Graduate Christian Fellowship – The Ethics of Prenatal Genetic Screening

The Graduate Christian Fellowship invites you to:
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The Ethics of Prenatal Genetic Screening:
Medical Issues – Personal Stories

with
Michael Buttrey
PhD student in Biomedical Ethics, Regis College

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)   [Directions]
6:00 – Potluck
7:00 (or so) – Something After Dinner – presentation, discussion, etc.

Click here / see below for:
Future GCF Topics
Upcoming Special Events
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Graduate Christian Fellowship – Mid-term Potluck and Party


The Graduate Christian Fellowship invites you to a:
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Mid-term Potluck and Party
An evening of eating, playing games, conversing, praying, de-stressing, and generally having fun together

What to Bring:
– Food for a potluck dinner
– Games to play (e.g. board games, card games, group games, etc.)

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)   [Directions]
6:00 – Potluck
7:00 (or so) – Something After Dinner – conversation, games, etc.

Click here / see below for:
Upcoming Events
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Graduate Christian Fellowship – Who Is My Neighbour? – Part 2

The Graduate Christian Fellowship invites you to:
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“Who Is My Neighbour?” – Part 2

Exploring the connections between elite education, urban poverty, and Christian faith

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)

6:00 – Dinner
7:00 (or so) – Something After Dinner – discussion, etc.
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Dear Friends,
Two weeks ago the GCF community talked about the reasons for becoming more engaged with the issue of urban poverty – the nature of the need, the biblical teachings about serving the poor, the barriers we face as we strive to live faithfully in the midst of our busy lives.  At GCF this week we are continuing and deepening this conversation about the connections between an elite education, urban poverty and Christian faith.

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Graduate Christian Fellowship – Life in the Academy: What They Never Told Me

The Graduate Christian Fellowship invites you to:
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Life in the Academy: What They Never Told Me
Mathematics := a journey in faith
with
Natasha Dobrinen
Associate Professor of Mathematics
University of Denver

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)

6:00 – Dinner
7:00 (or so) – Something After Dinner – discussion, etc.
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Dear Friends,
As we noted in our discussion of formation earlier this term, a university education shapes us in far more ways than just academically. And especially as graduate students, what we’re expected to learn stretches far beyond the curriculum, our courses, or our research. Read more Graduate Christian Fellowship – Life in the Academy: What They Never Told Me

Graduate Christian Fellowship – Who Is My Neighbour?

The Graduate Christian Fellowship invites you to:
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“Who Is My Neighbour?”
Exploring the connections between elite education, urban poverty, and Christian faith

An interactive discussion and Bible study

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)

6:00 – Dinner
7:00 (or so) – Something After Dinner – discussion, etc.
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Graduate Christian Fellowship – “Where Do We Go Now?” (Film)

The Graduate Christian Fellowship invites you to a screening of:
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“Where Do We Go Now?”
(France / Lebanon, 2011)
Winner of the People’s Choice Award, TIFF, 2011

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)

6:00 – Dinner
7:00 (or so) – Something After Dinner – film, discussion etc.
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Set in a remote village where a Christian church and a Muslim mosque stand side by side, this film follows the antics of the town’s women as they try to keep their men from becoming part of the religious violence engulfing the country.

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Graduate Christian Fellowship – Romans, Home and Homelessness in the Empire

The Graduate Christian Fellowship invites you to:
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Romans, Home and Homelessness in the Empire

A Bible study and overview of Paul’s Epistle to the Romans with
Brian Walsh
Christian Reformed campus minister at UofT
(i.e. the other member of our campus ministry team)

(Note: Please try to read all of Paul’s letter for Thurs night – see below)

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)
6:00 – Dinner  /  7:00 (or so) – Something After Dinner – discussion, etc.
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2nd Annual GCF Fall Hike

Come experience some of what Toronto has to offer outdoors!

When: Sunday, September 30, 3:00 pm
Where: Victoria Park Subway Station (doors nearest Vic Pk Ave)
Duration: 5-8 kms, 2 hrs
Please RSVP: to Geoff Wichert (to help us plan food)

Weather: Rain or shine we’ll meet at Vic Pk subway. If the rain is too daunting we’ll just go straight to the hanging around and eating part of the event.
Route: Here is a map of the first leg of our hike. If you’re delayed getting to the station you can follow this and catch up with us.
Questions / Issues?: Call Geoff at 416-757-4767

Bring:
– sturdy walking shoes
– water bottle
– (optional) contribution for dinner

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Graduate Christian Fellowship – Formation In and Out of the Academy

The Graduate Christian Fellowship invites you to:
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Formation In and Out of the Academy
or How we come to be the people we are (or hope to be)

Thursday, September 20, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)
6:00 – Dinner  /  7:00 – Something After Dinner – discussion, etc.
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Dear Friends,
I’d like to start by restating the vision of this campus ministry:

The Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) seeks to challenge, mentor, and enable students to think, work, and live as Christian disciples in the academy and in their professions. Rooted in the confession that all truth is in Christ, we seek a radical Christian discipleship in all of life.
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Graduate Christian Fellowship – Welcome Back!

The Graduate Christian Fellowship begins another season with:
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“What are you hoping for?”
Launching the new year together

An evening of conversation, eating, reflection, discussion, and prayer with the GCF community

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Chaplain’s office, Wycliffe College (basement)

6:00 – Dinner
7:00 (or so) – Something After Dinner – discussion, etc.
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Dear friends,
Welcome (back) to U of T for another academic year.
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