Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Evensong Resumes Wed Sept 22nd

Evensong at the Equinox, Sept. 22, 7:15 PM   The autumn equinox… a time when the sun rests above the equator,  and day and night are divided equally.  It heralds a season filled with change, celebrates the harvest,  and ushers in the brilliant beauty of death.  Autumn is a season of transition… We are invited to rest into its mystery. ~ Christine Valters Paintner, Abbey of the Arts Let evening come. …Let the stars appear and the moon disclose her silver …

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Evensong – May 19 2021

Evensong:  an online contemplative gathering Wednesday, May 19, 2021 @ 7:15 PM Friends of Spirit Let us gather now, friends of Spirit – travellers in time – to hear the story of Love’s evolving nature Bruce Sanguin Our journey through the season of Easter continues and we reflect on our travels together.   for Zoom login, contact jan.tissandier@gmail.com

Julian Cell

Julian of Norwich – Evensong online – April 15 at 7:15 PM

Christianity can help us realize that death and resurrection are part of the evolutionary path toward wholeness; letting go of isolated existence for the sake of deeper union. Something dies but something new is born—which is why the chaos of our times is, in a strange way, a sign of hope; something new is being born within. Out of chaos, a star is born. Breakdown can be break through if we recognize a new pattern of life struggling to emerge.  …

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Evensong – Wed Nov 6 at 7:15 PM

TAKING LEAVE Ours and Others’ I hear the last car leaving Everyone so kind You would have loved seeing so many dear friends at one time Now I’ll be making friends with gone Shari Ulrich Decide carefully The life you would love to look back on When your time comes to turn and take leave John O’Donohue In this thinned-veiled season all are welcome  to a contemplative evening of song, prose, and silence                   …

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Celebrating Indigenous Spirituality this Wednesday

At the final EVENSONG of the 2018-2019 Church year, we welcome GLORIA SNOW to lead us in a contemplative time of worship.  Gloria is a student for United Church Ministry, from the Stoney Nakoda nation.  We are so honoured to welcome her leadership to this service, and that of her husband KEN LEVAE. Ralph Connor Church, 7:15 PM, Wednesday June 19th. Click here for information about Canmore’s celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day, Friday June 21st. Evensong will return for its …

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