Residential Silent Retreat with Pip Nicholls

Thursday, September 17, 2020 – Sunday, September 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Walking Home Together: Each of us has a deep, inner desire to “come home”.  This notion of home draws us away form restless wandering to explore our roots and our branches.  Being Home is like a flower that is neither trying to give anything nor trying to get anything, yet its beauty and its fragrance […]

Holy Wisdom, Mother of God with The Rev. Matthew Wright

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 – Friday, May 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Holy Wisdom, Mother of God with The Rev. Matthew Wright May 5-8, 2020 at Kingsfold Retreat Centre Join us for a four day/three night program of chant, teaching, and contemplative practices to nourish the spiritual heart.  Together we will explore devotion to the Divine Feminine in the Jewish and Christian traditions, particularly under the guises […]

Weekend with Dan Hines

Friday, March 6, 2020 – Sunday, March 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 am – Dan Hines will lead us in a weekend lecture and workshop Friday, March 6-Sunday, March 8, 2020 at St. Laurence Anglican Church. Friday, March 6 – Wayfinding as Life: Disorientation and Reorientation Wayfinding is the traditional art and skill of navigation over water or land. Dan will share what he has been learning with the […]

Interfaith Bible Study

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – We will continue our journey through Exodus Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 – 2:30 beginning again February 19-March 25, 2020.  These sessions are led by The Rev. Anna Greenwood-Lee, Rabbi Mark Glickman, Cantor Russell Jayne and The Rev. Wallace Bornhuse.  All are welcome. There is no charge and no need to register. Bring a Bible. Location […]

Mystical Activism with Matthew Fox

Friday, January 17, 2020 – Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 am – The Wisdom Centre is thrilled to announce that theologian Matthew Fox is coming to Calgary January 17-19, 2020 for a three day event on Mystical Activism, all at St. Laurence Anglican Church (5940 Lakeview Drive SW Calgary). Friday, January 17 7pm Public Lecture Awe and Wonder in a Secular World However “secular” our world is […]

Lose the Labels! Savvy Activism for Justice, Not Just Us – An Evening with Irshad Manji

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm – Hillhurst United Church, Affirming Connections and The Wisdom Centre present: Lose the Labels! Savvy Activism for Justice, Not Just Us with Irshad Manji As the rifts in our community life turn into deep chasms, and tension grows, Irshad Manji offers a brave, remarkably new perspective on how to find common ground even as we stand […]

Brian McLaren: The Great Spiritual Migration

Friday, November 1, 2019 – Sunday, November 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 3:30 pm – The Wisdom Centre and Hillhurst United invite you to join us November 1-3, 2019 for a three-day event with Brian McLaren. Friday, November 1, 7:00 pm Public Lecture at Knox United Church (506 4 Street SW, Calgary).  Re-Wilding Christianity: We know that Jesus’ greatest sermon took place outdoors.  In fact, most of his ministry took […]

Interfaith Bible Study

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Speaker/Facilitator: Anna Greenwood-Lee Rabbi Mark Glickman Rabbi Shaul Osadchey We will resume meeting on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 – 2:30 beginning May 1st and meet for 9 weeks finishing on Wednesday, June  26th. The first four sessions will be at Beth […]

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 – The Wisdom Centre is pleased to welcome John Bell to Calgary Ancient and Ever New: Spirituality in the 21st Century. Friday, March 22 at 7:30 pm. ANCIENT AND EVER NEW   … an introduction to Celtic Spirituality From the 5th century, there has been a distinctive spirituality developed in the Celtic nations by leading figures in […]

Theological Shifts, Rumblings, and Shake-Ups in the 21st Century with Anna Greenwood-Lee and Christine Conkin

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – Wednesday, April 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Wednesdays March 13, 20 and 27, April 3 and 10 from 1- 2:30pm at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church (1611 St Andrews Pl NW, Calgary) No charge but please register by emailing adminassist@stlaurence.ca  WE WILL START WITH THE PREMISE OUTLINED BY PHYLLIS TICKLE in her book The Great Emergence that the Church and society today are […]

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