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LIVING WELL, DYING WELL: BEFORE THE CRISIS

In a culture that both “doesn’t do death” (eg. no service, visitation), yet claims the right to choose death (Medical Assistance in Dying) how do Ministry Personnel help people of faith navigate the complexity of choices as we confront End … Continue reading

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Documentary Film Launch – Truly and Humbly: Memories of the First Apology

More than 200 people turned out at St. Peter’s United Church on November 7th for the film launch of Truly and Humbly: Memories of the First Apology by filmmaker Hoi Cheu.  Truly and Humbly documents the stories and experiences of … Continue reading

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Moderator Jordan Cantwell in Sudbury

On November 8th, 2017, United Church Moderator Rev. Jordan Cantwell was in Sudbury to speak at MILC’s annual general meeting. She join us at St. Stephen’s on the Hill United Church in Sudbury for a meeting with youth and a … Continue reading

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Inspire, Ask and Thank

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, the United Church of Canada in Mission and Service along with MILC hosted a stewardship workshop focused on assisting church members how to inspire, ask and thank.  This practical workshop ran from 10am to 4pm … Continue reading

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World Labyrinth Day 2017

The cold temperatures and strong winds did not stop a resolute group from gathering at the Lourdes Grotto on May 6th, 2017 for the annual celebration of World Labyrinth Day.  St. Peter’s along with MILC organize the annual event to … Continue reading

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Children of the Broken Treaty

MILC welcomes Charlie Angus to Sudbury, ON on Thursday, May 25th, 2017.  Charlie Angus will read from his book Children of the Broken Treaty and will be available for questions. Quill and Quire describes Charlie Angus’s book Children of the Broken Treaty … Continue reading

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Medical Assistance in Dying : Legal, Ethical and Spiritual Responses

The Manitou Intentional Learning Community hosted a discussion panel on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) on March 30th, 2017 at St. Stephen’s on the Hill United Church.  The panel examined MAID in light of the law, medical ethics and our … Continue reading

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End of Life Choices with Rev. John Buttars

MILC hosted Rev. John Buttars on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at St. Peter’s United Church in Sudbury. Weaving his own encounters with the reality of death with insights from other thinkers, Buttars encourage the audience to confront a certainty which … Continue reading

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World Labyrinth Day 2016

Celebrate World Labyrinth Day on Saturday, May 7th! At St. Peter’s United Church, 203 York Street, Sudbury. 11:00 – 11:30 Introduction to labyrinths and labyrinth walking with Rev. Dr. Gailand MacQueen and a children’s program. 11:30 – 12:00 Family mindfulness … Continue reading

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Welcome: Extending Hospitality to Refugees

On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 at St. Andrew’s United Church approximately 60 people gathered for dinner and presentations. Presentations and workshops during the evening included cross- cultural communication, lessons learned from previous sponsorship experiences, and understanding Islam with a representative … Continue reading

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