The Jesus Fatwah: Love your (Muslim) Neighbour as Yourself

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Do you have questions about Islam? The Jesus Fatwah: Love Your (Muslim) Neighbour as Yourself is a five week course designed to help Christians to learn more about the Muslim faith and to overcome prejudices that sometimes exist between members of these two world religions.

The course will be held at Christ Church Seaway on Monday nights 7-8pm during Lent and will involve readings, video presentations, and group discussions. Everyone is welcome to attend any or all sessions.

Check out the preview video here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI_sHum8Fi0

As a special feature, Imam Mohamad Jebara, PhD will be joining the group on the first night (Mar. 6). Imam Jebara is the Cheif Imam and Scholar in Residence at the Cordova Spiritual Education Centre in Ottawa.

March 6 – Islam 101 (Imam Jebara in attendance)
March 13 – Misconceptions about Islam
March 20 – Islam in America
March 27 – Making Connections (non-Muslim perspectives)
April 3 – Making Connections (Muslim perspectives)

Please contact Rev. Patrick (thereverendpatrickstephens@gmail.com) for more information.

Holy Confirmation

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Bishop John Chapman will be leading worship at Christ Church Seaway on Sunday May 28, 2017. This will be a chance for baptized members of the parish be confirmed in the faith of Christ. This involves a chance to renew the promises of baptism and to receive the laying on of hands. Rev. Patrick is currently recruiting confirmation candidates and will be discussing learning objectives with candidates and their families.  Please speak with Rev. Patrick if you are interested in Confirmation so the list of candidates can be finalized by March 1, 2017.