New Program Support & Administration Associate

Chinook Winds Regional Council is pleased that Chris Mah Poy has begun full-time work with the Region as of March 11, 2019 Chris is the new Program Support and Administration support person for the Region, based out of our office …

New Executive Minister Announced

We are pleased to announce that Treena Duncan has been appointed to be the new Regional Executive Minister for Chinook Winds and Pacific Mountain Regions, starting June 24, 2019. Treena will follow the Rev. Doug Goodwin, long-time Executive Secretary of …

Let us know your Community of Faith’s Regional Representatives

Communities of Faith/Pastoral Charges are to elect Lay Regional Representatives at their Annual Meeting. In the past, pastoral charges elected Presbytery representatives who also became their representatives at Conference meetings. Please fill out the following form so that Chinook Winds …

Who is My Neighbour? A Gathering for Women

Who is My Neighbour?” April 4 to 6, 2019 Star of the North Retreat Centre,3A St. Vital Ave., St. Albert, AB  Women of The United Church in Alberta and Northwest Territories (Chinook Winds and Northern Spirit Regions) We think you …

Spirituality of Fandom — The Survey!

A Research Project by Rev. Tracy Robertson (minister at St. Thomas United Church) website: www.vilya.com/spirituality-of-fandom/survey Hi! My name is Tracy and I would like to invite you to participate in my crazy project, The Spirituality of Fandom. Spirituality? What is spirituality? …

Chinook Winds Regional Commission Update

By Helen Reed, Chair, Chinook Winds Regional Commission Chinook Winds Regional Commission met online on February 8, 2019. During our two hours together we caught up on many different pieces that are coming together for the Region. We continue to …

Thanksgivings for Garth Mundle

It was with great sadness that many of us learned this week that Rev. Dr Garth Mundle died in Ottawa on Monday, January 28. He had a stroke two weeks earlier. Garth is a former principal of St. Stephen’s College …

Born of Wind & Spirit: June 7-8

The first Annual Gathering of the Chinook Winds Region will happen this June 7th and 8th, 2019 at McKillop United Church in Lethbridge, around the theme of “Born of Wind and Spirit.” Things have changed, and continue to change. And …

Clarification: General Council and Regional Assessments

We have received several questions about the National and Regional Assessments. We hope the following will clarify any confusion. Starting in 2019 the General Council inaugurated a new, national assessment to help pay for the core governance and shared services …