FAITH CAL­EN­DAR

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Oc­to­ber 14: 11 a.m. Pen­te­cost 21 with Pas­tor Deb­o­rah Kerr at Shep­herd of the Hills Lutheran Church at 8007 Bow­ness Road N.W. and spe­cial Ger­man Choir, the Sing ge me in schaft. Gospel of Mark: Je­sus says, “But many who are first will be last, and the last will be first.” Af­ter­wards share in fel­low­ship and a huge potluck.

Oc­to­ber 20: Robert McClure United Church presents An Ap­petite for Mu­sic: Food For the Body; Mu­sic for the Soul. Fea­tur­ing The Bar­berEl­las, a Capella group that brings joy and bar­ber­shop to old stan­dards, and The Pigs & Blues Band, lo­cal Cal­gary mu­si­cians from When Pigs Fly, and 4Ach­ers Blues Band. The beef din­ner is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and the con­cert be­gins at 6:45 p.m. Ad­vanced tick­ets adults $30, se­niors $25. At the door: adults $35, Se­niors $30; 5510 - 26 Ave N.E.; 403-280-9500.

Oc­to­ber 20: Have ques­tions about Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist faith and his­tory? At­tend this in­ter­ac­tive work­shop and ex­plore your as­pi­ra­tions for spir­i­tual growth and op­por­tu­ni­ties for com­mu­nity con­nec­tion and fur­ther­ing so­cial jus­tice. Choos­ing a church com­mu­nity that fits you and your fam­ily is an im­por­tant de­ci­sion. Come see if Cal­gary Uni­tar­i­ans is a good fit. Rev. De­bra Faulk and the mem­ber­ship com­mit­tee will fa­cil­i­tate the work­shop. 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (lunch pro­vided) at 1703 - 1 St N.W. Child­care avail­able, ad­vance no­tice re­quired. For in­for­ma­tion, email mem­ber­ship@ uni­tar­i­an­scal­gary.org.

Oc­to­ber 28: 7 to 8:30 p.m. at First Bap­tist Church, 1311 - 5 Street S.W. Amaz­ing Grace is pos­si­bly one of the most well known hymns of all time. But do you know the story of its com­poser, Angli­can min­is­ter John New­ton? Through drama and mu­sic with the Core Cel­e­bra­tion Choir, we will fea­ture the story of how a slave trader be­came trans­formed by the love of God (and his wife) to be­come a pop­u­lar Angli­can min­is­ter, au­thor, hymn writer, men­tor and an out­spo­ken ad­vo­cate against slav­ery. This drama, writ­ten and per­formed by Deanna Stor­fie of Act­ing Up! Drama will in­spire and en­cour­age your faith, while chal­leng­ing you to en­gage with and in­flu­ence your world for Christ. Contact in­for­ma­tion: 403-796-3603 or www.core­cel­e­bra­tion.org

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