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Evangel Chapel hosts Good News Festival: Christian singing in ethnic languages and brother Josh Mathew from New Jersey, Nov. 23-24, 7 p.m., Nov. 25, 6:30 p.m., Evangel Chapel, 1073 St. Mary's Rd. Information: 204-257-0143.
Rabbi Alan Green offers new course, Meditating With the Jewish Masters, until Nov. 20, 8 p.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres. Free. Walk-ins welcome. Information: 204-452-3711, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.shaareyzedek.mb.ca .
Rabbi Neal Rose offers new course, Biblical Wisdom: A Guide to Right Living, until Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres. Cost: $105/members, $120/non-members. Walk-ins welcome. Information: 204-452-3711, email@example.com, www.shaareyzedek.mb.ca.
Anglican, Mennonite, Roman Catholic and United churches in northeast Winnipeg Community Prayer Service, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., Holy Redeemer Parish, 264 Donwood Dr.
Jazz Vespers Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., Transcona Memorial United Church, 209 Yale Ave. W. Featuring music by the Simon Christie trio.
Commemoration of the Jesuit martyrs of the U.C.A. in San Salvador, Nov. 18. Mass 3:45 p.m. (Spanish), St. Ignatius Church, Stafford & Corydon. Reception to follow.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg sermon Water Wars, with Rev. Millie Rochester, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m., 603 Wellington Cres. Infomation: www.uuwinnipeg.mb.ca .
Winnipeg Central Aglow Lighthouses' meeting Nov. 19, 7 p.m., Best Western Inn And Suites, 1714 Pembina Hwy. We will have a teaching by Joyce Meyer, Developing Power Thoughts part 2. $7 per person. Reservations: Marion 204-736-2341 or Florida 204-453-2561.
Women's Interchurch Council of Winnipeg Fellowship of the Lease Coin Ingathering Service with Sister Lesley Sacouman, Nov. 21, 12:30 p.m., registration, 1 p.m. service. 2:15 p.m., Preparation for 2013 World Day of Prayer, Portage Avenue Mennonite Church, 1420 Portage Ave.
A unique meditation session that combines mindfulness meditation with metta meditation (loving kindness) led by Sensei Fredrich Ulrich, Nov. 22, 7-8.30 p.m., Manitoba Buddhist Temple, 39 Tecumseh. Information: manitobabuddhistchurch.org. Donations anticipated.
Eckankar worship service and Community HU Chant, What Are the Light & Sound of God, Nov. 25, 10:15 a.m., Canad Inn, 1824 Pembina Hwy. Information: 204-233-4281 or www.eckankar-mb.ca .
Journey to Bethlehem, Dec. 2, Gilbert Plains Elementary School. Horse-drawn wagon ride to various locations, telling the story of the birth of Jesus.
Christian Businessmen's Wednesday luncheons, Winnipeg Winter Club. Fellowship, Bible study and prayer. Confirm attendance 204-996-4289.
St. Vital Catholic Church offers preparation sessions for children, teens and adults as part of a beautiful journey called the Rite of Christian Initiation. Adults meet weekly Thursday 7:30-9 p.m. and children Sunday 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Information: Nicole 204-803-6556 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bethesda Church invites the public to join us on Sundays 10 a.m.,1350 Grant Ave. for our new series of messages, entitled Lessons from Nehemiah: Rebuilding God's House, which will be offered in conjunction with our upcoming small-group discipleship study If You Will Pray, also based on the Book of Nehemiah. Information: 204-987-2890, email@example.com, or http://bethesdachurchonline.ca.
Faith Bible Church of Winnipeg meets Sundays, South Chapel, CMU, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. at Grant Avenue. Morning prayer meeting 9:15 a.m. Room C11. Adult Sunday School 9:30 a.m.: Living for Christ series. Worship service at 10:45 a.m. Sermon series on The Revelation of Jesus Christ. www.faithbiblechurch.ca.
St. Peter's Anglican Church, 755 Elm St., is offering a bursary for a baritone or tenor choister. Information: 204-488-8093.
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 204-668-3181, ext, 209 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 204-474-0320.
Winnipeg Baptist Church meets Sundays, 11 a.m., Crescentwood Community Centre, 1170 Corydon. Information: www.freeflix.ca 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 freeflix.ca sponsored by Winnipeg Baptist Church. Free counselling also available from Pastor Jeff Williams. Information: www.winnipegbaptistchurch.ca or pastor Williams 204-250-4193.
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).