights United Church welcomes you to a service celebrating the centenary of Northrop Frye's birth, July 15, 10:30 a.m. We will share readings and reflections by Frye, Canada's greatest philosopher and biblical literary critic. Information: Rev. Lesley Fox, 488-1130.

-- The initial event of the Conference of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada will be an organ recital, July 15, 3 p.m., Young United Church (Broadway at Furby Street), featuring Lottie Enns-Braun, organ, with guest Allen Harrington, saxophone. Free.

-- Remember AMIA -- 18 years since the terrorist bombing of the Jewish Community Centre in Buenos Aires, July 18, 7 p.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres.

-- Eckankar worship service and HU song, Relationships, Karma or Love? July 22, 10:15 a.m., Canad Inns, 1824 Pembina Highway. Information: 233-4281 or .

-- Mountaintop experience with our vacation Bible school for ages four 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.

-- 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.

-- Twenty-second 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.

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

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

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

-- 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.

-- 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 meets on the last Sunday of each month, 5-7 p.m., 955 Wilkes Ave. Information: Lorna 296-2920 or .

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 7, 2012 j13

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