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Home Rosary Group: St. Charles Parish, is pleased to announce the formation of a home-based Rosary prayer group meeting every Thursday. Contact James Bowman at 204-802-4100 or for more information.


Finding Freedom, Place of Grace Ministries, 1040 Beach Ave., every Tuesday. This faith-based recovery program aims to help people find healing and freedom from addictions and childhood trauma that may cause serious problems. For more information, call Janet at 204-667-2421.


MMOV breakfast meeting, Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St., Sept. 14, 8:30 a.m. Mighty Men Of Valour, a non-denominational non-affiliated Christian men's fellowship ministry. Information: 204-228-4751.


Yizkor / Yom Kippur service, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, Sept. 14, 3 p.m. Complimentary. Call the office.


The Off-Center Chalice: Rev. Millie Rochester First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m.


Traditional Drumming and All Message Spirit Night, Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St., Sept. 15, 7 p.m., from mediums relaying messages from deceased friends and relatives. $7.


Living Room Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Ave., offers a faith-based support group for persons living with a mood disorder such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder Sept. 15 and 29 at 5 p.m. At Living Room, you can freely discuss your faith and mental health issues, knowing you will be accepted, loved, encouraged and inspired.


Introductory Talk on Meditation, Sant Mat Meeting Room, 1077 Grant Ave., Room D, every Tuesday. Sept. 24, Know Thyself as Soul Foundation will present a free introductory talk on Sant Mat, a practical spirtual path based on the meditation on the inner Light and Sound, ethical values, service to others and love for all creation. Free.


Bubbies, Zaidies and Babies, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, every Wednesday, Sept. 18-Dec. 18, ages 18 months to 3 years. Bring your grandchild(ren) to this special playgroup! $115 members, $130 non-members. Register: 204-452-3711 or


Autumn Equinox Labyrinth Walk, St. Peter's Anglican Church, 755 Elm St., Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m.


House of David Ministries, Sept. 19, 7-10 p.m., Calvary Temple.


Celebrating Rabbi Green's 60th Birthday! Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, Sept. 20, 6:15 p.m., This year, Rabbi Green celebrates his 60th birthday on Yom Kippur! $40 members, $45 non-members.


Reading and Discussion, Portsmouth Retirement Residence, 125 Portsmouth Blvd., Sept. 20, 2 p.m., listening to and discussing the book Intimacy with God, by Thomas Keating, a Trappist/Cistercian monk. Information: Leonard Schmidt 204-487-3553 or


Not Your Typical Sunday School Congregation, Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., Sundays, Sept. 22 to Dec. 15, 10-11 a.m. Designed for ages 5-8. Explore the rich collection of Jewish ethical teachings in Pirkei Avot through arts and crafts, storytelling and songs. Cost: $90 for members, $100 for nom-members. First child full price, siblings half-price. Register: 204-452-3711.


Teachings of the Medicine Wheel, Philosophy Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. Every Tuesday to Sept. 24. $10 per class.


The Trees at the Snowline: Rev. Fred Cappuccino First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker is founder of Child Haven International with his wife Bonnie.


A Day in ECK St. James Lawn Bowling Club, 100 Ferry Rd., Sept. 22, 9 a.m. "Become the Awakening Soul" members of all faiths are invited. After breakfast a community HU Song is followed by an ECK Worship Service, with talks, workshops and roundtables following lunch. Information: 204-233-4281 or


Class: Embracing the Cross-over (Death and Dying) Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington Street at Portage Ave., every Monday Sept. 23 - 30. Learn about the life awaiting you after you die (the afterlife). Learn what to expect as you cross over to the afterlife --which includes your life review. $10.


Westend Commons: Can we build affordable housing in the house of God? Worship Sept. 29, Crescent Fort Rouge United, 525 Wardlaw Ave.


Steadying a Rocking Boat: Reverend Millie Rochester First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m.


lass: Manifesting with your Spirit Guides and Animals Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St., every Tuesday Oct. 1 - 22. $10.


Mary, Mother of the Church Parish a day of reflection inspired by the life of St. Francis of Assisi, Oct. 5, 10.15 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the church hall 85 Kirkbridge Dr. Talk given by Fr. Jose Eduardo Medeiros, Pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Parish and a time of prayer, readings and songs, followed by a pot luck lunch.


Fr. Kevin Bettens, Pastor of Mary, Mother of the Church Parish Blessing of Pets, Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m., 85 Kirkbridge Dr. In honour of St. Francis of Assisi love of all creatures.


Class: Psychic Art Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St., Oct. 7, 7 p.m. Develop your dormant talent of drawing as you learn to connect to your higher power. This class creates confidence and creativity. $40.


Exploring Past Lives, Dreams, and Soul Travel Springfield Public Library, Hwy. 206 and Dugald Rd., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m. A free Introductory workshop and discussion to gain insight and guidance relating to your dreams and their inner spiritual connection. Hwy. 206 and Dugald Rd., Dugald.


Seeking a music director: Lutheran Church of the Cross, 560 Arlington St., needs someone to play the piano/organ for two regular Sunday worship services and special Holy Day services, funerals and weddings, as well as recruit, lead and nurture members of the congregation in choir and music-team participation. Information: or 204-775-0331.


Chosen People Ministries Canada and Congregation Haverim Mashiach in Winnipeg presen Israel, the Church and God's Plans for End Times Conference, Oct. 4-5, 2013 at Mission Baptist Church, 771 Sargent Ave. Speakers include: David Silver, Out of Zion Ministries in Israel; Joseph Gray, senior pastor at Grace Church West Hill in Toronto, and Lois Tverberg, co-founder of the En-Gedi Resource Centre, and co-author of the bestseller, Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus. Cost $30. Early Bird Rate (before Sept 1) $20. Register: Carol 204-256-5052.



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