Silent Retreat at King’s Fold Retreat Centre with Pip Nicholls

Thursday, September 17, 2020 – Sunday, September 20, 2020 @ All Day – Please plan on joining us as we welcome back Pip Nicholls of New Zealand for a silent contemplative retreat.  More details to come closer to the date. Pip Nicholls lives in Wellington, New Zealand.  Her contemplative seeking led her to Buddhism in the 70’s and she spent a year in a Thai Buddhist Monastery in […]

John Bell: Ancient and Ever New: Spirituality in the 21st Century

Friday, March 22, 2019 – Sunday, March 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 4:00 pm – SAVE THE DATE!! March 22-24, 2019 The Wisdom Centre is pleased to welcome John Bell to Calgary Ancient and Ever New: Spirituality in the 21st Century. John Bell will give a Friday evening public lecture, a Saturday workshop and will preach at St. Laurence at the 10 am service on Sunday, March 24. More details […]

The Rev. Travis Enright

Friday, February 8, 2019 – Sunday, February 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 am – The Wisdom Centre and Christ Church look forward to welcoming The Rev. Travis Enright for a three-day event on Reconciliation and Worldview February 8 – 10, 2019.   Travis comes to us from the Anglican Diocese of Edmonton where he serves both as archdeacon for Indigenous ministry and rector of St. Faith’s Anglican Church. Friday, February […]

Contemplative Study of the Gospel of Thomas

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Please plan on joining The Rev. Don McLeod for a contemplative exploration of the Gospel of Thomas.  The Gospel of Thomas is no doubt the single most important early Christian text to be recovered in the monumental Nag Hammadi collection unearthed in the Egyptian desert in 1945. Cynthia Bourgeault has suggested that “the contemporary re-emergence […]

The Bible and Action for Justice with The Rev. Laurel Dykstra

Friday, October 19, 2018 – Sunday, October 21, 2018 @ All Day – Please plan on joining us as we welcome The Rev. Laurel Dykstra http://salalandcedar.com/about/rev-laurel-dykstra/ to Calgary for a three-day event Friday, October 19-Sunday, October 21.  Laurel serves as the founder and Priest of Salal and Cedar, an environmental justice ministry in the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster.  Laurel is an anti-racism trainer and served as the […]

Interfaith Bible Study – Genesis

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – Wednesday, October 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Interfaith Genesis Bible Study Wednesday afternoons in October, 1:00 to 2:30 pm Temple B’nai Tikvah (900 47th Avenue SW).  **PLEASE NOTE** This is a change in venue.  No need to register.  Please come to as many sessions as you are able.  Bring a Bible and join in the conversation with The Rev. Anna Greenwood-Lee, Rabbi Osadchey, […]

Public Lecture with Matthew Wright

Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – On Friday, April 20th at 7:30 pm, Matthew will be giving a public lecture at St. Laurence Anglican Church. Opening the Eye of the Heart: Jesus and Unitive Wisdom.  This public talk will explore the unitive and contemplative wisdom at the heart of the teachings of Jesus.  Together we’ll look at the ways Christianity has […]

Looking at Holy Women Through the Lens of Diversity

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Wed., April 11, 1:00-2:30 at St. Laurence  Looking at Holy Women through the Lens of Diversity  Who are the Holy Women who have walked before us, our ancestors, foremothers and sisters in the Spirit? Miriam, honored by Jews and Christians as a prophetess… Mary, the subject of an entire chapter in the Koran and bowed […]

What is the Bible?: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything

Monday, February 19, 2018 – Wednesday, March 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Mondays, February 19, 26, and March 5 from 7:00-8:30 pm at the Barracks Room at the Wildrose Taproom (4580 Quesnay Wood Dr. SW)  Please park on the East or Crowchild Trail side of the pub and enter directly into Barracks Room. Also, Wednesdays, February 21, 28 and March 7 from 1:00-2:30 pm at St. Laurence […]

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