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Advent Lutheran Church, 11 Scenic Acres Gate N.W., invites all to join it for its Easter Sunday celebratio­ns. There will be a 9 a.m. breakfast with an egg hunt for the children, followed by the worship service at 10:30 a.m. Come nourish your bodies and your souls!

Experience something special this Easter at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church — Anglican Use, 1423 8th Ave. S.E. Easter service at 10 a.m. Visit www.calgaryord­ for more informatio­n.

Red Deer Lake United Church, Highway 22X, one kilometre west of 37th Street S.W., welcomes everyone to its Easter Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. For more informatio­n, visit www.rdlunitedc­ or call 403-256-3181.

All are welcome to today’s Easter service at 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthew’s United Church, 2035 26A St. S.W.

St. Giles Presbyteri­an Church, 1102 23rd Ave. N.W., invites all for a special “son-rise” service at 7:15 a.m. as we celebrate Christ’s resurrecti­on from the tomb. This will take place in the church’s backyard, followed by breakfast. Visit

Living on Purpose: Passion, Integrity and Commitment. Join us this Easter at the Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1701 1st St. N.W., as we look at these elements and explore what a life lived on purpose could look like. There will be an Easter egg hunt for the children and brunch following the service. All welcome!

From 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., the men host a full Easter breakfast buffet for $5 per person, $10 for family or free to those wearing decorated Easter hats. Followed at 10 a.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 8007 Bowness Rd N.W., presided by Pastor Hilde Lorenz, and followed by fellowship with baked goodies and beverage for all.


Calgary Central Church, 1920 13th Ave N.W, presents their 2012 Prophecy Seminar beginning on April 16 at 7 p.m., for 12 nights on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings. Open to everyone and all denominati­ons at no cost. For more informatio­n, call 403209-0196.

First Lutheran Church, 7102 14th Ave S.W., presents Ladies Time Out spring session, starting April 16 or 17 for nine weeks. Sessions are Monday or Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Session fee is $40 and child care is available for an additional $60 fee. For more informatio­n, visit www. or e-mail your questions to Liz: lto@firstluthe­

The FCJ Christian Life Centre presents a twilight retreat evening, Wandering in the Wilderness, with Joan Cartlidge on Thursday from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Also, there will be a “Christian meditation drop-in” with Engeline Piet from 7 to 8 p.m. For more informatio­n or to register, call 403-228-4215.

The Images of Spirituali­ty 23rd annual Ecumenical Women’s Gathering at Entheos Retreat Centre will take place April 13 to 15, with Living Faith Everyday leader Julianne Barlow, pastor of First Lutheran Church. Worship planned and led by lay women. Explore living out our identities as women of God in a hectic time. Stimulatin­g sessions, time for sharing, fun and reflection. Cost to attend is $225. For informatio­n and registrati­on forms, visit imagesofsp­ or call Barb Romain at 403-272-1950.

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