Healthy Masculinity

Friday January 24th at 4:30 PM until 5 PM

First Metropolitan United Church

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Gathering from Friday, Jan. 24, 4:30 p.m. to Saturday, Jan. 25, dinner time.
A time for men to come together to discuss important themes/topics concerning our current roles and functions in life. Each topic presented by outstanding male leaders from our region, with ample time for discussion.
This is an event for men of all ages and stations in life: single or married, religious or not, retired or employed, parent or childless, etc. who are looking for a safe space when beliefs and/or doubts might be spoken and heard.
LODGING available at the Centre; commuters welcomed as well.
COSTS: (including meals, refreshments and use of the facilities at the Centre)
A. For all inclusive participants (accommodation included) - $150.00
B. For commuters - $100.00
Pre-registration advised (limited space) - $20.00. Pre-registration deadline: Jan. 17.
Registrar: Dale Perkins, 113 - 555 Franklyn Street, Nanaimo. For more information and to register either call (250) 592- 4605 or email.Make cheques to "Men's Event - 2020."
Resource leaders:
Dr. Stephen Faulkner MD, (retired) living in Duncan
Rev. Greg Darjes, Cobble Hill, Cedar Treatment Centre
Rabbi Louis Sutker, Victoria, teacher and counsellor
Rev. Andrew Twiddy, pastor at the Parksville Anglican church
Themes/Topics:
Healthy (Not Toxic) Masculinity.Post retirement blues - how NOT to feel "worth-less"Male-female relationships - moving outside the stereotypes.Being an Elder.Spiritual but not religious - is that possible?Men as parents and grandparents.
Special opportunity - receive a massage from a registered massage therapist - Half-hour session - $65;one-hour session - $110 (on site professional massage therapist). Advance booking with registrar to guarantee a treatment.


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