Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Sermon: September 12, 2021 – Psalm 19

Figuring out one’s priorities is no easy feat. Do I focus on my own needs, the needs of those closest to me, the needs of communities that I am part of, or the needs of all living beings and the planet itself?  With so many needs, how do I best align my choices with God’s hopes – especially at a time when many of us feel that our capacity is at a low ebb? Watch at https://youtu.be/4j35tkU9vAI   Download PDF:  Sermon_12September2021 …

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2m distancing is still in place

At a glance – Alberta’s plans for the summer, as the 3rd wave of COVID appears to be on the wane.  PLEASE NOTE that until stage 3, masking and 2m distancing remain in place.  For us at RCMUC that would mean no more than 18 in the sanctuary or hall at one time in stages 1 and 2 – with no handshakes or singing or coffee time after service – so we will be remaining with our current pattern of …

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Sermon: June 14, 2020 – Genesis 1:1 – 2:3

“…and God saw that it was good.” What a beautiful, daily affirmation that even God sees goodness of this planet, perhaps even detecting a note of pride in it . Throughout the first creation narrative in Genesis, is this refrain, confirming the common goodness of all the earth and seas and sky, an interconnection through the Divine life force that dwells in all of it.  In this context, how can we fail to treat the natural world with love and …

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