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Southminster Explores a New Approach to Spiritual Practice: Open Church

Southminster Explores a New Approach to Spiritual Practice: Open Church

At the recent March 23, 2019 premiere screening of Who Needs Church? the pews at Southminster were full, and a great discussion ensued during the Q&A about the future of church in our community. Southminster United Church’s development experience, and an uncertain future ahead of other churches in Old Ottawa South and across the country meant that church-goers and non-church-goers alike had thoughts about how church might remain a part of our community.

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Tanzanian Girls Dare to Dream of a Better Future

Tanzanian Girls Dare to Dream of a Better Future

Naomi Noah is a smart, charismatic Maasai girl who has just started Form One at Lekule Girls’ Secondary School in Northern Tanzania. Naomi’s mom is a single parent living with her seven children in a traditional Maasai home. She never had a chance to go to school, nor did Naomi’s three sisters. But Naomi’s world is opening up for her. TEMBO Canada, a small Ottawa organization, is sponsoring her to go to school.

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Danielle Rolfe, filmaker. Photo by Ed Kucerak.

What Is Community Without Church?

Is the church a necessary part of our modern lives and community? That is the question local filmmaker Danielle Rolfe explores in the new documentary film Who Needs Church? which will premiere on March 23, 2019 at Southminster United Church.

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Annual Garden Supply Sale Fundraiser

Annual Garden Supply Sale Fundraiser

Think spring! The 17th Ottawa Southminster Scout Group's Annual Garden Supply Sale is now on. Boys and girls of all ages from our community participate in Scouting, supported by many adult volunteers. By ordering from us you make it possible to deliver challenging youth programs and to go on adventures!

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