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 […]

Turbulent 2020s: A Theological Field Guide with Anna Greenwood-Lee and Christine Conkin

Sunday, July 5, 2020 – Saturday, July 11, 2020 @ All Day – “Turbulent 2020s: A theological field guide” Nobody quite knows what is coming for the 2020s but most agree that it is going to be turbulent. Join us as we: – Get real, even if it means getting smaller – Reimagine Jesus (not as a bigot) – Don’t just think about it – Get off our asses, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Rev. Travis Enright

Friday, February 8, 2019 – Sunday, February 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 am – Listen to a recording of the public lecture on February 8, 2019 here (1:33) 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 […]

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