Announcements for Faith Briefs must be in our office by Monday, 4 p.m., prior to the intended date of publication. Due to space restrictions, publication is not guaranteed. Please post information on the website: http://wfp.to/events.
Mighty Men of Valour meeting Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St., second Saturday of the month, Oct. 12, 8:30 a.m. Information: 204-228-4751.
Living Room Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Avenue, Oct. 13, 5 p.m. A faith-based support group for persons living with a mood disorder such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.
30th anniversary documentary Facing Hunger: A documentary about the work of Canadian Foodgrains Bank Prairie Public TV (PBS), Oct. 14, 8 p.m. Information: www.foodgrainsbank.ca.
Messy Church St. Andrew's River Heights United Church, 255 Oak St., Oct. 19, 4 p.m. We celebrate God through story time, singing crafts, and just having fun as a family. RSVP: 204-488-1130 by Oct. 16.
Eckankar Presents Past Lives, Dreams & Soul Travel Henderson Library, 1-1050 Henderson Hwy., Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m. Information: www.eckankar-mb.ca.
At Portsmouth Retirement Residence, 125 Portsmouth Blvd., Oct. 18, 2 p.m. listen to and discuss the book: Intimacy with God, by Thomas Keating, a Trappist/Cistercian monk. This will be followed by a session of Centring Prayer and Lectio Divina. Meet in the library on the third floor, Oct. 4 and 18, 2 p.m. Information: Leonard Schmidt 204-487-3553 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
CMU Vespers Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. Contemplative evenings of community worship, prayer, Scripture reading and choral music.
The Purpose of Soul Travel Eckankar Worship Service Canad Inns Ft. Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy., Oct. 20, 11 a.m. Information: 204-233-4281 or www.eckankar-mb.ca.
Class: Advanced Self-Hypnosis Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St., Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Learn to formulate hypnotic suggestions for purposes such as: health, bad habits, insomnia, self-confidence, procrastination, stage fright, fatigue, sports, improving memory, learning, centring. $40.
Jesuit Lecture Series St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba, 100-70 Dysart Road, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Two lectures featuring keynote speaker Fr. David Vincent Meconi, SJ: "From the Restless to the Godly Heart: The Deification of St. Augustine." "Ignatius of Loyola: The Mystic of the Mundane," 1 p.m., Oct 22, St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba, 258-70 Dysart Road. Information: umanitoba.ca/colleges/st_pauls. Free.
Winnipeg Central Aglow Lighthouse Meeting Best Western Inn and Suites, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., 1714 Pembina Hwy. Video teaching by Graham Cooke. Reservations: Marion 204-736-2341 or Florida 204-453-2561. $7.
Mystic of the Mundane Oct. 22, 1 p.m., St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba, 258-70 Dysart Road. Information: umanitoba.ca/colleges/st_pauls. Free.
Multifaith Voices on Physician-Assisted Suicide St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 600 Cambridge St., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. Case presentation by Dr. Brent Kvern (Professor of Family Medicine at U of M) with responses from an interfaith panel (Rabbi Alan Green, Sheikh Hosni Azzabi, Barry Hammond, Rev. Lynn Granke) and a clinical ethicist (Dr. George Webster). $5.
Goodness & Grace 2 Conference Windsor Park United Church, 204-256-8792, Oct. 25 - 27. "Goodness and Grace 2," a conference focused on congregational development and renewal. In the midst of all the rumours of the demise of the church, there is much good news and reason for hope. This is a conference for churches that are committed to reaching out and reaching deep. Information: www.goodnessandgrace2.com, Sharon Wilson or Patrick Woodbeck 204-256-8792. $75.