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Black History Celebration Service

11:00 am on Zoom Feb 28

February is that month that Canadians observe Black History and celebrate the contributions of our sisters and brothers of African origin have made to this country we are all part of. 

At Mount Zion we will take the opportunity to celebrate our diversity and recognize and lift up the culture and lives of our Black communities during a service on Sunday February 28. We will begin the service at 11 am, instead of 10 to allow friends that would like to attend their own services before joining us to do so.  Bishop Pryse will preach and Laura Mae Lindo MPP for Kitchener Centre will be our guest speaker.

See the article below on special music for the month.

Pastor Philip, a member of the synod’s Racial Justice Advisory Committee encourages us to delve deeper into the issue of racism. That committee is calling on us to explore the incredible collection of resources that they have compiled: podcasts, videos, books, articles, and academic chapters from members of the RJAC...and then to share our learnings, and the experience with others thoughout the month of February.Visit https://rjaceastern.wixsite.com/home/we-challenge-you to start learning!

Demystifying Dying and Death  A webinar

What do I want to know? Demystifying Dying and Death conversations begin here. Rarely do we have the opportunity to discuss what is important to us, whether they may be fears, curiosity or practical what do I do now questions. With three featured professionals, John Lougheed, Jamie Foley and Christine Ramseyer, and with ample opportunity in our Q&A, we will explore these issues on March 4th from 1:30pm to 3:00pm.

Interested? Register for this free event here:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkc-CqrjItH9WrS33JBQjRDQbOuEOES4nO

Sponsored by Mount Zion Lutheran Church in Waterloo

More information: mtzion@mzlc.ca

 
 
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Spring Book Discussion Thursday, April 22, 1:30-3 pm. by Zoom

Heath Council will be holding a book discussion on Inside the O’Briens, by Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice. Our book is about a family whose father is recently diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease, a neurodegenerative disease with no treatment and no cure. His adult children find out that they have a 50 percent chance of inheriting the disease. The book describes how the O’Brien’s struggle to live meaningful lives with this devastating disease.

The  discussion will be held on Zoom. Register here for this free event. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Slethaug or call the church office.519 886 5820

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