Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 22-29, 2017:  Reconciliation:  The Love of Christ Compels Us (2 Cor. 5:14-20).  

The 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity draws its theme from the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The prayer materials were prepared by an ecumenical committee from Germany and distributed around the world for use throughout 2017.

Morning service at GPUC begins 7am followed by a light breakfast.

 

DETAILS: WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2017

Begins January 22 and concludes on January 29. Events and services:

"What have you to do with Peace?" A Conversation about Peace in our Time - participants Archbishop Donald Bolen, Dr. Walter Klaassen, and Ruth Klaassen, Friday, January 27, 7.30 to 9.30 pm, Cathedral of the Holy Family, (123 Nelson Rd). No fee for this program, but there will be a voluntary offering taken at the door.

Week of Prayer 2017: Reconciliation: The Love of Christ Compels Us (2 Cor. 5:14-20)
The 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity draws its theme from the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The prayer materials were prepared by an ecumenical committee from Germany and distributed around the world for use throughout 2017.

  • Sunday, Jan.22 at 3pm - Opening Service at Redeemer Lutheran
  • Monday, Jan. 23 at 7 am at Grosvenor Park United Church

  • Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 am at Emmanuel Baptist Church

  • Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 pm - Singing Into Unity, Christ Church Anglican

  • Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7 am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 419 Ave E. N.

  • Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 am at First Mennonite Church, 418 Queen St.

  • Thursday, Jan. 26 at 12:00 noon (liturgy) with lunch to follow at 12:30 pm at Queen’s House

  • Friday, Jan. 27, 7 am at Ukrainian Catholic Parish of the Dormition

  • Sunday, Jan. 29 at 3 pm - Closing Service at St. Anne Roman Catholic

    Resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity are available online at http://weekofprayer.ca or for more information contact the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism at (306) 653-1633 or admin@pcecumenism.ca

The 2017 De Margerie Series on Christian Unity and Reconciliation

• De Margerie Lecture with Dr. Dirk G. Lange - Reformation Today: From Conflict to Communion, Together in Hope at 7:30 pm Thursday, Jan. 26 at St. Thomas More College, 1437 College Drive. All are welcome.

• Friday workshop at 9:30 am on Jan. 27: "Re-membering a story". We will explore the document From Conflict to Communion as well other key ecumenical statements connecting to the Joint Commemoration of the Reformation in Lund, Sweden on October 31, 2016.

• Saturday workshop at 9:30 am on Jan. 28: "Spiritual Ecumenism". A brief overview of From Conflict to Communion followed by a look at the Common Prayer and what spiritual ecumenism means for us as individuals and as parishes today. Both workshops are held at the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Rd, featuring Dr. Dirk G. Lange. All welcome.