Interfaith Bible Study: Genesis (from Creation to the Flood)

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – Tuesday, May 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Join us for Calgary Interfaith Council’s Interfaith Bible Study, Tuesday afternoons, May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 1:00-2:30 pm.  The study will be held at Beth Tzedec Congregation (1325 Glenmore Trail SW, Calgary).  This event is free and open to all but please email wisdomcentre@stlaurence.ca to register.  Facilitators include Rabbi Shaul Osadchey (Beth […]

Diarmuid O’Murchu

Thursday, April 20, 2017 – Sunday, April 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Gospel Inclusivity:  In Church & Beyond with Diarmuid O’Murchu.  Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7:00 pm at St. Laurence Anglican Church (5940 Lakeview Drive SW) Online ticket purchasing is now closed. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $20 cash.  Diarmuid O’Murchu poster Diarmuid O’Murchu holds high the millions on the margins of the church […]

Parker Palmer’s A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 9:00 pm – The Wisdom Centre is pleased to present a three-week series looking at Parker Palmer’s A Hidden Wholeness: The journey Toward an Undivided Life.  In each session, we will view and then discuss the videos that complement his best selling book of the same title.  In the first session, we will consider the soul and our […]

Elder in the Making

Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm – The Wisdom Centre is proud to host a screening of the feature film, Elder in the Making, Friday, November 4 at 7:30 pm at St. Laurence Anglican Church.  Tickets are $10 at the door. A brief synopsis: Two young urban dwellers, one a Blackfoot aboriginal named Cowboy and the other a Chinese Canadian newcomer named […]

Gifts of the Darkwood Brew

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 – Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 1:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Gifts of the Darkwood Brew is based on themes explored in Eric Elnes’ book, “Gifts of the Dark Wood”.  This DVD-based series explores the proposition that our best help on life’s journey often comes from the most unlikely and misunderstood of places, a place known famously, or infamously, as the Dark Wood. Join us on […]

Richard Wagamese

Monday, September 12, 2016 – Monday, September 26, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Unfortunately, due to Richard’s ill health, he has had to cancel his appearance in October at Knox United and the Wisdom Centre. The book study, reviewing Richard’s book One Story, One Song, will take place at St. Laurence Anglican Church on Mondays, September 12, 19 and 26 beginning at 7:30 pm.  To register, please email […]

Do You Know For Sure What You Are Eating?

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – Wednesday, June 1, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Do you know for sure what you are eating? Is there enough good food in Calgary to feed all of us?  Did you know that most of our food comes from corn?  Are you concerned about rising food prices? Join us for a four-week book study and discussion series and get to know your food. […]

oblivion

Friday, April 15, 2016 – Saturday, April 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 1:00 pm – Oblivion St. Laurence Church and the Wisdom Centre are pleased to be working with St. Stephens Anglican Church and Knox Presbyterian to bring two performances of a play by Jonathan Brower, Oblivion. Oblivion is a semi-autobiographical story that beautifully portrays the complexities surrounding faith and queer identity.  Paralyzed by his past, Tim stands at a […]

Christian Animism with The Rev. Shawn Sanford Beck

Friday, February 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – The Wisdom Centre is pleased to welcome The Rev. Shawn Sanford Beck to St. Laurence Anglican Church on Friday, February 19 at 7:30 pm. Shawn is an Anglican Priest who has recently published a book on Christian Animism.  “Christian animism,” for many, can suggest nothing more than crude syncretism, or a blasphemous oxymoron. Shawn Sanford […]

Animate Faith

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 – Tuesday, March 15, 2016 @ 1:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Tuesdays beginning February 2 through until March 15, 2016.  Choose either afternoon or evening times. Are you looking for a meaningful way to explore and deepen your faith?  Then please join us for our Lenten Series, Animate Faith. Animate Faith is a seven-session series that creatively explores central topics of Christianity.  Each session includes a […]

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