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-- St. Andrew's River Heights United Church welcomes you to a service celebrating the centenary of Northrop Frye's birth, July 15, 10:30 a.m. We will share readings and reflections by Frye, Canada's greatest philosopher and biblical literary critic. Information: Rev. Lesley Fox 488-1130.

-- Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg sermon, A Journey Out of Mennonite Country, but still staying within its boundaries, with Janet Toews, July 15, 10:30 a.m., 603 Wellington Cres. Information: www.uuwinnipeg.mb.ca

-- Remember AMIA, 18 years since the terrorist bombing of the Jewish Community Centre in Buenos Aires, July 18, 7 p.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres.

-- Historic St. Michael's Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church near Gardenton, annual pilgrimage, July 21, confession 9 a.m. with Mass 10 a.m., east of Tolstoi on Hwy. 209. Followed by dinner ($15 adults, school-age youth free) held on the grounds 12:30. Information: Don Machnee 204- 339-2285.

-- Eckankar worship service and HU song, Relationships, Karma or Love?, July 22, 10:15 a.m., Canad Inn, 1824 Pembina Hwy. Information: 233-4281 or www.eckankar-mb.ca

-- Canadian Mennonite University Chapel presents Direct from Jerusalem, Merv and Merla Watson and Elana Watson, Aug. 11, 2 p.m., 500 Shaftsbury Blvd. Information: 774-8399.

-- Mountaintop experience with our vacation Bible school for ages 4 to 11, Aug. 14-16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Church of St. Stephen & St. Bede, 99 Turner Ave. Register: Pastor Diana Wilde 837-9812 or 898-3354. $30 per family.

-- Churchill Park United Church Summer Day Camp until Aug. 24. Ages 6 to 12. $60 per week. Register: 452-8561 or office@churchillparkunited.ca. Forms: www.churchillpark.ca or 525 Beresford Ave. No drop-ins.

-- Unity 2012, A National Gathering of Ukrainian Catholic Young Adults 18 or older, Aug. 16-19, Wilderness Edge Retreat Centre, Pinawa. Register: unity2012.wordpress.com or Tamara Lisowski 338-7801 ext. 2.

-- 22nd annual Winnipeg Prophecy Conference, Oct. 11-13, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave. Speakers: David Hocking; Meno Kalisher; Steve Herzig; Rob Lindsted; H.H. Barber; Jacob Prasch. Theme 2012: Is End of All Things At Hand? Information: www.wpgpc.org or 832-4625.

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

-- 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 pam@riverwood.cc

-- Franciscan Group in South Winnipeg, a small group of Catholic men and women, meets 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.

-- New Church -- Winnipeg Baptist Church meeting Sundays, 1 p.m., Crescentwood Community Centre, Corydon Avenue. Exciting web-based ministry site is full of short films that challenge believers and unbelievers alike at freeflix.ca sponsored by Winnipeg Baptist Church. Free counselling also available from Pastor Jeff Williams. Information: www.winnipegbaptistchurch.ca or Pastor Williams 250-4193.

-- Grace Reformed Baptist Fellowship worship centred on God and His Word through expository preaching and the singing of psalms and hymns. Sundays, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary School, 26 Agassiz Dr. (near U of M).

-- Immanuel Pentecostal Church, in partnership with the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba and Living Room, offers a faith-based support group for persons living with mood disorders. The group is facilitated by Lorna Smith who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and is now enjoying the abundant life that God promises. The group meets on the last Sunday of each month, 5-7 p.m., 955 Wilkes Ave. Information: Lorna 296-2920 or smith.lornaa@gmail.com

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 14, 2012 J13

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