Spirituality & Wellness Events, June 5 - June 11, 2023
Climate Action Week: Decolonizing Climate Action Led by ecumenical org KAIROS Canada, this series from June 5-11 will focus on Centering Indigenous Ways of Knowing, demonstrating the integral role of Indigenous peoples’ teachings, knowledge, and ways of living in addressing climate change.
- Monday, June 5
- Tuesday, June 6
- Wednesday, June 7
- Thursday, June 8
- Friday, June 9
- Saturday, June 10
- Sunday, June 11
1:00 - 2:30 PM: Animal Therapy Take a puppy break at the Student Wellness Hub! Come meet our wonderful Handlers and Dogs who are trained in providing you with comfort and stress relief in the Brown Student Services Building 3rd floor on 3600 McTavish. Please register 24 hours prior to the start of the event.
10:00 - 1:00 PM: Art Hive Open Studio Join the Art Hive to re-imagine and co-create a place where artistic expression flourishes. Let’s share a space where you can play and explore your imagination, gather, and make spontaneous connections. Please register 2 hours before the start of the workshop.
10:30 - 12:00 PM: Understanding Mohawk Cosmology to Appreciate Life This presentation will enhance your understanding of Mohawk cosmology, thought, language, spiritual truth, and meaning. The knowledge attained will empower you to face life’s challenges more effectively. This event will be held in English. One of a four-part series of presentations
11:00 - 11:45 AM: Yoga Energizer A 45-minute Hatha Yoga session to teach essential yoga postures and basic breathing exercises to promote physical stamina, mental clarity, and a calm mood. Students can expect both energizing, active movement sequences, and a brief relaxation practice at the beginning and end of each class. All levels welcome. Yoga mats provided. Please register 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop.
5:30 - 7:30 PM McGill Lavender Grad Celebration 2023 Come celebrate the 2SLGBTQIA+ graduates of the Class of 2023. All graduating 2SLGBTQIA+ students, and their friends, family, and supporters are invited.
12:00 - 2:00 PM: Gardening Group at MORSL. morsl [at] mcgill.ca (Email us) to join the volunteer gardening team. We are creating an Interfaith Peace Garden outside the entrance of 3610 McTavish. Come for time outside, friendship, snacks, and a safe space to talk about faith and life. We'll gather rain or shine. You are not expected to stay the entire time.
3:00 - 3:45 PM: Pride Month: Embracing Our Jewish LGBTQ+ Community. Join AJU for Pride Month! Hear from Asher Gellis, CEO of JQ International, about how to be an inclusive supporter to the Jewish LGBTQ+ community.
6:00 PM: Supper and Bible Study with St. Martha's of the Basement Young Adult Group. They are temporarily meeting at St. George's Anglican Church (1001 Ave. des Canadiens-de-Montreal). For more info. and to verify details such as location, visit St. Martha's Facebook page.
7:00 PM: Montreal Quaker Meeting meets on Zoom. Quaker meditation is a space to sit and seek a stillness together to enter a kind of communion with each other, the world, and divine presence. Email our faith liaison david [at] montreal.quaker.ca (David) if interested in attending.
7:00 PM: One Goat: Countless Perspectives hosted livestream by HUC. The Passover Seder is an inherently musical experience. Newly ordained cantor Ella Galdstone Martine will discuss the research on hagaddot (Passover Seder compendiums).
7:00 - 8:00 PM: Gilgamesh: Quest for Immortality hosted online by the Interfaith Center. Speaker Zeynep Premdasi Yilmaz will guide listeners through the 400 year-old epic of Gilgamesh, highlighting its significance to the Middle-East and its cultural implications that still influence society today.
7:30 PM: Peoples Church of Montreal's young adult ministry, CU20, meets at 2097 Union Ave for weekly bible study and other activities.
7:00 - 8:00 PM: Dua Kumayl Sessions hosted by Thaqalayn Muslim Association McGill TMA plans to hold weekly Dua Kumayl sessions every Thursday night from 7 to 8 PM throughout the summer. The venue is Morrice Hall 017, located on the McGill Campus. A Du'a' Kumayl is a supplication attributed to Ali ibn Abi Talib, the fourth Rashidun caliph and the first Shia Imam.
MSA Friday prayers will recommence closer to fall. Visit MSA's Facebook Page for helpful info on local mosques and prayer times at spaces off-campus.
7:30 PM: Shabbat Dinner weekly with McGill Chabad. Register on their website to participate.
10:15 AM: Shabbat morning services at Temple.
10:30 AM: Shabbat morning services with Chabad McGill.
Join the Eastern Orthodox Livestreaming services Facebook group for all information about available live streams.
7:30 AM: St-Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church Check their Facebook page for up-to-date information on live stream of services on Sundays and throughout the week.
10:00 AM: Sacrament Meeting with Montreal Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Message the Stake Facebook page for details.
10:00 - 11:00 AM: Online Baha'i devotional Friends gathering virtually for readings, music, prayers, and conversation. All are welcome.
10:30 AM: The Unitarian Church of Montreal offers Sunday services on Zoom as well as videos of their worship service on their YouTube channel.
10:30 AM: Sacrament Meeting with the St. Laurent young single adult of the Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Contact the Stake Facebook Page for details.
11:00 AM: Sunday Morning Quaker Meeting at the Greene Centre and zoom. The last Sunday of each month is zoom only. Please contact the group on Facebook for more details and links.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Online Mile End Meditation Join Jonathan Stewart for secular meditation sessions offered via Google Meet.
11:00 AM: Sunday Morning Service Join Ascension Lutheran Church online every Sunday by registering via their webform.
6:00 PM: Messe Universitaire at Église Saint-Albert-le-Grand. Hosted by Centre Étudiant Benoît Lacroix at Université de Montréal.
6:00 PM: St. Martha's in the Park hosted St. Martha's of the Basement will be held on some Sundays in June, including June 4th in Place du Canada Park. Visit their Facebook Page for the latest updates and details.
MORE: Check MORSL's Spiritual Community and Worship Page to find more gatherings for a variety of faith communities.