Vancouver School of Theology will host an ecumenical gathering called An Interfaith Meditation Conference, June 14-16. The gathering will feature teachers from five major faiths: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. For more information, contact: Dr. H. Mayoh, Vancouver, 604-263-9675; Dr. Embert Van Tilburg, Victoria, 250-381-6797; Mr. Paul Harris, Ottawa, 613-236-9937. Or e-mail Deborah Foster at [email protected]. Full registration (conference, room and board), $270 before April 15, $300 after April 15.
A special service commemorating the life of Rev. Florence Li Tim-Oi will be held on Sunday May 5, 2002 at All Saints Anglican Church, Markham, Ont., beginning at 3:00 p.m. Archbishop Edward Scott, a former primate, will preside and Bishop Victoria Matthews of Edmonton, will preach. A reception will follow. Tickets to the dinner are $50.00 per person and can be reserved by calling 1-877-363-6592, ext.605.
St. Peter’s Anglican church, Cobourg, Ont., is hosting a national conference June 4-5, on the theme The Canadian Church in the Third Millennium. The keynote speaker is Reginald Bibby of the University of Lethbridge who will speak on Restless Gods: the New Story About What’s Happening in Canada’s Churches. Speakers from eight Christian denominations also will be featured. For more information, contact Dr. Ron Kydd at 905-372-3442 or [email protected] or go to www.canchurch.ca.