Our visit to the Hamilton Mountain Mosque on Stonechurch Road was truly enlightening.We were greeted by Imam Sayed Tora who made us feel most welcome. We began with an icebreaker, a fun quiz with various questions related to the Muslim Faith in Canada and also tested what knowledge we had of the Muslim Faith and … Read morePIL Fall Session 2019 Week 2
The first meeting of our Fall session began with prayers and then we had a presentation by Sheila of her experiences, both blessings and challenges of living in China.Several Chinese items of interest were passed around for the group to enjoy.We also had an icebreaker quiz, which required us to get answers from each other … Read morePIL Fall Session 2019 Week 1
We are happy to announce the dates of our Fall session. September 10 through October 8, 2019. We are lining up speakers on eldercare and nursing homes, and visits to both a Synagogue and a Mosque.Any more topics that you would like to hear about please contact us. We would be happy to try to … Read moreFall 2019 Sessions
Our spring session was completed with a reflection on the wonderful speakers and interesting topics that were covered. We gathered ideas for our Fall session and then enjoyed a delicious lunch. Thank you to each and everyone who was able to take part in our learning experience and conversations, our speakers and participants. Thank you … Read morePIL Spring Session – That’s a Wrap!
The weather wasn’t quite warm enough for a stroll about Ottawa Street, so instead Rev. Doug Moore led us on an expedition, back in time, and had the group imagining the area in 1900. It was a very large swamp! And so the story of Ottawa Street began….there was no Burlington Street or any industry. … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 5 – About Ottawa Street
On Tuesday March 12 the Partners in Learning group had a field trip to visit Stewart Memorial Church on John Street. Aileen Duncan gave the kind invitation to visit and explore the history of this church which is an Ontario Historic Site. It has served as both a religious and social centre for Hamilton’s community … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 4 – Stewart Memorial Church