Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Indigenous Sunday, June 20, 2021

On Indigenous Sunday we have TWO services:  we are honoured to have a local RCMUC YouTube service with Tony Snow, Glenda Crawler, Trudy Wesley, Gloria Snow and Ken Levae – already posted to https://youtu.be/TKyBHbL87fo We are also invited (and encouraged!) to watch the Chinook Winds’ Regional Indigenous Service – also coordinated by Tony Snow, Indigenous Minister for Treaty 7 Lands and Chinook Winds Region.  This service will be available for viewing starting at 10:30 AM on Sunday, June 20th 2021 …

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Sunday Worship on May 9th

Regional Worship Service Today, Sunday, May 9 2021 @ 10:30 am Today, Sunday May 9 the Chinook Winds Regional Council 2021 Gathering wraps up with the Regional Worship Service at 10:30 am.  All congregations in Chinook Winds Region of the United Church of Canada are invited to join in this time of Worship and view it as “our shared service” this Sunday. The Worship Service will be led by Rev. Joanne Anquist, McDougall United Church, Calgary, and Vicki McPhee, Presiding …

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Worship online – Nov 15 and 22

On Sunday, November 15, online worship will be posted at https://www.jasperunitedchurch.com/ as we join Rev Nancy Monteith and the good people of Jasper UC for our online service. On Sunday, November 22, our friend and Honourary Associate Minister, Rev Michael Ward will be our online preacher at our usual location, https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UCi8loA1BP8lNAppSRR9_aQQ Many thanks to Rev Howard Thornton of St Michael’s Anglican, for providing pastoral coverage while Rev Greg Wooley is catching up on Study-and-Holiday leave.

Thanksgiving Worship at the Ballpark – Oct 11 at 11 am

Thanksgiving Sunday, October 11 at 11 AM will be the third outdoor worship service for Ralph Connor Memorial United Church.  You are invited to join us at the ball diamond at Millennium Park, 5th Avenue at 1st Street in Canmore.   https://youtu.be/XH6FzWnarvQ It was so good to be together in our previous two September services, surrounded by trees and mountains and lots of fresh air, and we look forward to a cool day outdoors… but we’re accustomed to dressing for …

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Outdoor Worship – Sept 27 at 11 AM

This Sunday, September 27th we are back in Canmore, at 11:00 AM (one hour later than usual, with hopes of a bit milder temperatures!!) . We’ll be acknowledging “Orange Shirt Day” (September 30th) so wear orange if you have it… and dress for the elements. One additional thing we’ll be doing is an “Earth Examen”, based on the exercise posted here.  

Outdoor Worship – this Sunday!

Sunday, September 13 at 10:00 AM, Worship will be at the Millennium Park Ball Diamond.  Join us!!  This is our first in-person service since mid-March.  Bring a lawn chair and your face mask.  What a joy to gather together in person!  Your video invitation is here.  See you at the ballpark!

August 9th – one busy Sunday!

No shortage of things to do today: at 1:00 this afternoon, an online memorial for Rev Vickey Gibbs of Resurrection MCC, Houston https://facebook.com/resurrectionmcc  or  https://youtube.com/resurrectionmcc or https://livestream.com/resurrectionmcc at 2:00 pm, World Indigenous Day event – link available from tony.snow@hillhurstunited.com at 4:00 pm, Banff’s Inqueering Minds group meets at Centennial Park (SE corner) https://www.facebook.com/events/671294746787800 and later, the Bow Valley Syria Refugee Committee is having a first “welcome to Canmore” gathering for Wa’ill and Dana (sorry, we’ve had to limit numbers on …

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