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Cross-Canada Service of Prayer for Christian Unity

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Cross-Canada Service of Prayer for Christian Unity – Led by the Canadian Council of Churches, this service on
Saturday, June 5 at 3:00 pm EDT (1:00 pm in Saskatchewan) will draw from the 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity theme “Abide in My Love” (cf. Jn 15:5-9).

* Ecumenical celebration online – During this season of Pentecost, The Canadian Council of Churches and its ecumenical partners, The Canadian Centre for Ecumenism and The Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, invite you to a cross-Canada online celebration on Saturday, June 5, 1:00 p.m. SK time (3:00 p.m. EDT).

This event is bilingual, with simultaneous translation in both English and French. Leaders from diverse Christian traditions in Canada will offer prayers and Scripture readings. The Rev. Michael Blair, General Secretary, General Council, The United Church of Canada, and His Eminence Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Québec and Primate of Canada, will offer homiletic reflections.

Gathering as branches of Christ the True Vine, let us experience, and bear witness to, God’s abiding love amid this year’s unique challenges.

For more information, please contact Maria Simakova, Program Coordinator, ac.sehcruhcfolicnuoc@avokamis.

Register on Eventbrite: wpcu-2021-spuc.eventbrite.ca. (https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/abide-in-my-love-demeurez-dans-mon-amour-registration-154275412913 )

COST: This online celebration is free for all who would like to attend, but a small contribution of $10 to offset the cost of the event is welcomed.

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Date:
June 5
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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