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Regional Council meeting 2021

Theme: LOVING OUR NEIGHBOUR AND OURSELVES The 3rd Annual Meeting of Northern Spirit Regional Council will be held online via Zoom, Tuesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 6. 2021. The sessions will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (MDT). The registration information and form will be sent to Communities of Faith, Ministry Personnel and […]

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Regional Council meeting 2021

Theme: LOVING OUR NEIGHBOUR AND OURSELVES The 3rd Annual Meeting of Northern Spirit Regional Council will be held online via Zoom, Tuesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 6. 2021. The sessions will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (MDT). The registration information and form will be sent to Communities of Faith, Ministry Personnel and […]

A Conversation with and about LGBTQ2S+

This is an online event presented by the Sexual and Gender Acceptance group of Wetaskiwin in partnership with First United Church, Wetaskiwin. There will be video, discussion, presentation that explores language, experience and how to be more respectful in our mutual conversations.

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

You are invited to join Affirming Reflections for an International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia Livestream Event. This event will feature songs, stories and reflections from Two-spirit & LGBTQIA+ folks and their experiences around homophobia, transphobia & biphobia. We will hear about how inclusion and acceptance within society and within the Church helps to end […]

Affirming Leaders Day 2021

Join from anywhere in the world for Affirming Leaders Day! A faith-based development & connection day for allied and LGBTQ2S+ folks! Featuring Civil Rights Activist Rev. James Lawson, Queer Singer/Songwriter Semler, and Pop Culture Critic/Scholar/Author Anthony Oliveira!  Peace and Protest: Creating Change with Love and Intention We explore the ways that our faith calls us to […]

PRIDE 2021

Join in on the Pride month celebrations! Many Pride societies are offering online or distanced events in communities large and small. Support from your community of faith makes a difference, especially since so many Christian communities remain non-affirming. Are there creative ways you can offer that support? Your church signage, rainbows on your church property, […]

No Easy Jesus: Affirming theology and practice in our contexts

Zoom

.An evening exploring 2SLGBTQIA+ affirming theology and practices in our contexts, organized by the Northern Spirit Affirming Task Group. This event is our annual meeting education space and all delegates are invited, along with all the people of the Regional Council. Come and learn together while we help the Regional Council in its Affirming journey. […]

Western Intercultural Network conversation and AGM

Zoom

Encountering the Intercultural Iceberg: the Clergy Collar! Speakers Rev Lee Spice, Rev Piotr (Peter) Strzelecki VDM, and resource people from the WIMN executive, followed by conversation and a short AGM for the Network. Join the Western Intercultural Ministry Network as we explore the cultural iceberg –specifically, the clergy collar. What values, histories, stories, power dynamics […]

Free
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Centre for Christian Studies Friday: Unanswered Questions about 9/11

Zoom

The next CCS Friday will be an online discussion of Ray McGinnis' recent book, Unanswered Questions about 9/11 (with a study guide for churches). Join in as Ray, guest, author, and CCS grad, shares what he learned about the families of those killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre on Sept. 11, […]

Free – $92

Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Service

You are invited to join Affirming Ministries for the Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Service on November 20th from 2:00-3:00PM. Join us in-person at Robertson-Wesley United Church or watch online through the Facebook Event Page. Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1999 and has been observed annually on November 20 as a day to raise public awareness […]