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A Theology of Joy -- First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., June 8, 10:30 a.m. The quality of joy, distinct from happiness, involves the elevation of one's spirit -- what someone described as "real elation -- when you feel you could touch a star without standing on tiptoe." While a recent ad campaign for the dairy association asked, "Got milk?" we might ask ourselves, "Got joy?" Leader: Rev. Millie Rochester
Know Thyself as Soul Foundation presents a free introductory talk on meditation -- Sant Mat Meeting Room, 1077 Grant Ave., Room D, June 8, 1 p.m. Register: 204-792-5502.
Connecting with Ascended Masters -- Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. at Portage Avenue (behind the Royal Bank), every Monday, June 9-23. An ascended master is a highly evolved self-realized being who previously lived on the Earth and chooses to continue to work with humanity. Information: 204-333-5364. $15.
Those Wonderful ECK Masters -- Winnipeg Eckankar Centre, 104-475 Provencher Blvd., June 12, 7 p.m. Try spiritual exercises and learn about 11 ECK Masters, who are they and have you already met one? Register: 204-837-5915 or www.eckankar-mb.ca. Free.
Spiritual Growth -- Portsmouth Retirement Residence, 125 Portsmouth Blvd., June 13 and 27, July 11 & 25, 2 p.m. Listening and discussing the book by an Anglican priest, Thomas Traherne, on meditation. Information: Leonard Schmidt 204-487-3553 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
Walk for Values 2014 -- Sri Satya Sai Centre of Winnipeg, 790 Banning St., June 14, 1:30 p.m. We pledge to uphold values like truth, love, non-violence, right conduct and peace and hold up signs proclaiming our values while we walk peacefully through the neighbourhood. Information: 204-779-8098. Free.
Canadian School of Peacebuilding -- Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, June 16 - 27. We offer courses from local, national and international peacebuilders, to serve practitioners, professionals, activists, students, non-governmental organizations and faith-based groups. Information: csop.cmu.ca.
Work with your Chakras -- Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St. at Portage Avenue (behind the Royal Bank), June 17. Bring a mat, blanket or pillow. $15.