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-- Westminster United Church, Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m., presentation of Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria. Free.
-- Open Discussion: Climate Change Positive Action, Manitoba Buddhist Temple, 39 Tecumseh, Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
-- Southwest Winnipeg Christmas Service, Linden Woods Community Centre -- multi-purpose room, 414 Lindenwood Dr. W., Dec. 23, 7 p.m.
-- Christmas All Saints' Anglican Church, Broadway and Osborne, Dec. 23, 11 a.m., Lessons and Carols service; and Dec. 24, 11 a.m., Christmas Eve Choral Eucharist featuring chorus, strings and Charpentier. Donation.
-- Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Epiphany, St. John's College Chapel, University of Manitoba, 92 Dysart Rd., Jan. 6, 7 p.m.
-- Christian Businessmen's Wednesday luncheons, Winnipeg Winter Club. Fellowship, Bible study and prayer. Confirm attendance 204-996-4289.
-- St. Vital Catholic Church offers preparation sessions for children, teens and adults as part of Rite of Christian Initiation. Adults meet weekly Thursday 7:30-9 p.m. and children Sunday 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Information: Nicole 204-803-6556 or email@example.com.
-- Bethesda Church invites the public to join us on Sundays 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, or http://bethesdachurchonline.ca