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Mennonite Church Manitoba Camps with Meaning, annual fundraising celebration banquets: Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m., Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Winkler; Oct. 26, 6 p.m., Camp Koinonia and Oct. 27, 5 p.m., Douglas Mennonite Church, Winnipeg. Reservations: 204-895-2267 or camps@mennochurch.mb.ca. Those attending will be invited to participate in a free-will offering.

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, centering. $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.

Oct. 22, Ignatius of Loyola: The Mystic of the Mundane, 1 p.m., 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.

The 4th Annual Knowles-Woodsworth Lecture will be given this year by Canadian pollster and political pundit Allan Gregg. Entitled "Religion, Reason and the Common Good," it will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Eckhardt-Grammate Hall at the University of Winnipeg. 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 the U of M), with responses from an interfaith panel (Rabbi Alan Green, Sheikh Hosni Azzabi, Barry Hammond, Rev. Lynn Granke) and 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.

Notre Dame CWL Quiz Night, Notre Dame Parish Hall, 269 Jemima St., Selkirk, Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m., Halloween Quiz Night. You may create your own eight-person team in advance or join a team that night. Fiona 204-766-2242 or 204-482-3422. $20.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 19, 2013 D15

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