Please send items for Parish Notes to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “Parish Notes” in the subject line. Submission deadline is the Friday one week before at 10 a.m.Gigantic Garage Sale: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at St. Martin’s United Church, 2617 Clarence Ave. Pancake and sausage breakfast at 7:30 a.m., bake sale, burgers, hotdogs, homemade pies, silent auction, toys and books, crafts and linens, collectibles, sports equipment, electronics, furniture and appliances, hardware. Information at 306-343-7101.Canada’s Double Portion in Concert: Sunday, 7 p.m., at Cornerstone Church, 315 Lenore Dr. An evening of gospel music. Admission is by free-will offering. Information at 306-716-8833.Seven-Day Silent Guided Retreat: May 10, 6:30 p.m. to May 16, 1 p.m., at Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre, 601 Taylor St. W. With Dianne Mantyka and Bishop Gerry Wiesner. Cost is $995 and includes meals and room. Register at 306-242-1916. Deadline is Wednesday. Information at queenshouse.org.Come to Me All Fundraiser: Thursday, 6:30 p.m., in the auditorium at St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 210 Ave. M South. A fundraising fashion show. With a presentation, a skit from Youth from Ukraine, refreshments, and souvenirs. RSVP to email@example.com, 306-914-0355 by Monday. Admission is by donation.Women in Ministry Friday Luncheon: Friday, noon to 1:30 p.m. at Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre, 601 Taylor St. W. For women who are employed in professional ecclesial ministry; retired from an employed ministry position; or studying for professional ecclesial ministry. Cost is $13. Information at 306-242-1916.Bible-Based Church: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. An inclusive, gender-sensitive, compassionate and non-judgmental church. A potluck follows the service. For directions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 306-979-5256.One Light Chant and Dance: Held the second Saturday of the month, with sporadic impromptu chant-only evenings, in Saskatoon. Hosted by Dances of Universal Peace leader Wayne Rollack. A meditative practice combining the chanting of sacred phrases with simple circle dances to live music. No experience necessary. Information at email@example.com.Sunday Meditation: Sundays, 10 a.m., at Windsor Chapel, 704 Windsor St. Presented by the Centre for Spiritual Living Saskatoon. Learn how to create the life you long for. Sunday celebration follows at 10:30 a.m. Information at 306-975-2022, cslsaskatoon.com.Buddhist Meditation: Sundays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Guided meditation taught by the monks from the Buddha Meditation Centre of Saskatoon. Everyone is welcome. Class is free. Information at meditationsaskatoon.org, 306-374-2840.Celtic Evening Service: Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at St. George’s Anglican Church, 624 Ave. I South. Celtic music, tea and coffee. Each mid-month service will begin with a potluck at 6 p.m.Free Community Soup Lunch: Wednesdays, noon, at St. Paul’s United Church, 454 Egbert Ave. Everyone is welcome.L’Arche Prayer Nights: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Prayer and fellowship with L’Arche Saskatoon, an ecumenical Christian community. Everyone is welcome from all faiths. Information at firstname.lastname@example.org.Pancake Breakfast: May 4, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., at St. David’s Trinity United Church, 3318 Merritt St. Pancakes, sausages, and beverages. Adults cost $7.50, children ages 12 and under cost $4, and families cost $20.The Big Shred: May 4, 9 a.m. to noon, in the parking lot at McClure United Church, 4025 Taylor St. East. Safely shred old private documents. Shredding is by suggested donation. Proceeds support the McClure Place Foundation. Information at 306-955-7677 ext. 9433, or 306-373-1717 after hours.Garage Sale: May 11, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at McClure United Church, 4025 Taylor St. East. Books, baking, jewelry, scarves, purses, small appliances, furniture, and collectibles. With a pancake breakfast 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., and a hotdog lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Growing in Faith: May 24, 7:30 p.m., at Augustana Church, 1201 Broadway Ave. S. Augustana Choir performs. With mezzo-soprano Sharon Buck and flutist Ann Salmon. A coffee reception will follow. Admission by freewill offering. Proceeds will benefit OUTSaskatoon and Augustana Parish Nursing; donations of $25 or more are eligible for a tax receipt.And So We Wait … Our Spiritual Journey of Transformation: May 24, 7 p.m., to May 26, 1 p.m., at Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre, 601 Taylor St. W. A retreat for women. with Sarah Donnelly. Cost is $180 and includes Saturday and Sunday lunches and Saturday supper. Register at 306-242-1916, email@example.com. Information at queenshouse.org.Eco Spirituality and the Cosmos: May 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre, 601 Taylor St. W. The discoveries of modern science in relation to the cosmos challenge us to expand our way of understanding and relating to God, and to the sacredness of God’s creation. With Sr. Judy Schachtel. Cost is $40 or $50 with lunch. Register at 306-242-1916, firstname.lastname@example.org. Information at queenshouse.org.Iconography Retreat: May 27-31, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre, 601 Taylor St. W. Five days of creativity and prayer, introducing participants to the ancient Christian tradition of icon writing. With Anna Mycyk and Gisele Bauche. Cost is $585 and includes lunches. Register at 306-242-1916, email@example.com. Information at queenshouse.org.Open Heart, Forgiving Heart: A Residential Mindfulness Retreat: May 30, 6 p.m. to June 2, 4 p.m., at Ancient Spirals Retreat Centre, south of Saskatoon. Presented by the Saskatoon Community of Mindful Living. A retreat in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh with lay teacher Rowan Conrad. Cost is $215 and space is limited. Register at mindfulsaskatoon.ca by May 16. Information at firstname.lastname@example.org, 306-222-9347.