2016 was a special year for Ralph Connor Memorial United Church.
The “Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore”
that was founded in 1891 turned 125 Years old.
Please view our official Anniversary Day Worship Video
The vibrant congregation celebrated this 125th Anniversary
in many ways throughout the whole year.
New Years Muffins – January 1st, 2016
Evensong Epiphany – January 6th, 2016
Official Anniversary Celebration – January 24th
Celebrating the 125th Easter – March 27th
The Kennedy Administration Concert – May 1st
Summer Open House
During the summer of 2016 we invited people to visit the Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore and steep themselves in 125 years of history.
A guide was be on site and ready to show everybody around our beautiful 125 year old Church.
Church Picnic at Cascade Ponds – June 25th
Progressive Dinner – September 17
All Souls Week – October 26 – November 2
Ralph’s Rambles, a 125 Anniversary Initiative.
All year we collected photos submitted from our congregation. These were of people Hiking, Biking, Snowshoeing or Rambling.
These photos were posted in our weekly newsletter, our Sunday Worship announcement loop and on Facebook.
We collected 140 photos over the year, surpassing our goal of 125 pictures.
Honouring Past Members
Weekly during our Sunday Worship we honoured a member of the Church, past or present.
In conjunction with the Bow Valley Syrian Refugee Group we worked together to bring a family in need to Canmore.
Below: Ralph Connor Memorial United Church In the News 2016 our Anniversary Year