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Join A Rocha Ottawa for our Winter Activities, Potluck Supper and Evening Program with Loren and Mary Ruth Wilkinson!

If you are unable to the afternoon activities, feel free to join us for supper and the evening program.


2:00 pm Winter Activities

Join us in Gatineau Park for winter outdoor activities including hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. You can choose your activity. Skiers will divide up into different groups based on ability. We have plenty of cross-country ski equipment available for those who don’t have any (please let us know if you need equipment). If you intend to snowshoe you will need to bring your own snowshoes. Meet at 264 Kingsmere at 2:00 pm. (for directions or for a ride please send an e-mail to: paul.heintzman@arocha.ca).

5:30 pm Potluck Supper

Please RSVP and let us know what you plan to bring so that we can plan accordingly.

7:00 pmΒ Making Peace with CreationΒ with Loren and Mary Ruth Wilkinson

For more than fifty years Loren and Mary Ruth have been teaching and writing about our relation to the created world. They have co-authored the book Caring for Creation in Your Own Backyard. Loren is professor emeritus of philosophy and interdisciplinary studies at Regent College in Vancouver. He also edited two editions of the book Earthkeeping. We will be watching the documentary film Making Peace with Creation which was written and presented by Loren.

Please RSVP paul.heintzman@arocha.ca to let us know if you will be attending and what you will be bringing for the potluck supper.

Note: Loren will be giving a talk related to his new book Circles and the Cross: Cosmos, Consciousness, Christ, and the Human Place in Creation at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, March 19 at the Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa (252 Metcalfe St.) This talk is hosted by the Canadian Scientific and Christian Affiliation and co-sponsored by A Rocha. https://csca.ca/ottawa/