Rendez-Vous 2020 comes to Alberta

By Robert Massey Rendez-Vous 2020 is coming to Calgary on August 11-14!Rendez-Vous is the United Church of Canada’s triennium conference for youth and young adults. It is a gathering of over 400 youth from across the country, and we are …

Leaning into the Future without Fear

This March 17-19 Leadership Event in Calgary is rescheduled to November 17-19, 2020 Matt Miofsky, author of Let Go: Leaning into the Future without Fear, will be the keynote speaker at this 2020 Leadership Event in Calgary and Vancouver for ministry personnel …

Praying for Australia

Note from Chinook Winds Office: We know that many are concerned about the Wild Fires in Australia. Our province knows the destruction and heartache caused by fires as Helen Reed aptly describes in her reflection below that was first published …

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, …