Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Camp fYrefly for LGBTQ2 Teens

Camp fYrefly for LGBTQ2 teens from Calgary and Southern Alberta will be hosted at YMCA Camp Chief Hector in Kananaskis. Applications for campers can be found at https://www.ualberta.ca/camp-fyrefly/applications. They are also forming a Youth Committee to help plan camp! If you know of any youth, aged 14-24 who might be interested, they can apply at: https://goo.gl/forms/ZBljmb3UDHVVCWGB2. Please consider volunteering with the camp, be a speaker, share your expertise or just support the kids! Email hmutch@centreforsexuality.ca. for more information. You can also make donations to support …

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Sermon: Pride Sunday, June 2, 2019 – John 17:20-26

When I was growing up, “proud” was a difficult word, at least in the circle of modesty I grew up in.  It was OK to tell someone you were proud of them,  and we could be proud of our war veterans, in the way we’ve been hearing this past week at the 75th anniversary of D-Day – but in the opinions of my family and my Church, to be “proud” of one’s self was to be a “prideful” person, and …

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Screenings With Meanings – “Saturday Church”

Join us on Wednesday August 15 at 7:00 pm for this screening in our summer film series. We will be screening the film “Saturday Church” (1h 30m) hosted by the Ralph Connor Church Affirming Ministry Group Discussion will follow the film. SATURDAY CHURCH tells the story of 14-year-old Ulysses, a shy and effeminate boy, who finds himself coping with new responsibilities as “man of the house” after the death of his father. Living alongside his mother, younger brother, and conservative …

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Screenings With Meanings – “Over The Rainbow” (Camp fYrefly)

Join us on Wednesday September 5 at 7:00 pm for this screening in our summer film series. We will be screening the film “Over the Rainbow (Camp fYrefly” hosted by the Mikael MSquared & Friends Discussion will follow the film. The documentary highlights the true stories of LGBTQ fYreflies and their youth leaders, adult volunteers through the lens of their life changing experiences at Camp fYrefly. With reference to the beloved classic movie “The Wizard of Oz”, transcendent themes of …

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Creating a Rainbow Railroad Station in Calgary

Join us on Sunday June 10 after Service in the Sanctuary as we welcome Mr Kelly Ernst  from the Centre For Newcomers Mr. Kelly Ernst will be speaking about Creating a Rainbow Railroad Station in Calgary This is for LGBTQ+ refugees from around the world. The need for Calgary as a landing place is huge.  The Rainbow Railroad has a waiting list of LGBTQ+ refugees waiting to come to Canada. Please join us for what promises to be a most informative presentation about their plight and …

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