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-- St. Peter's Lutheran Church invites you to join Rev. David Wendel's presentation on his church's history and current activities in Canada and the U.S. It will be of special interest to all Lutherans, May 26, 1:30 p.m., 65 Walnut St.

-- Congregation Shaarey Zedek Tikun Leil Shavuot, May 26, 6:30 p.m., 561 Wellington Cres. Featuring our scholar-in-residence Rabbi Or Rose and his parents, Rabbi Neal and Carol Rose. The evening begins with Seudah Shlisheet, 6:30 p.m. with Dr. Justin Jaron Lewis and Jane Enkin, with participation by Rabbi Rokie Bernstein, followed by the Tikun 8 p.m. Information:

-- St. James Cemetery Open Doors May 26-27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., across from Polo Park. The Historic Old Church will be open to the public. Information: 888-3489 or

-- Lutheran Church of the Cross church service followed by a neighbourhood barbecue (pig roast), May 27, 10:30 a.m., 560 Arlington St. Bring lawn chair.

-- Temple Shalom dedication of the Penn Torah Scroll, and a service celebrating Shavuot, May 27, 11 a.m. The ceremony is the culmination of a two-year journey by Irma Penn, Soferot, to create a new Torah for our community. Shavuot commemorates the anniversary of the day God gave the Torah to the Israelite nation assembled at Mount Sinai. RSVP: or 453-1655.

-- Michael McKay, baritone and Gothic harpist Volez Vos Que Je Vos Chant music for voice and medieval harp, May 27, 2:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 61 Picardy Place.

-- Parish Church of St. Luke (Anglican) Choral Evensong, May 27, 4:30 p.m., 130 Nassau St. N. at Stradrook Ave. A traditional service with sung responses, Anglican chant psalms, prayers, hymns and choir selections. All are invited to attend and enjoy the music, liturgy, and ambience in our heritage building. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday noon-4:30 p.m.

-- St. Mark Coptic Church celebrates the anniversary of the Holy Family trip to Egypt, June 2 and 3, noon-7 p.m., 1400 Pembina Hwy. Free gate admissions.

-- 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, June 5, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 897-4203.

-- Riding Mountain Conference of Churchmen welcomes all Christian men to the 46th annual church men's camp, June 8-10. Speaker is Dan Palsson, CTV sports fame. Information:

-- Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship -- Winnipeg Chapter -- invites men and women to a breakfast outreach, June 9, 9 a.m., Canad Inns Windsor Park, 1034 Elizabeth Rd. The Sound Foundation Winnipeg will be ministering in songs, as well as in Testimony. $12 at the door.

-- Eckankar informal discussion Discover the Spiritual Wisdom of Dreams, June 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, 999 Sargent Ave. Information: 837-5915 or

-- Eckankar worship service and HU Song, Is There More to Life Than What is Around Me?, June 24, 10:15 a.m., Canad Inn, 1824 Pembina Hwy. Information: 233-4281 or

-- Eckankar discussion: Sacred wisdom found in past lives, dreams and soul travel, June 28, 7-8:30 p.m., Smitty's restaurant, 168 Main St., Selkirk. 837-5915 or

-- Rose Family Alternative High Holy Day Minyan will be held this year at Congregation Etz Chayim,123 Matheson Ave. Information:

-- Victory Missions tour, To Israel with Love Tour, Sept. 2-11. Call Ken 942-5433.

-- Celebrate recovery, a Christ-centred recovery program for all people seeking healing and freedom from hurts, habits and hang-ups, meets with worship, teaching and open share groups, Fridays, 7 p.m., Riverwood Church, 257 Riverton Ave. Information: Facebook at Celebrate Recovery Winnipeg, Pam 668-3181 x209 or

-- Franciscan Group in South Winnipeg, a small group of Catholic men and women, meet regularly each month, to pray together, to study Franciscan material and to support each other on the road to spiritual development. Consider this your invitation to join us. Call Bernadette, 474-0320.

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