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Lenten Study 2017: Judaism and Christianity

Mar 06, 2017 7:00 pm - Apr 03, 2017 9:00 pm

Purpose: To help participants better understand the practices and beliefs of Judaism in dialogue with Christianity.

Each session will be presented by leaders in the Winnipeg Christian and Jewish communities.

To assist in planning, please advise if you will be attending by emailing office@westworth.ca or calling 204-489-6974 ext. 20 by Feb. 17, if possible (later deciders – come anyway!)

Supported by a grant awarded by the Living Spirit Fund of the

United Church of Canada Foundation

Schedule: 

March 6: Phil Spevack

Christianity’s Jewish Roots with music and humour

 

March 13: Ruth Livingston (Pre-register to confirm your space in small group activity)

Scribing and Interpreting Scripture

Respondent: Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd

 

March 20: Dr. Stefan Carter

Holocaust/Shoah Survivor: A Personal Story

Belle Jarniewski

Why Remember the Shoah?

Respondent: Rev. Earl Gould

 

March 27: Dr. Ruth Ashrafi

Women’s Impact upon Jewish Observance & Study

Respondent: Rev. Dr. Jane Barter

 

April 3: Rabbi Alan Green

Jewish Mysticism on One Foot: The Little that Contains

 

Location: Westworth United Church

Street: 1750 Grosvenor Ave. (at Lanark)

Phone: 204-489-6974 ext. 20