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18/10 October 2018

18/10 October 2018

Sheltering those in need in Red Deer

by Katie Pearn   The Mustard Seed and Safe Harbour Society are joining forces to make even more of an impact in the lives of Red Deer’s homeless population. On Dec. 1, 2018, The Mustard Seed will assume operations of People’s Place shelter from Safe Harbour, which has been providing overnight shelter since 1998 to […]

18/10 October 2018

The 2nd Annual Canadian International Faith & Family Film Festival

The 2nd annual Canadian International Faith & Family Film Festival (CIFF) took place at University of Toronto’ Innis College September 14-16. CIFF made its mark with an attendance of over 1500, doubling the attendance of the inaugural year. The festival concluded with an awards ceremony to announce its winners from 177 submissions, 70 official selections, […]

18/10 October 2018

Every Brilliant Thing: A funny play about depression

by Laureen F. Guenther   Calgary’s Fire Exit Theatre is hosting Every Brilliant Thing in the Arts Commons, October 16 to 21. The play is produced and directed by Stephen Waldschmidt, and performed by Jenna-Lee Hyde. “It is the funniest show that you’ll ever see that’s about suicide and depression,” says Val Lieske, Fire Exit’s […]

18/10 October 2018

Adam and Eve in Rosebud: smart, insightful and funny

By Laureen F. Guenther   Mark Twain’s The Diaries of Adam and Eve opened September 7 in Rosebud Theatre’s Opera House. The play opens on Eve (Heather Pattengale) in the Garden of Eden, just one day old. She believes she’s the center of the creation experiment and is enthralled with discovering and naming and conversing […]

18/10 October 2018

The decision to move to a campus of care

by Sharon Simpson   As we tour seniors through our campus of care, we explain what is involved in the various levels of care that are available in our buildings. It generally takes time to cover how our health care system will help seniors and the potential benefits of living on a campus of care. […]

18/10 October 2018

Coffee: Where to draw the line between safe and risky consumption?

by Agnes Chung   “I start my day with a single expresso. Double expresso if I’m in-store. In a day, I have around eight to ten cups,” says Peter Lee of Caffe Umbria. A coffee sommelier, Lee says he does a lot of tasting in his work. One time heavy coffee drinker, Dale Clements says, […]

18/10 October 2018

Stan Squires at 94, strength restored after Kish’s treatments

by Laureen F. Guenther   Stan Squires of Calgary just celebrated his 94th birthday, he lives independently in his own house, and still has – and uses – a driver’s license. “I go to church twice on Sunday, once Thursday evening,” he says, “and people say, ‘Are you sure of your age?’ I say, ‘I […]

18/10 October 2018

The Bible and Science: Mars catastrophism allowed

by Raymond Strom   One only needs to look at the night sky at specific times of the year, and you will notice a bright reddish orb occupying the sky.  It has long fascinated people due to this red coloration, and when viewed through even a moderately powered telescope, you will see variations in the […]

18/10 October 2018

Boston Bruins alumni coming to Red Deer

by Katie Pearn   It’s not every day that the Boston Bruins come to Red Deer, but thanks to the generosity of Southside Dodge Jeep, and the teaming up of The Mustard Seed and Shalom Counselling Centre, Central Alberta hockey fans are in for a real treat.  On Sunday, March 17, 2019, the Boston Bruins […]

18/10 October 2018

Teen Challenge facility expanding

On Monday, September 17 at 11 am there was a ground-breaking ceremony at the Teen Challenge Alberta Men’s Centre in Priddis, Alberta to mark the expansion of this addiction treatment facility.  Finning Canada, headquartered in Edmonton, is providing in-kind support of heavy equipment to help construct a new 24-bed facility to replace the existing 12-bed […]