Lenten Study 2017: Judaism and Christianity

The Westworth United Church 2017 lenten study will be on Judaism and Christianity. The purpose is to  help participants better understand the practices and beliefs of Judaism in dialogue with Christianity. Each session will be presented by leaders in the Winnipeg Christian and Jewish communities.

All sessions run form 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at 1750 Grosvenor Avenue.


March 6:  Phil Spevack

Christianity’s Jewish Roots with music and humour

March 13: Ruth Livingston

Scribing and Interpreting Scripture

Respondent: Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd

(Pre-register to confirm your space in small group activity)
March 20: Dr. Stefan Carter

Holocaust/Shoah Survivor: A Personal Story

Belle Jarniewski

Why Remember the Shoah?

Respondent: Rev. Earl Gould

March 27 : Dr. Ruth Ashrafi

Women’s Impact upon Jewish Observance & Study

Respondent: Rev. Dr. Jane Barter

April 3: Rabbi Alan Green

Jewish Mysticism on One Foot: The Little that Contains a Lot

Respondent: Sister Sandra Stewart, RNDM

To assist in planning, please advise if you will be attending by
emailing office@westworth.ca or calling 204-489-6974 ext. 20
by February 17th, if possible (later deciders – come anyway!)

Supported by a grant awarded by the Living Spirit Fund of the
United Church of Canada Foundation