Lenten Study 2018: Buddhism and Christianity

Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg, Mondays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Feb 26—March 26. Please note that the session on Mar. 5 that was cancelled has been rescheduled for Apr. 2.


To help participants better understand practices and beliefs of Buddhism in dialogue with Christianity.

Each session will be presented by leaders in the Winnipeg Christian and Buddhist communities.

 Revised Schedule

Feb 26:   Sensei Fredrich Ulrich and Tanis Moore

                          Introduction to Buddhism & Women’s Roles

Respondent: Rev. Dr. Maylanne Maybee

 Mar 5:   Bhante Chandananda – Cancelled due to weather

                          Social Justice and Activism

Respondent: Rev. Bob Gilbert

 Mar 12:  Sensei Fredrich Ulrich

                          Buddha and Jesus

Respondent: Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd

 Mar 19:  Udaya Annakkage

                          Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and After Life

Respondent: Rev. Dr. Paul Peters Derry         

 Mar 26:   Sensei Fredrich Ulrich

                          God and the Soul in the Light of Buddhist Non-Theism

Respondent: Rev. Earl Gould

Apr. 2  Bhante Chandananda

                          Social Justice and Activism

Respondent: Rev. Bob Gilbert

To assist in planning, please advise if you will be attending by contacting office@westworth.ca or 204-489-6974 ext 20 by February 15th, if possible (later deciders – come anyway!)

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