Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

EVENSONG

A Prayer for Palm Sunday 2020

A PRAYER FOR PALM SUNDAY 2020 Shared on Norwich Cathedral’s Palm Sunday Podcast, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jNBcTyQ7oM Hosanna! We greet you, O Son of David, not this year outside with a jostling crowd, but quietly and at home, bound to each other by prayer. Hosanna! We greet you, O long-awaited King, not this year led into Church by cross and clergy, but led instead by a renewed sense of the world’s deep need for you. Hosanna! We greet you, O Christ, not this …

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Evensong – Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – join online with Zoom

Evensong, April 1, 2020   Join us by Zoom!  This is our first time so bear with us as we learn together. Scroll down for how to connect.  The meeting will be open at 7 pm to sort out any technical issues and we will start at 7:15.   There is also an attachment with the words to the chants. “Each day is a gift, every moment is a gift.  What happens when we honour all of life as a gift?” Christine Valters-Paintner …

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March 22, 2020 – Worship online with us!

March 22, 2020 Worship for Ralph Connor Memorial United Church is available online!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kt3edcbl3kY Recorded at several locations in Canmore so that we can keep social distance from one another, then combined into one Worship service.    Our intention is to have an online Worship Service available every Sunday, on the “Ralph Connor Canmore” YouTube channel.     If you would like to worship many times this Sunday, here is a listing of some of the congregations in Chinook Winds Region …

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Evensong – Wednesday, March 18, 2020 – Cancelled

While our public gathering is cancelled, the following liturgy is provided for home use, for those seeking “sacred time” – – Evensong ~ Lent IV ~ March 18/20   “Thrown all together in one unrelenting present, we are made to recognize in one another what we deny most vehemently about ourselves: in the end it’s our vulnerability that connects us”        Jon Mooallam   A Simple Lighting of a Candle to Connect with the Evensong Community   A Prayer ~ Pandemic …

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Worship Gatherings Cancelled

Due to COVID-19 protocols, starting March 18th our Wednesday night Evensong service has been discontinued until further notice.  An email including a liturgy that may be followed at home, will be sent to all on the Evensong mailing list.  Starting March 22nd our Sunday Morning worship is also discontinued; various “live streaming” options are being explored & the necessary links will be posted on this website when available.

Seven Sacred Teachings and Lent – Tue Mar 10 7 pm

Tony Snow, Indigenous Lead for Chinook Winds Region,  on March 10th at RCMUC led a deep and meaningful time of discussion, inviting us to see how the Seven Sacred Teachings can interact with our observance of Lent.  The seven sacred teachings, broadly held within many Indigenous traditions, are  Love, Respect, Courage, Honesty, Wisdom, Humility, and Truth.  Tony will be presenting additional sessions online at 7 pm on Tuesdays, March 17, 24, 31 and April 7. To register for one of …

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