Futureproofing Ministry!

COVID-19 has challenged us to find ways to serve and reach our people and communities in new ways. Through the recent Chinook Winds Technology and Ministry survey this past Summer, Tech volunteers, Ministry Personnel and Church staff identified your accelerated …

Doing our Part to Flatten the Curve

A message from Executive Minister Treena Duncan Friends, Today, Chinook Winds Region has enjoyed the sun again with beautiful blue skies after the howling winter winds and snow over the weekend. The seasons have changed, and our gaze falls towards …

How to encourage seniors to go online

With COVID-19 and most communities of faith in Chinook Winds offering worship online, church leaders have also been concerned that no one gets missed — particularly older congregants who aren’t tech-savvy. Some older church members just won’t go online and …

St. Matthew’s, Calgary to rise in new ways

St. Matthew’s United Church, Calgary, worshipped for the last time in its building last Sunday but its ministry will continue to live on in new and significant ways. Sunday’s decommissioning service took place as a result of two years of faithful, …

Meet Geoffrey Simmins

Geoffrey Simmins joins the staff of Chinook Winds Region in September 2020 as the Hospital Ministry Coordinator. This 10-hour per week time-limited position, generously supported by the Mission and Service Fund, is an exciting initiative led by Wilma Clark and …

Radical Inclusion: Faith & Art

With Radical Inclusion as theme for the Chinook Winds Regional Council’s Meeting September 15-17, worship leaders sought out artwork from within Alberta that depicted the theme. Chinook Winds Region Presiding Officer Helen Reed and Vicki McPhee, Symons Valley United Church …