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Hillel Winnipeg Interfaith Passover Seder, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., March 30, 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba Chaplain's Association, Avi Schaeffer Fund, and Hillel Winnipeg. Tickets:, students $12, non-students $20.


Living Room, Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Ave., March 30, 5 p.m. A faith-based support group for persons living with a mood disorder such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. Information: Lorna 204-296 2920.


Persecuted Church Sunday, St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church, 35 Marcie St., March 30, 10 a.m. A Divine Liturgy of faith, freedom and solidarity. What was it like for the early Christians trying to build their new church under the Roman Empires persecution? When the UGCC church was declared illegal in the 1940s and was persecuted by the Communist regime what did the faithful do? Information:


Those Magic Pictures of our Dreams, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., March 30, 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker: Steve Lennon. Are dreams a manifestation of our inner spirit, and what do our most vivid dreams reveal for us?


Church of St. Stephen and St. Bede, third of four Lenten studies, March 31, 7 p.m., St. James Anglican Church, 195 Collegiate St. (St. James). Nancy Turnbull will be at the organ to present the Music of Mendelsohn. Information: 204-837-9812.


Wicca: The goddess philosophy, Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St., at Portage Ave. (behind the Royal Bank), every Tuesday April 1 - April 8. Learn to attract love, protection and health to yourself and others. Learn to empower yourself as you awaken your inner truth and attract what you need. $15.


Spiritual Breakfast with Susan Harriot, Assiniboine Gordon Inn, 1975 Portage Ave., April 1, 9:30 a.m. Winnipeg Southwest Aglow, an interdenominational Christian group, welcomes men and women to a full breakfast and time of spiritual renewal. Susan, a spirit filled daughter of God brings joy and encouragement wherever she goes. $9.25.


Resiliency: Not only in your bones-also a state of mind, Rady Jewish Community Centre, 123 Doncaster St., April 2, 2 p.m. Join Dr. Aida Strocovsky (psychotherapist) for this interesting discussion on what resilience means to each one of us. What part do Jewish values play in one's spirit and strenght. $5 non-members.


Shaarey Zedek Bubbies, Zaidies & Babies -- new session begins Wednesday April 2-June 18, 9:30 a.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres. Ages 18 months to 3 years old. Kids will learn Jewish holidays, numbers, colours, animal sounds, and will enjoy crafts, singing, stories and play time! Register: 204-452-3711.


Shaarey Zedek Bubbie Me & Zaidie Makes Three -- new session begins Thursdays April 3-June 19, 1-2:30 p.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres. Ages 3 and up. Kids will learn Jewish holidays and ethics, simple Hebrew words, and will also enjoy crafts, singing, stories, games and play time! Register: 204-452-3711.


Centering Prayer and Bible Reading (Lectio Divina), Portsmouth Retirement Residence, 125 Portsmouth Blvd., April 4, 1:30 p.m. Persons, especially seniors, gifted with a strong desire for spiritual growth leading to the contemplative state la Thomas Keating, a Trappist monk, are invited to attend four free retreats. Information: Lynn Langdon 204-654-1976, or Leonard Schmidt 204-487-3553. No charge.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition March 29, 2014 D15

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