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Community Common Eating theology

Mobile Hospitality – Common Eating

Mobile hospitality is another take on what we think about when we talk about hospitality.  When I first wrote about mobile hospitality, I was thinking about how we can be hospitable, when we find ourselves, as Christians, in a public setting. Then, Covid-19 hit. Over the last two years, I’ve been thinking more about: How can we take food with us, and offer hospitality to those who don’t have much to eat.  First of all, I don’t think that practicing…Continue readingMobile Hospitality – Common Eating

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Food Common Eating theology

Common Eating – 2 – Marking

One of the important parts of Common Eating as a course, is finding ways for the students to work together. The marking system will definitely involve credit for the ability to work together. The only problem with this is that I have a natural aversion to anything that resembles a group project. This is in part because I am an introvert among introverts. I’m also very independent. On my two choice Enneagram test I scored an 88 as a number…Continue readingCommon Eating – 2 – Marking

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Restaurants Thai

Coconut Island Thai Restaurant

Coconut Island Thai Restaurant is a little strip mall place, located on Pembina Highway. I first visited when I was heading up to Faith Horizons, a semi annual diocesan conference. This year the conference was held at St. John’s College at the University of Manitoba. The event started on a Friday, which is my usual day off. I decided I would work my way down Pembina Highway stopping for coffee and lunch along the way. For a more recent Thai…Continue readingCoconut Island Thai Restaurant

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Reviews and Such Coffee Shops Restaurants

Modern Coffee – Inkster Boulevard

I’ve been seeing posts on Facebook about Modern Coffee for the last few weeks. The place looked and sounded to be quite an interesting new coffee choice. I don’t get up to the north end of Winnipeg very often, but last Saturday was the installation service for the Right Rev. Geoff Woodcroft, the new bishop of our Diocese of Rupert’s Land. The installation was held at St. John’s Cathedral, which is located just off of Main Street. The service was…Continue readingModern Coffee – Inkster Boulevard

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Common Eating Community

Clergy Conference – Southport, Manitoba

The last few days I was out in Southport, Manitoba, attending our annual Anglican-Lutheran Clergy Conference. A little history. Almost 20 years ago, the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, signed the Waterloo Declaration. You can read about it by following the link, but over time one result of this agreement is that each year in my diocese and the local Lutheran Synod, both Anglican priests and Lutheran pastors gather together for a residential clergy…Continue readingClergy Conference – Southport, Manitoba

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Reviews and Such bakery Restaurants

Thaw-Camille Bakery – Pembina Highway

Camille, which is what Thaw became, is now permanently closed.  Living in Winnipeg The Thaw is always welcome. It signals the end of winter and the arrival of spring and more enjoyable weather. Well, now Winnipeg can enjoy the thaw year round. I’m talking about The Thaw French Bakery which opened last December on Pembina Highway, just north of MacGillvray Avenue.I first heard about this bakery from staff at the Diocesan offices. I made a note of it, and promptly…Continue readingThaw-Camille Bakery – Pembina Highway