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-- Heritage Log Church Summer Services -- St. James Anglican Heritage Church opens for summer services in the cemetery across from Polo Park, 10 a.m. every Sunday until Aug. 26, Heritage Log Church, 525 Tylehurst. 204-888-3489.

-- Harvest America Crusade One day, One church, One message! Our church is participating among thousands of churches in a free live simulcast: Harvest America with Greg Laurie and guest artists Jeremy Camp and Mercy Me, Aug. 26, 5 p.m., Filipino Evangelical Church, 977 Spruce St. 204-775-5679 and harvestamerica.com. Free.

-- Eckankar presents The Grateful Heart and Divine Love worship service, Aug. 26, 10:15 a.m.

-- Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg sermon Let Us Pray with Norma Drosdowech, Aug. 26, 10:30 a.m., 603 Wellington Cres. Information: www.uuwinnipeg.mb.ca.

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

-- Red River Gathering Rededication of the Chief Peguis Monument located at St. Peter's Dynevor Anglican Church, East Selkirk, Sept. 6, 2 p.m. Information: www.redriver200.ca.

-- Jewish Federation of Winnipeg, CJA and Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs present Holy War in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Past & Present with Israeli Counterterrorism expert Dr. Jonathan Fine (IDC Herzliya), Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Berney Theatre Asper Jewish Community Campus, 123 Doncaster St. All welcome. No admission.

-- House of David Ministries miracle meetings Come, into His Presence, Sept. 7-8, 7 p.m., Marlborough Hotel, 331 Smith St. Register 1-877-279-4744 or www.houseofdavidministry.org.

-- Congregation Etz Chayim welcomes special guest Dr. Rachael Turkienicz for a Scholar in Residence weekend, Sept. 7-8. Dr. Turkienicz is the founder and executive director of Rachael's Centre in Toronto, a Canadian not-for-profit institution involved in informal Jewish education and Pluralistic Judaism. Selichot Program and Service Sept. 8, 8:30 p.m., 123 Matheson Ave. E. Information: 204-589-6305 or www.congregationetzchayim.ca.

-- Friends of St. Joseph's Residence annual outdoor mass and barbecue, Sept. 9, 2 p.m., St. Joseph's Residence (Memory Lane). Free (donations gratefully accepted).

-- Our Lady of La Salette Pilgrimage, daily, Sept. 14-16, St. Mary Roman Catholic Church.

-- Winnipeg's Congregation Shir Tikvah will hold High Holiday Services for Rosh Hashanah, Sept. 17-18, and Yom Kippur, Sept. 25-26. All services take place at the Viscount Gort Hotel. For further information or to purchase tickets email congregationshirtikvah@shaw.ca or phone Sharon Bronstone at 338-5064.

-- 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 the End of All Things At Hand? Information: www.wpgpc.org or 832-4625.

-- St. Peter's Anglican Church, 755 Elm St., is offering a bursary for a baritone or tenor chorister. Information: 488-8093.

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

-- 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, study Franciscan material and support each other on the road to spiritual development. Consider this your invitation to join us. Call Bernadette, 474-0320.

-- Winnipeg Baptist Church meets Sundays, 11 a.m., Crescentwood Community Centre, 1170 Corydon Ave. Information: www.freeflix.ca to take the heaven or hell quiz or view the five-minute video entitled Key to the Bible.

-- 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 non-believers 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.

-- 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

-- When Wise Men Still Seek Him, men's prayer and Bible study, Calvary Temple, Argue Building, room 100, every Thursday, 7 p.m.

-- 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 the U of M).

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition August 25, 2012 j15

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