Chinook Winds appoints Pastoral Relations Staff

Chinook Winds Region is pleased to announce that Rev. Lee Spice has been hired as the new Pastoral Relations staff person for the Region. Lee begins half-time on December 1. On March 1, 2019, she will move to full time. …

Annual Video License available for Congregations

Congregations who previously purchased an annual video license through the Alberta and Northwest Conference Office,  are now able to access a license through the Edge Office in Etobicoke, Ontario. Deadline to mail payment: December 7, 2018. Details are below. By …

Update from Chinook Winds Region

Greetings from the Chinook Winds Regional Council Commission The Commission met via Conference Call on November 6, 2018. Our progress has now taken us to the place where we need to have more detailed, hard and strong conversations that will …

The Church’s Struggle to see Jesus from Intercultural Eyes

Intercultural Ministry Reflections & Photos Thank you to four writers from ANW Conference who wrote on their experience of the Intercultural Ministry Education event, September 26-27. Called “The Church’s Struggle to see Jesus from Intercultural Eyes,” the event was organized …

I see through privileges. They are like cataracts

Rev. Alan Richards was asked by the Intercultural Standing Committee to give a theological reflection halfway through the education event on September 27. The following comes from his carefully scribbled notes. You’ll find more reflections from participants here. I begin …

A New Spiritual Adventure of an Intercultural Minister

Rev. Dr OhWang Kwon is minister at Knox United Church, Consort, AB and wrote the following reflection following attending the September 27-28th’s Intercultural Ministry Education Event in Edmonton. You’ll find more Intercultural Ministry Education Reflections here Since last December, I …

Multicultural = No Casseroles!

Karen Dingwall is a member of Robert McClure Church in Calgary and wrote the following reflection following attending the September 27-28th’s Intercultural Ministry Education Event in Edmonton. You’ll find more Intercultural Ministry Education Reflections here Three learnings and/or experiences that …

Kathy Yamashita: In Her Own Words

Dr Kathy Yamashita has served both her church as a volunteer and her community as a family physician for many years. She will be Alberta and Northwest Conference’s final president as it moves into two regions. During her tenure, I …