Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

April 11 – Congregational Meeting on Zoom

A short congregational meeting will be held on Zoom on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 11 am following the regular YouTube service. Sign in information will be sent closer to the date. Council has negotiated a contract with Bow Valley Green Energy Cooperative for the installation of solar panels on the south facing roof of Gordon Hall. BVGEC will pay for the solar panels, installation, repairs and replacement, insurance and monitoring the operations. RCMUC will purchase all the solar energy …

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PIE Day – 3.14 at 11 AM

Join us for PIE Day, a time to be Public, Intentional and Explicit in our loving connections with the LGBTQ2S community.  After YouTube Worship at 10, join us on Zoom on Sunday morning, March 14th at 11:00 AM Mountain Daylight Time (email minister@ralphconnor.ca for login) .  We’ll watch a video together, share dessert and conversation, and end up with some entertainment!  This is a shared event, of the Affirming Committees from Rundle Memorial United Church in Banff, and Ralph Connor …

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Green Exodus Community Meeting – March 5 from 4:00 to 5:30 PM

Green Exodus Community Meeting Register Here March 5, 2021 4:00pm- 5:30pm Thanks for checking out Green Exodus! Perhaps you have joined us for a few or all the four sessions in Canmore. Or perhaps you are thinking of attending for the first time. Everyone is welcome to the Community meeting on March 5. We have been enriched by the voices of Indigenous neighbours who invited us into new ways of knowing the Earth Spiritual but not Religious Folk who want …

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Sermon: February 14, 2021 – Mark 9: 2-9

For many people, Valentine’s Day or St. Valentine’s Day will be the big focus for today.  But on the liturgical calendar, today is Transfiguration Sunday, a day that embraces belovedness in a different way, featuring the amazing vision of Jesus on a mountainside with Peter, James, John and a couple of otherworldly guests. Watch:  https://youtu.be/iJQbcjArweE Download PDF of Sermon: Sermon_14February2021 To be honest, for many years this was a Sunday that I often booked Continuing Education time and let someone …

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Annual General Meeting: January 31st, report available here

This Sunday, January 31 the Annual General Meeting for the RCMUC 2020 calendar year will be held on Zoom, at 11:00 AM.  Zoom login details were emailed on Wednesday January 27th. Please email minister@ralphconnor.ca if you don’t have that link! Click  here   to download the 2020 Annual Report.  You will also need to download the following four financial files: BalanceSheet – page 63 Budget Overview – page 64 Funds – page 65 Profit and Loss – pages 66 and …

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Celebrating 130 years – January 24, 2021

January 24, 2021 is the 130th Anniversary of Ralph Connor Memorial United Church.  Join us on YouTube for an anniversary service! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rMc226VIGY On January 24, 1891, the sanctuary of Canmore Presbyterian Church hosted its first Worship service – located on the same lot where it still stands.  The founding Minister was Rev. Charles Gordon, known to many as the famous author, Ralph Connor.  When the United Church of Canada came into being in 1925, Canmore Presbyterian Church  became Canmore United …

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GREEN EXODUS – soft launch, Friday January 22nd

Are you astonished  by the beauty of the world – especially the Bow Valley corridor? Are you wanting the empowerment of community as you engage with the needs of this planet? Are you fed by a sense of sacredness or Spirituality in your life’s journey? The Green Exodus: The Canmore Series –  will use contemplation, creativity, community and a fresh look at the Cosmos to refresh and realign our relationship with the Earth. We will draw on the lineage of Indigenous, …

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