human beings, Being Human: An Unorthodox Journey through Lent

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – Wednesday, March 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – So much of what goes on in a traditional Lenten observance is privatized. “Go into your inner room and shut the door”. Yet, what our world and our planet desperately need right now is a larger picture; a renewed vision of what it means to be fully human. What if Lent was seen as an […]

Interfaith Bible Study

Thursday, January 21, 2021 – Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Join us Thursdays, beginning January 21 and ending February 25 from 1:00-2:30 pm as we continue in our journey through the book of Numbers.  The sessions are free and open to all.  Please RSVP to or by calling 403-255-8688 and a link to the Zoom meeting will be provided. These sessions are facilitated by […]

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

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – “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, […]

Living with Uncertainty – Lessons from the Psalms

Friday, September 18, 2020 – Sunday, September 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Covid has been a crash course in uncertainty that none of us signed up for. Come away with us for a weekend at Kingsfold Retreat Centre when we will use the Psalms to look at the myriad emotions all of us have been through and are going through on this journey. The weekend will include […]

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 […]

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