**Check out our Online Resources for MORSL-recommended web-based activities and alternatives! **
Monday, September 14
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Cultivating a Positive Body Image This 2-hour interactive workshop will address the challenges of COVID-19 as they relate to body image. Register here.
2:00 - 3:30 PM: Science of Happiness Do you want to learn ways to become a happier person? Come learn about the science of happiness and discover how you can cultivate a positive mindset by taking in the good. Register here.
6:00 - 7:30 PM: Meditation Techniques Class Join MORSL for this guided meditation session led by Devaki Groulx. Register here for the Zoom link.
Tuesday, September 15
12:15 - 2:00 PM: Yoga for Stress and Anxiety This workshop will inform participants how stress and anxiety impacts our bodies, minds and nervous system, and use the physical and meditation principles from yoga to practice new ways of managing and coping with stress. Register here.
3:30 - 5:00 PM: Quarantine Support Group Are you feeling isolated while under quarantine? Has your mental health been impacted by the confinement? This online support group is an opportunity to come together, share what you’ve been going through, and receive support. Open to all McGill students who have recently arrived in Canada and are under the 14 day mandatory quarantine order. Register here.
6:00 - 7:00 PM: Spiritual Yoga Off-The-Mat Looking to stay grounded in these chaotic times? Interested in the spiritual significance of yogic practice? Join us for a seated yoga practice! Registration required for the Zoom link.
Wednesday, September 16
12:00 - 1:00 PM: Midweek Morsels with MORSL Looking to inject your week with positivity and by feeling grounded? Join us from the comfort of your home on Zoom with your lunch and beverage of choice for some open-ended conversation.
Thursday, September 17
12:00 - 1:30 PM: Wellness Walking Event for International Students Looking for an opportunity to meet other students and to stay active? Curious to explore the beautiful trails of Mont Royal? Join ISS for their weekly walking group! Register here.
6:00 - 7:00 PM: Virtual Rosh Hashanah Breadmaking Join McGill Challah for Hunger for their first event of the semester! Make round challah and learning about Rosh Hashanah. Details forthcoming.
Friday, September 18
1:30 PM: Friday Sermon live streamed from the Rhoda Institute to recentre intentions and energy.
6:00 - 8:00 PM: Kirtan & Documentary in the Memory of Jaswant Singh Khalra Join the McGill Sikh Students' Association for their annual Kirtan blessings. This year, they are dedicating this event to the memory of Jaswant Singh Khalra who was a strong advocate of human rights and was a highly respected leader of the Sikh community. Send them a message on Facebook for the Zoom link.
7:00 - 8:00 PM: ISM Online Bible Study Join the International Student Ministry of McGill for their first online bible study topic discussion. Sign-up here to receive the Zoom link.
7:45 PM: Erev Rosh Hashanah Join Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom for an Erev Rosh Hashanah service via Zoom.
Saturday, September 19
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM: Rosh Hashanah Families' Service Join Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom for a Rosh Hashanah Families' service via Zoom.
10:30 AM: Rosh Hashanah Service Join Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom for a Rosh Hashanah members and guest ticket holders only service via Zoom.
Looking for a new book to pick-up? Pop in to our spirituality and wellness library on our website to browse a few of our recommendations! Also see our podcast top picks. Looking for something more active? Many groups still need volunteers to make friendly phone calls to isolated people as well as deliver groceries and medicines. Browse our volunteering listing on our website.
Sunday, September 20
Join the Eastern Orthodox Livestreaming services Facebook group for all information about available live streams.
7:30 AM: St-Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church Check their Facebook page for up-to-date information on live stream of services on Sundays and throughout the week.
9:30 AM: St Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Check their Facebook page for up-to-date information on live streams of services on Sundays and throughout the week.
10:30 AM: The Church of St. Andrew & St. Paul is broadcasting church services via their YouTube channel.
10:30 AM: Rosh Hashanah Service Join Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom for an Rosh Hashanah service via Zoom.
11:00 AM: Sunday Morning Quaker Meeting Contact the group on Facebook for the Zoom meeting details.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Newman Getting Involved Event Want to learn more about the Newman Centre? Looking to get involved? Interested in meeting like-minded students? Join them for a Getting Involved Event (includes a Mass, an info session and a Hike to Mount Royal). Register here.
11:00 AM or 5:00 PM: Newman Centre of McGill University In person Mass resumes; registration is mandatory.
2:00 PM: Shofar and Tashlich in the Park Join Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom for Shofar and Tashlich in Place des Bassins (Griffintown).
3:00 PM: Shofar and Tashlich in the Park Join Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom for Shofar and Tashlich in Westmount Park Pond.
4:00 - 6:00 PM: For Sikh youth, join the weekly Sunday web sessions with Dr. Juss Kaur for meditation, reflection and discussion. Email for details.
4:30 PM: Shofar and Tashlich in the Park Join Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom for Shofar and Tashlich in Pierre Elliott Trudeau Park.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Rad Rosh Hashanah 5781 Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with Independent Jewish Voices as the leaf is turned into a sweet new 5781! The McGill and Concordia IJV chapters will be gathering September 20th at 5:00pm in Parc Jeanne-Mance for a community picnic catered with delicious Palestinian food. They’ve also put together a program with a focus on social justice and challenging Israeli Apartheid.
6:00 PM: Shofar and Tashlich in the Park Join Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom for Shofar and Tashlich in Edgewater Park, Pointe-Claire.
MORE: Check MORSL's partner programming page to learn of the latest virtual gatherings for a variety of faith communities