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Upcoming Events, Courses and Workshops

Emmanuel College supports its alumni/ae and local religious communities by offering a variety of continuing education programs and initiatives to further interfaith dialogue and for ministry professionals to replenish their spiritual wells.

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Renewing Hearts, Minds, Spirits

2022 AUG 5–6 | Christian Left Conference: Creation, Land and Indigeneity
2022 OCT 3 | "Water from Dragon’s Well: The History of a Korean-Canadian Church Relationship" Book Launch

Join us for the launch of David Kim-Cragg's book, Water from Dragon's Well: The History of a Korean-Canadian Church Relationship (2022, McGill-Queen's University Press), on Monday, October 3 at 7 p.m. EDT. The launch is online and free. Kim-Cragg Emm 9T9 is a lecturer at Emmanuel College. Register by clicking here.

Purchase the book and enjoy a 30% by using the discount code MQSP until August 31, 2022.

About the Book

A Canadian-built mission house in the heart of Seoul became the heart of the emerging South Korean democratization movement, while a Korean minister rose to serve as the spiritual leader of Canada’s largest Protestant denomination. The century-long Korean-Canadian church relationship has had a lasting influence on Korean society and on the culture and mission of the United Church of Canada, helping to crack the colonial foundations of Canadian Protestantism.

Water from Dragon’s Well explores the connection between the Korean Christian community and the Canadian church and its missionaries from the 1890s to the present.

source: MQU

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2022 OCT 24 | Experiencing the Soul of Grief: Befriending Loss in Ourselves and Others

Monday, October 24, 9:45 a.m.–4 p.m. EDT, In-Person, Emmanuel College Chapel (third floor). Register by clicking here.

Strip of beach flanked by rocks on the ocean with rainbow on the horizon.
Photo credit: Bruce Bennett

Workshop Fee

$95 early bird (paid by July 15)
$115 regular
Coffee/tea and lunch included.

About the Workshop

The pandemic caused many to feel a vague sense of loss and grief that is perhaps unfamiliar and surprising.  This workshop will be an opportunity to process and reflect on aspects of change, loss, and grief.  We will sharpen our skills in creating space to attend to loss–our own and that of others.  We will discover how tending to grief is prayer, and allows Spirit to nurture us.  This workshop is designed for anyone who wants to increase their competence and comfort level in this area, personally and/or professionally.  Through focused conversations, personal reflection, story-telling, and small group sharing, participants will engage in a life-giving experience.

About the Workshop Leader

As adjunct faculty at Emmanuel College, Rev. Dr. Anne Simmonds Emm 9T6 has taught courses in "Death Dying and Grieving" and "Prayer" in Emmanuel's MDiv, MPS, continuing education and parish nursing programs.  Simmonds is a voluntary associate minister at Rosedale United Church and spiritual mentor in Toronto.  She is a gifted speaker and facilitator who draws on her extensive experience in teaching, congregational ministry, hospital chaplaincy, nursing and her own grief. Simmonds was awarded the Emmanuel College Alumni/ae Association (ECAA) Distinguished Alumni/ae Award in 2018.

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COVID-19 EC Community Updates for Emmanuel College Community

Up-to-date COVID-19 EC community updates for students, staff and faculty are available on the "Information for the EM Community" Quercus site.

Victoria University updates are available here.

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