Public Seminars

Live Called

Are you living out your calling? On October 14th, join a gathering of committed Christ followers to talk about how we can steward our vocations. Small groups will gather around topics including the Arts, Healthcare, Social Services, Refugees, and the Marketplace. Experienced practitioners will be present to facilitate conversations. Be challenged and have your imagination stretched by stories of Christian response to brokenness in Toronto and the world. 10:30 am-5:00 pm, Knox Presbyterian Church, 630 Spadina Ave, Toronto.

2017 Refresh! Conference: God in My Ambition

May 11-13, will feature Ken Shigematsu, author of the award-winning book, God in My Everything; Christa Hesselink, author of Life’s Great Dare; and Chris Lake, executive director of the Vere Institute. Wycliffe College, 5 Hoskin Court, Toronto. For more details, and to register, visit https://www.wycliffecollege.ca/refresh/registration.

 

“Missions at Our Door,” Chinese Gospel Church Annual Missions Conference (May 25-June 5, 2016)

June 5, 12-1 pm, “Representing Christ in the Workplace,” Chinese Gospel Church, 2610 Birchmount Road, Scarborough

 

Our Whole Society: Bridging the Religious-Secular Divide

March 22-24, 2015, Robson Square, Vancouver, BC. To register, and for more details, visit http://www.ourwholesociety.ca/

 

The Richard Gidney Seminar on Faith and Medicine: Sacred Life… Sacred Death: Reflections on Assisted Dying

March 12, 2:00-3:30 pm, Hollywood Theatre, Room 1246 of the Black Family Foundation Wing, Toronto Sick Kids’ Hospital, 555 University Avenue, Toronto (entrance is free).

Maureen Taylor, Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Education Program, McMaster University

Archbishop Colin Johnson, Anglican Diocese of Toronto

 

Faith in the Public Square with Dr. Mary Jo Leddy

Nov. 19, 7:30 pm, Redeemer Anglican Church in Toronto (corner Bloor/Avenue Road).

 

The Society and Culture Lecture Series: The Role of Religion in Canadian Legislation

Panelists: Stephen Woodworth, MP, and John McKay, MP

This talk will explore the world of politics and the role of faith in policy-making. 7-9 pm, October 24, 2014, Sheraton Hall, Wycliffe College, 5 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto. http://tst.edu/about/events/society-and-culture-lecture-series-role-religion-canadian-legislation

 

Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference 2014

12:30 pm – 9 pm, October 23, 2014, Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road, Toronto. For details and to register, http://www.entrepreneurialleaders.com/Toronto2014

 

2013

‘Voices in the Marketplace’: Marketplace Forum

“Today if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts” Psalm 95:7.

November 5: Valuing Life to the End (Dr. Roger Ghoche)

October 10: Consider the Heavens (Don Wallar)

July 31: Integrity in the Marketplace (David Coghill)

12 noon-1pm, Toronto Metro Hall, 55 John St, Toronto (S/E corner of King/John). RSVP calledtothemarketplace.s13@gmail.com.

 

“Christianity for Skeptics” – Westminster Chapel and Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity Summer Fellowship Series

7 pm,Wednesdays in July, at the Westminster Chapel at High Park, 9 Dewitt Avenue, Toronto, M6R 1Y4. Details at http://www.ezrainstitute.ca/summer-fellowship.

 

Bridging the Secular Divide: Religion and Canadian Public Discourse

May 27-28, 2013, McGill University Faculty of Religious Studies, 3520 University St. Montreal, QC H3A 2A7. For details, visit http://www.bridgingthedivide.ca/news/.

 

 

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