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Lenten retreat, St. Charles Roman Catholic Church, 320 St.Charles St., April 5, 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Theme: Finding our everyday God. Presenter/spiritual guide Michael Radcliff. Offering $10 includes lunch and snacks. Register: Anna 204-895-2420 or Verna 204-837-8813.
Shaarey Zedek Bubbies, Zaidies & Babies, Wednesdays to 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.
Congregation Etz Chayim 10th anniversary Chocolate Seder, April 6, 1 to 3 p.m. Honouring Dr. Mathew and Nola Lazar for their 10 years of dedication to this unique event. This program combines music and storytelling and of course -- chocolate. Drink your four cups of chocolate milk, eat chocolate-covered matzah and even taste some chocolate charoset. This is a delicious way to learn and celebrate the arrival of Pesach. $7.
My Credo -- A Journey to Believing, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., April 6, 10:30 a.m. Norma Drosdowech shares reflections of her faith journey, and the credo that she continues to define.
Yanky Fachler speaks, April 6, 7 p.m., Gateway Church, 851 Panet Rd. An Irish-Israeli historian, the focus of his Winnipeg visit is on Christians who helped the Jews come home. His tour also includes a book launch at McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Shopping Centre, April 7, 7 p.m. Information: Bridges for Peace, 204-489-3697.
Self Hypnosis Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St., at Portage Avenue, (behind the Royal Bank building), April 7, 7 p.m. We will discuss degrees of hypnosis, types of hypnosis and practice techniques for self-hypnosis. $15.
Church of St. Stephen and St. Bede fourth week Lenten study, April 7, 7 p.m., 99 Turner Ave. (corner of Mount Royal Road and Ness Avenue) Bishop Elaine Sauer and Bishop Don Phillips will discuss the Waterloo Declaration of Anglicans and Lutherans. Information: 204-837-9812.
2 interfaith events MHC Gallery, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd., April 10 and April 24, 7 p.m., Exploring, understanding, celebrating Manitoba's faith diversity. Two events featuring speakers, dialogue, prayer, art, dance and music from various communities. Information: www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/gallery/. No charge.
Canadian Association for Spiritual Care national conference Delta Hotel, 350 St. Mary Ave., April 10, 8:30 a.m., April 9-12. The theme is Dignity at the Centre, hosted by the National Association for Spiritual Care, the professional certifying body for 1,000 chaplains and spiritual care providers across Canada. Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov speaks on Dignity and end of life Care, April 10, 9:15. $35.
Living Room Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Ave., April 13, 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.
Shaarey Zedek Bubbie Me & Zaidie Makes Three -- Thursdays to 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.
Shaarey Zedek Kids Have Fun on Shabbat Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., April 5, 9:30 a.m. Drop your child off so you are free to daven in the main sanctuary. We will have Shabbat-friendly crafts, stories, toys, games and sing Shabbat songs together.
Psychic Tea -- free admission to our annual fundraiser Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. at Portage Ave. ( Behind the Royal Bank building), April 12, 1 p.m. Tarot card, Flame, Tea Cup & Psychometry readings $15. Exhibitor tables with gems, crystals, handmade jewelry, bake sale.
Shaarey Zedek Shabbat Morning Family Service Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, April 12, 10:30 a.m. Modeled after our popular High Holy Day Family Service, this special experience offers storytelling and music. Our child-friendly Siddur is appropriate for all ages. Information: 204-452-3711.
Family Shabbat Temple Shalom, 1077 Grant Ave., April 12, 10:30 a.m. Temple Shalom teachers Catherine Emanuel and Jennifer Curtis-Lane service, geared to pre-school and young children. The Reform prayer book for the service, Siddur Ma Tov, is beautifully illustrated and colourful. Followed by a potluck Kiddush.
Wicca: The goddess philosophy, Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. at Portage Avenue (behind the Royal Bank), 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.
Adoramus Ministries Celebration of Life - Remembering our Loved who have died, On this Special Day, We Remember You with Love, April 13, 2 p.m., Green Acres Memorial Gardens Chapel, Hwy. No. 1 East at 1 - Green Acres Lane.
Shaarey Zedek Not Your Typical Sunday School -- Now with Hebrew! Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., April 6, 10 a.m. Explore Jewish customs and holidays through art, crafts, singing and storytelling with Leslie Emery. Every Sunday, April 6 to June 22, 10-11 a.m. $100/$120 (siblings are 1/2 price).
Learn how to us Past Life Regression for Yourself -- Access Your Past Lives, Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. at Portage Ave. (Behind the Royal Bank), April 14, 7 p.m. A safe & valuable tool to help eliminate phobias and resolve relationship issues-- which are often rooted in a previous life. $15.
Using Universal Energies to Change Your Life -- Session 1, Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. at Portage Ave. (Behind the Royal Bank), every Tuesday April 15 - April 22. Learn the use of affirmations, mantras etc. to remove blocks such as memories and false beliefs that hold you back from developing a moving forward. Learn to balance and ground yourself to open your energy channels and chakras to help you heal and manifest your desires. $15.
First Mennonite Church Choir with Orchestra, under the direction of Yuri Klaz is presenting haydn\s Seven Last Words of Christ, April 18, 7 p.m., 922 Notre Dame Ave. An offering will be taken.
All Saints' Good Friday "Membra Jesus" All Saints' Anglican Church, Broadway and Osborne, April 18, noon. Lessons, Reflections and the music of Membra Jesus by Dietrich Buxtehude with choir, soloists and orchestra. Directed by Dietrich Bartel. Donation.
Seeing Life as a Spiritual Experience Henderson Library, 1-1050 Henderson Hwy., April 24, 6:30 p.m. A free presentation on discovering the wisdom of dreams, share stories of the Call of Soul, and connect with the Divine by singing HU, a sacred love song. Register: 204-837-5915 or www.eckankar-mb.ca.
Shaarey Zedek Kids Have Fun on Shabbat Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, April 26, 9:30 a.m. Drop your child off so you are free to daven in the main sanctuary. We will have Shabbat friendly crafts, stories, toys, games and sing Shabbat songs together!
Shaarey Zedek Shabbat Morning Family Service Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, April 26, 10:30 a.m. Join our interactive Shabbat service for families! Modeled after our popular High Holy Day Family Service, this special experience offers storytelling and music.
Shrine of the Divine Mercy, Sunday celebration commemoration of the Canoniation to the Sainthood Two Popes, John XXIII & John Paul II, April 27, 1 p.m. Adoration; 2 p.m. Devotion to the Divine Mercy; 2:30 p.m. Reflection upon the lives of John XXIII and John Paul II; 3 p.m. The Holy Eucharist, 541 Marion St.
Catholic Foundation of Manitoba 36th annual Caritas award dinner, April 30, RBC Convention Centre. Actionmarguerite, St. Joseph's Residence and Holy Family Home will be honoured. $95 at 204-233-4268, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.catholicfoundation.mb.ca.
St. Mark's Anglican Church 100th Anniversary May 10 & 11, 19 St. Mark's Place. Formal dinner, May 10 and worship service and luncheon May 11. Historical pictures will be on display. Information: 204-233-6088.