Creating Space for Christmas’ Transformation

By Treena Duncan, Executive Minister for Chinook Winds and Pacific Mountain Regions “Are you ready for Christmas?” Next to, “How do you like your new job?” (I am really enjoying it), this seems to be the question I’m asked most …

Thankful for where and who we are

By Rev. Helen Reed Yesterday I spent my morning having tea with a group living in a Seniors Lodge, last night I led worship at our local Continuing Care Center and followed that off by visiting in our hospital. Today, …

Aaron’s Journey assists homeless and at-risk youth

Each year in December, Central United Church’s Aaron’s Journey program distributes some 400 backpacks to people who are homeless and also to at-risk youth. Aaron’s Journey was initiated and is organised by AnnaMay and Clayton LaPointe, long-time attendees of Central, …

Pre-Advent Clergy Gathering set for November 27

The first-ever Chinook Winds Region Clergy Gathering will take place onWednesday, November 27 at Symons Valley United Church, Calgary, AB. The day will run from 10 AM to 4 PM – morning refreshments and lunch included. This event is for …

Duty of Care Refresher

Organisations where children gather, such as churches, are also ones to which predators are drawn to be near young people. While we want to be invitational, we can unintentionally place our children and others at risk. Thanks to the astuteness …