Upcoming Events


​Dr. Azim Nanji
 “Gardens of Heaven and Earth”
Thursday, May 17, 2018, Aurora Room, Lister Centre
University of Alberta
5:30 – 7:30pm 
 
​Dr. Azim Nanji will be in Edmonton and will speak on “Gardens of Heaven and Earth”, an event to introduce the concept of Islamic gardens and to highlight the new Aga Khan Garden soon to be open at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. The University of Alberta and the Aga Khan Council for Edmonton Joint Liaison Committee will be your hosts for the event. Please join us for an engaging evening, starting with a lecture by Dr. Nanji, followed by a questions and answers session and an opportunity to network over refreshments.

Biography of Dr. Azim Nanji:
Professor Azim Nanji serves currently as Special Advisor to the Provost at the Aga Khan University. Most recently he served as Senior Associate Director of the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University 2008-2010 and also lectured on Islam in the Department of Religious Studies. He was previously the of Director of the Institute of Ismaili Studies from 1998 - 2008. Prior to this, he was Professor and Chair of the Department of Religion at the University of Florida and has held academic and administrative appointments at various American and Canadian universities.
Within the Aga Khan Development Network, Professor Nanji has served as a Member of the Steering Committee and Master Jury of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Task Force Member for the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC) and Vice Chair of the Madrasa-based Early Childhood Education Programme in East-Africa. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Global Centre for Pluralism.
This is a complimentary community event. Due to limited space, we request that attendees please RSVP by copying this link into your browser and  licking on it -  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSehbb7dofCO6vmlv2XZK76fNcPkcxBXCrYk55498E7YVJpDHw/viewform
We hope you can join us,
The U of A/Aga Khan Council for Edmonton - Joint Liaison Committee
 
the Taizé prayer schedule for 2018
Taize_ Prayer Schedule 2018.docx
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NAIN (North American Interfaith Network) Conference, July 31-August 3, 2018 to be held in Edmonton Alberta

Please see the following brochure for more information.
4690 EICEA Brochure Proof-2_1.pdf
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City Wide Peace Prayer, Sunday, June 10, 2018

Dear Interfaith and Community Leaders
 
In the present times of conflict, turmoil, untold human suffering and natural disasters, the only thing each of us can do is to come together as children of God and pray.  We cannot change the world, but we can bring peace to our families and communities.  The Taize Musicians Group and the Sathya Sai Baba Center of Edmonton are organizing a City Wide Peace Prayer on June 10 at 2 PM.  We invite you to join us in prayer for peace in ourselves, within our families; extending this to peace in our community and eventually our planet.  Group prayer has its own magnificent power.  Let us come together and pray in unity and love.  
 
Date:  Sunday, June 10, 2 PM
Place:  Sathya Sai Baba Center, 9619 82 Avenue
Program:
2:00 PM - Silent Meditative Prayer (each of us will pray in the way we usually do in silence)
Taize Peace Song
Sai Baba Peace Song
2:45 PM - snacks.
 
We hope you can join us.  Please see enclosed poster for display.  Please pass on to others in your circles and congregation
 If you have any questions, you may email me or Maria from the Taize group.
 
With Love and Peace
Nalina Kumar
President
Sathya Sai Baba Center of Edmonton

 
City-Wide_1.pdf
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We are People of Treaty, Covenant and Reconciliation October 14-17, 2018 in Sherwood Park, Alberta

Please see the following brochure for ore information,
 
Ecumencial mission flyer.pdf
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