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.

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Read about following up on the TRC calls to action, reflections from our students, upcoming events and a Christmas parable in our latest newsletter:

Engage Difference!

Engage Difference!, a course on Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry, offered by the Canadian Churches Forum, will be held at the Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre from May 9-13, 2016. an intentional learning community                                              …
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Spring 2015 Newsletter

Read about Aboriginal Ministries in the United Church, Living into Right Relations, our Partnership with Centre for Christian Studies, Five Generations at Graduation, Upcoming Learning Circle and more in our latest newsletter: Spring 2015

Digging Deeper into the Bible

Shirley McLaren recently attended the “Introduction to the Bible” course at Sandy Saulteaux.  The first time Shirley took a course at SSSC it was for credit in her Designated Lay Ministry program.  This time it was for continuing education.  Here is Shirley’s review of the biblical learning: The Introduction to the Bible week at Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre…
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Winter 2013-2014 Newsletter

The newsletter features an article by Adrian Jacobs titled “The Earth is Our Faculty”, as well as articles about the Wisdom Scripture Learning Circle, the Basic Pastoral Care Learning Circle, the Feast for Friends, the power of healing in worship, recruiting students, and welcoming the special rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples. Check out…
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SSSC students in Haida Gwaii

Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre students on their Global Awareness trip to Haida Gwaii. This is the beginning of their trip and is taken at the BC Museum of Anthropology

Adrian Jacobs appointed Keeper of the Circle

The Board of the Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrian Jacobs as the Keeper of the Circle, the principal of this newly amalgamated school. Adrian Jacobs is Cayuga First Nation of the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario. There he founded and maintained an Indigenous church that is self-governing, self- supporting,…
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