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Earth Jam 2021 – Communities and Practices for Stepping Up in a Time of EmergencE/Y
Earth Jam 2021 – Communities and Practices for Stepping Up in a Time of EmergencE/Y
Sep 8 all-day
Would you like to come together with others?Do you want to engage with the climate emergency?Do you have what you need to be part of the change?Gatherings online and in place September 8 – October

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Earth Jam 2021 – Weekend Retreat #1
Earth Jam 2021 – Weekend Retreat #1
Sep 10 – Sep 11 all-day
Entering the Flow: Practices for Re-immersion and ReflectionEntering the Flow is an intentional time to re-immerse ourselves in the living presence/energy that flows through us and through all creation. Through a variety of practices –

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EDGEy Conversation – Huron Shores United Church 1:00 pm
EDGEy Conversation – Huron Shores United Church @ Zoom
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Topic: EDGEy Conversation: Huron Shores United Church Time: Aug 13, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3024588896?pwd=QUIrZDFTb1RaVjMySDF1dTZVOU94UT09 Meeting ID: 302 458 8896 Passcode: 922380 One tap mobile +16475580588,,3024588896#,,,,*922380# Canada +17789072071,,3024588896#,,,,*922380#

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Changemaker Virtual Conference Centre 12:00 pm
Changemaker Virtual Conference Centre
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
An introduction to the Changemakers Virtual Conference Centre, hosted on the Whova platform.For more information and registration details, view the Changemaker Virtual Conference Centre September Agenda. 
Community Innovation Challenge – Is This For You? 1:00 pm
Community Innovation Challenge – Is This For You?
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A Community Innovation Challenge Workshop with speakers from EDGE and Rural Ontario Institute. Learn how the Community Innovation Challenge can strengthen communities and create positive social change. Motivation supplied!Register at the Community Innovation Challenge Workshops Eventbrite page. 
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Faith-Rooted Social Impact – SENT
Faith-Rooted Social Impact – SENT
Sep 16 – Sep 18 all-day
The NBA Social Entrepreneurship team invites Social Entrepreneurs and Disciples who want to learn more about the world of social enterprise to our virtual SENT Seminar. Participants will experience online education on the importance of impactful work in our

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Earth Jam 2021 – Weekend Retreat #2
Earth Jam 2021 – Weekend Retreat #2
Sep 17 – Sep 18 all-day
Falling for Trees in the Shade of Fire: A Poetry Workshop with Tonya Lailley and Sarah ArthursWhere do we put our grief lost for trees lost to climate change-induced wildfires? One way in and through

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Kamloops United Church 1:00 pm
Kamloops United Church @ Zoom
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Topic: EDGEy Conversation: Kamloops United Church Time: Sep 20, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83017526188?pwd=L1Y2V2t4U1VBNlJBUk1sMEpkbWZuQT09 Meeting ID: 830 1752 6188 Passcode: 121920 One tap mobile +15873281099,,83017526188#,,,,*121920# Canada +16473744685,,83017526188#,,,,*121920# Canada

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Leadership Academy – New Life Ministry
Leadership Academy – New Life Ministry
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day
Church the New WayWant to develop your leadership skills? Join NewChurch Ministry’s Leadership Academy!As a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) ministry that trains, equips, assists, and multiplies emerging and affiliating congregations and leaders, NCM has

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Relationship-Building Skills – How to Gather People and Form Partnerships 1:00 pm
Relationship-Building Skills – How to Gather People and Form Partnerships
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A Community Innovation Challenge Workshop With Centennial College and EDGE. Learn how to do asset mapping and asset-based community development.Register at the Community Innovation Challenge Workshops Eventbrite page.
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United Church of Christ: Exodus Experiment
United Church of Christ: Exodus Experiment
Sep 27 all-day
If you are feeling stuck in your ministry and/or are aware changes need to happen yet you don’t know where or how to begin, consider participating in the Exodus Experiment…it begins today! With an emphasis on

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Idea Day! 1:00 pm
Idea Day! @ Zoom
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Want to connect with others thinking creatively? Come to either share your idea or support others!Topic: Idea DayTime: Sep 27, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/81718717131?pwd=WGlUQS9jTGhlNnNyeEFVTmtlQnRFZz09Meeting ID: 817 1871 7131Passcode: 116046One tap

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EDGE – Weekly Curiosity Cohort 12:00 pm
EDGE – Weekly Curiosity Cohort
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Curiosity is the mindset change that we, as people of faith, are craving to begin to reimagine what church can be outside of Sunday morning.It is the mindset shift that; Allows us to ask questions and

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Priority-Setting Stage 1:00 pm
Priority-Setting Stage @ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2224886929
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A Community Innovation Challenge workshop with Speakers from Ontario Trillium Foundation and Rural Ontario Institute. Start planning your Community Innovation Challenge!Register at the Community Innovation Challenge Workshops Eventbrite page. 
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Embracing the Spirit

Embracing the Spirit is a new learning network and innovation fund. It aims to spur innovation, pilot new programs, support successful initiatives, create a learning network for faith communities, and support both new and renewing faith communities across the United Church of Canada.


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