Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Earth Day Events Online

Three ways to celebrate Earth Day 2021: on April 21, at 7:15 PM, Tony Snow, Indigenous Lead for Chinook Winds Region, will be leading our Evensong service on Zoom.  If you are not on the Evensong mailing list, email office@ralphconnor.ca and we will get the Zoom login for April 21. April 22 at 5:00 PM, United Church of Canada, Chinook Winds Region “Mother Earth Day” service of prayer. For Zoom login go here and scroll down to “Mother Earth Day”. …

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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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Sermon: September 22, 2019 – Psalm 113

My Mom grew up on a farm near the town of Bruce Mines, Ontario, home of the first hard-rock copper mine in Canada, predating confederation by 20 years.  When the mines were open, which was sporadic at best, they contributed much to the local economy, but they also contributed the dreaded respiratory diseases, silicosis and black lung, to the men who mined there.  Most of the local men, then, knew two things: (1) they’d better have access to some farm …

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