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The next Ewart Centre for Lay Education course starts March 16th – Register today!

The next Ewart Centre for Lay Education course “AMOS: SOCIAL REFORMER FOR OUR TIME” starts March 16th and runs to April 20th. The course instructor will be Dr. Brian Irwin.

Details: This online course uses the book of Amos as a means of introducing the covenantal values that lay beneath Israel’s approach to social justice. Students will reflect on the Church’s call to social justice and the way in which this can be realized in the lives of individuals and congregations. Additional emphasis will be placed on the content and shape of the book of Amos and the task of interpreting it as Scripture of the Church.

Instructor: Brian is Associate Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures at Knox College. He enjoys assisting students achieve a better understanding of the culture and setting of the Bible, and helping them acquire the tools to exegete and apply it in a responsible and life-changing way. Dr. Irwin is frequently invited as a guest lecturer and preacher in a variety of denominational settings. He is an active member of Glenbrook Presbyterian Church, Mississauga.

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For more information about Ewart Centre for Lay Education and the Certificate in Christian Faith and Life, see Lay Education

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Join us for the 171st Convocation of Knox College

171st CONVOCATION EVENTS

May 12th & 13th, 2015


Tuesday, May 12
6:15 p.m.
PRINCIPAL’S REUNION DINNER
A dinner to honour the 1975, 1965, 1955 and prior Grads.
By Invitation


Wednesday, May 13
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

PRE-CONVOCATION WORKSHOP
“Truth and Reconciliation: Focusing on the Horizon”

As part of the continuing work of reconciling indigenous and non-indigenous peoples within and through the Christian church in Canada, in this workshop Bishop MacDonald will explore the development of a missiological horizon for the Christian faith in Canada that is informed by the new framings of Christianity being shaped by indigenous people around the world. This is a movement that is full of vitality as it raises questions about mission, power, poverty and culture.

The workshop will be led by the Right Reverend Mark MacDonald
National Indigenous Anglican Bishop

All welcome, registration is requested
Register Online
here
Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information on the Right Reverend Mark MacDonald please see HDD Mark MacDonald


Wednesday, May 13
12:30 p.m.

For reunion year graduates
KEGA REUNION YEAR LUNCHEON
As a guest of the Knox/Ewart Graduate Association, a luncheon for all those celebrating special reunions (1955 and prior, 1965, 1975, 1990 & 2005) and to honour the 2015 Knox Graduates.
By invitation


Wednesday, May 13
7:30 p.m.
171st CONVOCATION
The Knox community celebrates the graduation of its Degree and Lay Education Graduates.
Convocation Address by The Right Reverend Mark MacDonald
“At Minus Fifty Degrees Denominational Differences Melt”

All welcome

Reception to follow at the College


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