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Mighty Men of Valour breakfast meeting, Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St., Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Christian Men's Fellowship Ministry, a non-affiliated and non-denominational group. Information: 204-228-4751.

Remembrance Sunday Westminster United Church, Westminster Ave., Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m. Westminster Choir, under the direction of Nathan Poole, will perform excerpts from Requiem by John Rutter, along with Charmaine Bacon, flute; Bronwen Garand-Sheridan, oboe; Karen Erhardt, cello; Michael McKay, piano; Anton Dahl Sokalski, treble; and Don Menzies, organ. No charge.

The Power of Memory First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m.

Living Room Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Ave., Nov. 10, 5 p.m. A faith-based support group for persons living with mood disorders such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.

Bridging the Gap First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m. A feature of the London underground is a disembodied voice heard as passengers disembark, warning them to "mind the gap" - that is, to use caution while crossing between the train door and the station platform.

Remembrance Day service First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m. Guest musician Mike Thompson will offer the traditional Last Post.

Catholicism: the New Evangelization St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba, 100-70 Dysart Rd., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Presented by Jesuit Centre for Catholic Studies and Couples for Christ Winnipeg. Free.

Traditional Drumming and Singing Night Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St., Nov. 12 and Nov. 19. Class: Learn the traditional songs gifted to the people from the ancestors. Bring your drums and rattles. Women bring your skirts. $15.

Finding Spiritual Experiences from Past Lives, Dreams & Soul Travel St. James Assiniboia Library, 1910 Portage Ave., Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. Explore unexplained out-of-body, near-death, or other inner experiences, and discover who you are and why you are here. Information: 204-837-5915 or

Centering prayer and discussion Portsmouth Retirement Residence, 125 Portsmouth Blvd., Nov. 15, 2 p.m. Information: Leonard Schmidt 204-487-3553 or Free.

Weekend Retreats Based on the Spiritual Exercises presented by Jesuit Centre for Catholic Studies (St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba), St. Charles Retreat Centre, 323 St-Charles St., Nov. 15-17, 6 p.m. Men's Silent Retreat: Nov. 15-17. Women's Silent Retreat: March 21-23, 2014. Director: Fr. Jeffrey S. Burwell, SJ. Register: Gladys Broesky, or 204-474-9165. $160 (includes meals and snacks).

Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church 90th Anniversary Gala Dinner Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave., Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m. Information: 204-415-7875, or $90.

CMU Vespers Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. Winnipeg MB, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. Contemplative evening of community worship, prayer, scripture reading and choral music. Reception to follow.

Journey to Forgiveness, Grace Community Church, 280 Caron Rd., west of the Perimeter Highway and south of Roblin Boulevard, Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m. Cliff and Wilma Derksen went through one of the worst experiences a parent can face -- the murder of their daughter Candace. Free.


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