August 30, 2012

Elsie H.R. Rempel l Chadwick Ginther l Grandparents' Day: Dave Williamson

September 5, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Please Pass the Faith: The Art of Spiritual Grandparenting

Elsie Rempel believes that the swelling ranks of seniors represent a huge spiritual resource. She offers practical ideas for integrating children and youth into church life, all the while nurturing one’s own spiritual life as an elder. 

Elsie H.R. Rempel provides workshops on faith formational topics. She is a grandmother of four, a practical theologian who loves to implement theology in intergenerational settings, and a dedicated servant of Mennonite Church Canada. During the winter of 2012 she served as a resource person for grade 1-9 teachers in Zambia’s Southern Province Brethren in Christ Schools.

September 6, 8:00 pm in the Atrium
Thunder Road

Ted Callan’s world exploded. He’s on the road looking for a fresh start. What he finds is a mysterious young woman who tells him he’s destined for more than an ordinary life. When three men assault Ted, ordinary starts to look very appealing. 
Ted wants nothing more than to have his old life back. 
If he succeeds, it might just be the end of the world. 

Chadwick Ginther's “First Light” appeared in the Summer 2011 issue of On Spec. His reviews have appeared in Quill and Quire, Prairie Books NOW and The Winnipeg Review

Chadwick Ginther has been a bookseller with McNally Robinson for the last ten years. 
He was Aqua Books’ Emerging Writer-in-Residence. 

September 9, 2:00-4:00 by the Cash Desk. 
Special Grandparent’s Day signing of Dating: A Novel

Jenkins never dreamed he’d live long enough to be dating again... 
This outrageously funny portrayal of the realities of growing old in the modern world will have readers chuckling. 

Dave Williamson has written four previous comic novels, drama for television and stage, reviews and non-fiction. Founder of the Creative Communications program at Red River College, he was Dean of Business and Applied Arts there. Dave has served as President of the Manitoba Writers’ Guild, Chair of The Writers’ Union of Canada, and Chair of the Winnipeg Arts Council.

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