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“Money and real-estate occupy the body, but all the heart wants is expanding friendship.” – Rumi I love this quote from Rumi. It captures well what it means to be human. We are, foremost, relational beings. That’s what Community Spirit is all about. Last Friday, a diverse group of people across cultures and generations came(…)
By: Helen Lepp Friesen – Community Correspondent https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/souwester/correspondent/Donna-Wainikka-wins-Fort-Garry-Award-506984671.html In the fall of 2018, I invited nominations for the Fort Garry Award, an award meant to honour people in our community that deserve to be recognized for their tireless work to make Fort Garry a better place. By way of this article, Donna Wainikka is today(…)
FGUC “SPRING FLING” CONCERT Tickets will be sold starting Sunday, March 17, and every Sunday for our Spring Fundraiser. Featuring FGUC Choir, Winnipeg Male Chorus, New Horizons Bands, Jazz and Intermediate, as well as the Winnipeg Mennonite Theatre Co. It will be a fun evening with talented performers as well as great prizes. For some(…)
The long and harsh winter in Winnipeg makes it hard for its citizens to see each other’s face. That’s true even if people are outside walking, shovelling or waiting at the bus stop because they are all bundled up. So it’s pretty hard to make new friends in this friendly province especially in(…)
In collaboration with Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker, we provide 8 weeks of knitting classes at Access Fort Garry (135 Plaza Drive) Liz Moore is the main instructor. This is a free program, and snack and child-minding is provided. Anyone can still join. To register: call Patricia 204-894-8421, Sahra 204-981-1807 or FGUC 204-475-1586. Here is a(…)
FRIDAY, MARCH 8 – COMMUNMITY SPIRIT GATHERING 5:00 -7:30 pm in the upper hall. Everyone welcome, Bring your friends and neighbors! Come out and join us for a fun filled evening with families, children, teens, adults, and seniors. In partnership with Spirit Path we are hosting a community gathering with food, games, crafts and(…)
Fort Garry United Church – 800 Point Road FRIDAY- SUNDAY, MARCH 15 – 17 This workshop is an introduction to the basic concepts of healing hands within the Christian tradition, with an emphasis on learning to be a healing presence of God`s healing power. The workshop includes: discussion of the traditional, scriptural, and spiritual sources(…)