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Events and Opportunities
Dallas Valley Ranch Camp’s Tubing Hill is open! The cost is $15 per person to tube for one hour, and there is room for 25 people each hour. Go to their website for more information and to buy tickets.
Luther College at the University of Regina will be offering a free program called “Project of Heart” on Wednesday evenings January 18 – April 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. U of R student Sylvie Smith received the Governor General’s medal for designing this program, which has been held across the country since 2011. It provides space for people to learn and respond to the history of residential schools in Canada. Sign up on their website. Spaces are limited but the course will be offered again in the spring.
Regina Apostolic Church is holding a half-day seminar for women on the topic of “Conquering Comparison and Overwhelm” with speaker Jenn Dean. Get practical tips to have peace in your life and find a rhythm that fits you and your family. Register at https://www.reginaap.com/events or call the church @ 306-789-1234 for assistance. The cost is $10.
A city-wide ecumenical worship service will be held at New Hope Lutheran Church (370 McIntosh Street N) on Sunday, February 5th at 3:00 pm. The joint choir, it will rehearse on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10:30 am at New Hope Lutheran Church. Contact the director, Joyce Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 306-545-7144 for details.
The YMCA is holding two free online programs to help young people deal with stress. Those aged 13-18 meet Wednesdays from February 1 – March 15 from 6:30 – 8 pm. Those aged 18-30 meet Thursdays from February 9 – March 23 from 6:30 – 8 pm. Contact Janelle.Janzen@regina.ymca.ca for more information and to register.
The Apologetics Canada conference is coming to Caronport, Saskatchewan on Friday February 10 and Saturday February 11. The theme is BRANDED: Rethinking Identity, and the cost (up to January 15) is $35 in person and $30 for live stream. (After that add $5). Find out about speakers, schedule and more at their website.
Calling all visual artists! The Voice of the Martyrs has an art contest on the topic of Resilient Love. The two categories are 13-18 years of age and adult and the winning entries will be published in the VOM Magazine. The submission deadline to send a high quality photo of your work is June 8. Find out more on their website.
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada seeks to unite evangelicals to bless Canada in the name of Jesus. Here are some things they do:
- publish two magazines: Faith Today (for a general audience) and Love is Moving (for youth and youth leaders). You can read them online or you can subscribe to a FREE print subscription for one or both magazines. They appreciate donations for the print magazines if you are able.
- Study current events and make submissions about bills going through Parliament and other issues. Find details at their Canada Watch.
- Host webinars and podcasts.
- Send out weekly emails and a newsletter. Sign up at their website.
Open Doors documents religious persecution toward Christians around the world, and provides help and encouragement to as many as they can. Resources include:
- A bi-monthly magazine. Here is the January-February 2023 issue.
- An annual World Watch List. The product of both desk and field research and the only one of its kind, ranks the top 50 most dangerous countries in which to live as a Christian. The number one thing persecuted Christians ask for is prayer, and this guide will help you know how to pray for our persecuted family.
- A monthly Prayer Calendar with specific prayer requests for individual persecuted Christians and communities.
- A weekly podcast.
- Stories from countries around the world. The news is not all bad. Open Doors reports that in many countries, even amidst the persecution, the church is thriving.
- International Days of Prayer for the persecuted church.
- The opportunity to donate to help persecuted Christians in need of food, shelter, education, or protection.
- The opportunity to write letters to persecuted Christians to encourage them and let them know someone cares.
Alpha is an 11-week course that creates a space, online or in person, where people are excited to bring their friends for a conversation about life, faith and Jesus. Alpha Canada has videos and information available in many languages, all free on their website. We have hosted Alpha sessions in our church in the past in English and Mandarin. They also offer:
- Webinars designed to equip the church in Canada to lead. Many of them are applicable outside of Alpha. You can find the webinars on their website.
- A YouTube playlist of stories of hope collected from Canadian churches during the pandemic.
Right Now Media has hundreds of video Bible studies, seminars, and conference videos for all ages and on a variety of topics. They can be watched on your computer or any mobile device or downloaded to watch offline. They can also be shared in a group. A church license is required to view them, but if you are affiliated with our church, you can sign up for a free RNM account on our website and access all of their content — right now!