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 […]

Interfaith Bible Study

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – 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 Nov 6 and finishing Dec 11, 2019 then beginning again February 19-March 25, 2020.  These sessions are led by The Rev. Anna Greenwood-Lee, Rabbi Mark Glickman, Rabbi Shaul Osadchey and The Rev. Wallace Bornhuse.  All are welcome. There is no charge […]

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 […]

Interfaith Bible Study

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 – Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – We will resume meeting on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 – 2:30 beginning January 9th and meet for 8 weeks finishing on Wednesday, February 27. The first four sessions will be at Beth Tzedec (1325 Glenmore Trail) and the second four at B’Nai Tikvah (900 47th Ave SW). As usual no need to register, come to […]

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 […]

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