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Ninth annual Live Nativity Outdoor Pageant, The Forks Dec. 7, at Buskers Lookout. 15-minute performances at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. (In case of inclement weather, 204-269-8653 ext. 7). Featuring live animals from Six Pines Petting Farms, Dickens-style carollers and musical performances in The Forks Market.
Free. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Spirit Path Advent Event/Worship Service, Whyte Ridge Community Centre, 170 Fleetwood Rd., Dec. 7, 4 p.m. This event will include worship (Advent hymns, prayer, scripture, candle-lighting) and advent/Christmas crafts for children and adults following worship. Information: Cole Grambo 204-807-1350 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint Benedict's Table presents a New Vespers for Advent, All Saints Church, corner of Broadway and Osborne, Dec. 7, 7 p.m. An Advent liturgy of readings and stillness, with music by Jaylene Johson. Free.
Introductory Talk on Meditation, Sant Mat Meeting Room, 1077 Grant Ave, Room D, Dec. 8, 1 p.m. Know Thyself as Soul Foundation will present a free introductory talk on Sant Mat, a practical spiritual path based on meditation on the inner Light and Sound, ethical values, service to others and love for all creation. Free.
Living Room, Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Ave., Dec. 8, 5 p.m. A faith-based support group for people living with a mood disorder such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.
When Being Spiritual But Not Religious Isn't Enough, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., Dec. 8, 10:30 a.m. Author Lillian Daniels spoke at Ministry Days, the conference just prior to last June's Unitarian Universalist General Assembly, addressing the rejection of organized religion in favour of an amorphous spirituality.
Winnipeg Central Aglow December meeting, Best Western Inn and Suites, 1714 Pembina Hwy., Dec. 9, 7 p.m. Our guest speaker Pastor Marcia Barrett. $7.
Relaxation and Meditation Class, Centre Renaissance Centre, 844 Autumnwood Dr., Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to detach yourself from unwanted stress and anxiety. Learn how to practise relaxation by learning different breathing techniques. $20.