Christian churches faced several significant challenges in the Covid-19 pandemic to attend to the spiritual needs of our community, and their post-crisis recovery continues to be very rocky. This discussion will explore the various obstacles faith communities have faced since 2020, how they navigated those obstacles, and new pressures they are now facing.

Speaker: **Reverend Taylor Croissant
**Moderator: Terry Shillington

The Reverend Taylor Croissant is an ordained minister in The United Church of Canada, currently serving at Southminster United Church in downtown Lethbridge. He is originally from Medicine Hat, Alberta, and after earning a bachelor’s degree in Political Studies, he completed a Masters of Divinity at St. Andrew’s College in Saskatoon. Before coming to Lethbridge, Taylor served several churches in northern Alberta, as well as a two-year appointment with The United Church’s global partner church in South Korea, The Presbyterian Church in The Republic of Korea. He is the editor of Building God’s Beloved Community: Discipleship in The United Church of Canada, which was published in 2022.

Date/time: Thursday January 19, 2023. Presentation begins at 12 & concludes at 1 p.m.

Cost: Free, but donations are gratefully accepted

Location**:** Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization (LSCO) Dining Room, 500-11 Street S, Lethbridge, AB

Lunch & Refreshments: The Atrium Dining Room will be available by 11:15 am. Please arrive early before the start of the Presentation to patronize the LSCO cafeteria and enjoy their excellent variety of good value food options.

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