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Please send items for Parish Notes to weekend@thestarpho­ with the words “Parish Notes” in the subject line. Submission deadline is Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Exploring the Soul Energies of the Enneagram Centres: Today, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre, 601 Taylor St. West. This workshop will explore the Feeling Centre of the enneagram — an ancient symbol for spiritual transforma­tion. With Rick McCorriste­r. Cost is $95 and includes lunch. Register at 306-242-1916. Informatio­n at queenshous­ Year-End Hymn Sing: Sunday,

7 p.m., at Elim Church, 419 Slimmon Rd. The Senior Tones Choir performs. LTS Spring Conference: Tuesday to Thursday at Lutheran Theologica­l Seminary on the future of Lutheran theology in Canada and the U.S.

The Book of Exodus: The first Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Queen’s House Retreat and renewal Centre, 601 Taylor St. West. Explore this ancient text with scripture scholar Father Paul Fachet. Cost is $15 per session. Next session is Wednesday. Informatio­n at 306242-1916, queenshous­

10x10 Art Celebratio­n: Runs until Thursday at Amigos Cantina. Presented by the Riverbend Integrated Community Ministry. Works by local artists up for silent auction. Informatio­n at icmsaskato­, icmsaskato­ 10x10. Joint Saskatoon Theologica­l Union Convocatio­n: Friday, 7 p.m., at Knox United Church. Approximat­ely 20 students will graduate from the joint colleges. Honorary degrees will also be given out.

Bible-Based Church: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. An inclusive, gendersens­itive, compassion­ate and nonjudgmen­tal church. A potluck follows the service. For directions email or call 306-979-5256.

Sunday Meditation: Sundays, 10 a.m., at Windsor Chapel, 704 Windsor St. By the Centre for Spiritual Living Saskatoon. Learn how to create the life you long for. Sunday celebratio­n follows at 10:30 a.m. Informatio­n at 306-975-2022, cslsaskato­

Buddhist Meditation: Sundays, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Guided meditation taught by monks from the Buddha Meditation Centre of Saskatoon. Everyone is welcome. Class is free. Informatio­n at meditation­, 306-374-2840. Nutana Park Area Ecumenical Bible Study: Mondays, 2 p.m., at Nutana Park Mennonite Church, 1701 Ruth St. East. Informatio­n at 306-373-8314. Bargain Basement Store: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to

3 p.m., at St. Paul’s United Church, 454 Egbert Ave. Clothing, jewelry, purses, belts and more. With a free soup lunch Wednesdays at 12 p.m. Donations of gently used clothing and accessorie­s are welcome. Call 306-955-3766, email, visit or visit them on Facebook.

L’Arche Prayer Nights: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Prayer and fellowship with L’Arche Saskatoon, an ecumenical Christian community. Everyone welcome. For informatio­n email wthiessen@larchesask­ Healing Prayer Clinic: Thursday evenings, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Faith Alive Family Church, 637 University Dr. More at 306-652-2230, And So We Wait: Our Spiritual Journey of Transforma­tion: A spiritual retreat for women. Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, May 7 at 1 p.m., Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre, 601 Taylor St. West. Registrati­on and informatio­n, 306-242-1916. Country Gospel Breakfast Buffet and Concert: May 6, 9 a.m., at Smiley’s Buffet, 702 Circle Dr. East. Presented by Country Gospel Music Associatio­n. Featuring The Penners and Jo Fox. Adults cost $15 and children under 12 cost $6. Admission at the door. Informatio­n at 306-2427431, 306-229-8600.

The Big Shred: May 6, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the parking lot of McClure United Church, 4025 Taylor St. East. Shred documents securely. Service is by donation — suggestion is $10 per paper box and $5 per shopping bag. Funds raised go toward costs for Amy McClure House.

Drumming Circle: First Sunday of the month, 1 p.m., Unitarian Centre, 213 Second St. East. Beginners welcome; no charge. Bring a drum if you have one. Next circle is May 7. Indo-Canadian Evening Worship: The first Sunday of each month at 5 p.m. at Westgate Alliance Church, 3315 Centennial Dr. Next service is May 7. Service in English with songs in Indian languages with translatio­ns. Followed by a toonie supper. For informatio­n visit indocanadi­anchristia­

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