Have you felt the pressure?

By Helen Reed, Chair, Chinook Winds Regional Council Have you felt the pressure? “Other churches are open why aren’t we?” “We want to be back in our building?” “If we don’t return soon, we won’t survive… the money stopped coming …

For Love’s Sake, Wear a Mask

Join in McKillop United Church’s social media campaign At McKillop United Church in Lethbridge, we have been wrestling how to connect our Christian spirituality to Covid-19 and to our culture.  We are very concerned that only 40% of Albertans are wearing masks. …

Register now for Rendez Vous!

By Jenna Wood & Caitlin Hornbeck Rendez-vous 2020 is so close, just a couple weeks away! We are so excited to bring everyone together in a new and safe, online format from August 11-14. We are running Rendez-vous 2020 through …

Seeking Hospital Ministry Coordinator

Chinook Winds Region is seeking an individual to fill the role of Hospital Ministry Coordinator for a one-year term, the possibility of renewal if needed, with the goal of having Alberta Health Services (AHS) approved Hospital Ministry in all Acute …

Angola Memorial Student Fund still going strong

50 Years Later By Rev. David Gilchrist Way back in 1970, Dr Sid Gilchrist, retired missionary from Angola, and his wife, Francis, were Dean of Men and Women at the Naramata Centre. The couple were invited by St Paul’s United …

Churches can now apply for federal small business loan

When the $40,000 Federal Government’s Canadian Emergency Business Account was first announced in April, it was believed that churches could apply. Then we learned churches were excluded. Well, after much persistence and lobbying from Chinook Winds Region and the National …