Remembering Doug McMurtry

Today friends and family are gathering to mark the passing and celebrate the life of Rev. Doug McMurtry, a dear friend of the Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre. Doug was an elder at many classes here and spent a lot of time with our students over the years. He was always at the graduations to celebrate with our students.…
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Jessie of the Morning Star

  We’re just (re)discovering the song “Jessie of the Morning Star” that songwriter Chuck Kroeker composed about Jessie Saulteaux. He visited the Dr. Jessie Saulteaux Resource Centre (one of the founding Centres of SSSC) in the 90s and was inspired to write this song by Dr. Jessie’s personal example of spirituality and respect for Creation.…
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Fall 2016 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter tells the story of why Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre is a special place. Students, staff and supporters write about their answer to the question “WHY?” Why does SSSC exist? Why is it important to you? Why are you here? Have a read!    

SSSC Takes Part in Giving Tuesday

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday, on November 29, is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non profits. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering time, helping a neighbour or spreading the word, GivingTuesday is a movement for everyone who…
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Register for Continuing Education Opportunities

Our Learning Circles are a great continuing education opportunity. Join us for one of the upcoming topics: October 17-21, 2016      CE3 Diaconal Ministry October 24-28, 2016      H/CD4 Cultural History (Treaties, mission, fur trade) January 16-20, 2017      BS4 Daniel and Revelations January 23-27, 2017      CE4 Healthy Growth and…
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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Read about some of the different groups that gather under the roof of the Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre – and out under the beautiful sky on our land – in this latest edition of our newsletter.

SSSC Welcomes New Staff

We are delighted to welcome Deanna Zantingh as our new Keeper of the Learning Circle and Rob Smith as our new Keeper of the Centre. Deanna and Rob join our Keeper of the Circle Adrian Jacobs, our Administrative Assistant Gail Larson, our Bookkeeper Sandy MacGean and our Business Assistant Erica Young. As Keeper of the Learning Circle, Deanna…
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Grace United Church in Dunnville, Ontario seeking full-time minister

Grace United Church is a multigenerational, musical, caring congregation located on the Grand River where it meets Lake Erie.  We are looking for a minister that has a passion for preaching while blending traditional and contemporary approaches in our worship service. We welcome a mister who values and is comfortable with pastoral care alongside our…
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Summer 2016 Native Ministries Consortium Courses

The Native Ministries Consortium at Vancouver School of Theology offers Summer School courses that are nonsectarian and interdisciplinary.  Courses examine historical and social data, literary-oral traditions, artistic and other cultural aspects of Indigenous religions.  Courses also examine the philosophical and theological dimensions of Indigenous  thought. Download the course descriptions for summer 2016

Connecting Traditions – Reflections from CCS on their week at Sandy-Saulteaux

We were pleased to welcome Centre for Christian Studies Program Staff member Janet Ross to the Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre as a resource person for our January learning circle on history traditions, exploring both Indigenous and biblical traditions. Read her reflections on the week.