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Announcements for Faith Briefs must be in our office by 4 p.m. Monday before the intended date of publication. Due to space restrictions, publication is not guaranteed. Email diane.pratt@freepress.mb.ca (no attachments, please) or fax 204-697-7412.

-- St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Parish Canonization celebration, Oct. 21. Mass in honour of Kateri, 10:30 a.m., 794 Ellice Ave. Information: 204-783-7215 or www.kateriparish.catholicweb.com .

-- Jazz Vespers, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., Transcona Memorial United Church, 209 Yale Ave. W. Featuring the Simon Christie Trio.

-- Buxtehude Evensong, Oct. 21, 4:30 p.m., All Saints' Anglican Church, corner of Broadway and Osborne Street. Information: allsaints.mb.ca .

-- Manitoba Islamic Association open house, Who is Prophet Muhammad? Oct. 21, 2:30-5 p.m., 2445 Waverley St. Information: louay.alghoul@miaonline.org .

-- CMU Vespers, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., Laudamus Auditorium. A time of worship through prayer, scripture reading and choral music. Free.

-- New course at the University of Winnipeg: Emergence Christianity begins Oct. 24, 6:15-8:45 p.m. We'll be reading books by Phyllis Tickle, Diana Butler Bass, Leonard Sweet, Brian McLaren and more. See www.organicparish.com .

-- Is God the Difference? Religion and politics in the United States and Canada, a free lecture by Mark Toulouse, author of God in Public, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg. Free admission. Presented by the Knowles-Woodsworth Centre for Theology and Public Policy and The Uniter. Tickets: www.knowles-woodsworth.org .

-- Rabbi Neal Rose offers a new course, Biblical Wisdom: A Guide to Right Living, Oct. 25-Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres. Cost: $105/members, $120/non-members. Walk-ins welcome. Information: 204-452-3711, information@shareyzedek.mb.ca, www.shaareyzedek.mb.ca .

-- Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Winnipeg presents Celebrating Our Journey Together: Building Community in the Archdiocese of Winnipeg Since Vatican II, Oct. 26-27, St. Vital Parish, 1629 Pembina Highway. Friday evening: sacred music, reflections and Bishop Remi De Roo. Saturday: morning prayer, reflections on the journey today and lunch. Admission free. Register at a church or www.archwinnipeg.ca .

-- Quizmasters hosts Robin and Maria Allan, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., Augustine United Church, 444 River Ave. $15, advance registration only; 204-284-2250 or augustine.uc@mts.net .

-- Eastman Male Choir of Steinbach and the University of Manitoba Concert Choir perform Singin' in the Grain, a fundraising concert for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m., Springfield Heights Mennonite Church, 570 Sharron Bay.

-- Eckankar worship service, Living in the Presence of God, Oct. 28, Hu Chant 10:15 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., Canad Inn, 1824 Pembina Highway. Information: 233-4281 or www.eckankar-mb.ca .

-- Muslims and Christians working together to help build clinic in Mayungwe, Uganda. High tea reception fundraiser, Nov. 3, 2-5 p.m., Grand Mosque, 2445 Waverley St. Tickets: Margaret 204-837-1538, Patricia, 204-788-0240, or Irene, 204-944-1560.

-- Adoramus Ministries celebration of Remembrance in Music and Song, Forever in My Heart Lest We Forget, Nov. 11, 2 p.m., Green Acres Memorial Gardens Chapel, Highway 1 E. at Green Acres Lane. Information: 204-237-7899.

-- Bethesda Church invites the public to join us on Sundays at 10 a.m., 1350 Grant Ave., for our new series of messages, entitled Lessons from Nehemiah: Rebuilding God's House, which will be offered in conjunction with our upcoming small-group discipleship study If You Will Pray, also based on the Book of Nehemiah. Information: 204-987-2890, office@bethesdachurch.ca or bethesdachurchonline.ca .

-- Canadian Association for Spiritual Care will host Healing the Wounded Healer, featuring Douglas C. Smith (author of Spiritual Growth and Healing and the Tao of Grieving), Nov. 14, Bethel Church, 456 Stafford St. Register: msalapastora@misericordia.mb.ca . $50 includes lunch. Information: 204-788-8249.

-- Journey to Bethlehem, Dec. 2, Gilbert Plains Elementary School. Horse-drawn wagon ride to various locations, telling the story of the birth of Jesus.

-- Faith Bible Church of Winnipeg meets Sundays, South Chapel, CMU, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. at Grant Avenue. Morning prayer meeting 9:15 a.m., Room C11. Adult Sunday School 9:30 a.m.: Living for Christ series. Worship service at 10:45 a.m. Sermon series on The Revelation of Jesus Christ. www.faithbiblechurch.ca .

-- St. Peter's Anglican Church, 755 Elm St., is offering a bursary for a baritone or tenor choister. Call 204-488-8093.

-- Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centred recovery program for 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. Facebook at Celebrate Recovery Winnipeg, Pam, 204-668-3181, ext. 209, 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, 204-474-0320.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 20, 2012 J13

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