Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Thrift Thursday – July 28th in Banff

THRIFT THURSDAY – at Rundle Memorial on Thursday July 28 you will have an opportunity to see the Thrift Shop in action between 2 and 5 PM. Volunteers from both churches will be there to show you around and answer any questions. At 5 PM we will move upstairs to the lounge for a potluck dinner and further socializing. Participants are asked to bring either a salad or dessert – a meat dish will be provided. Also, you may bring a donation for the Thrift Shop …

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in person Worship resumes: March 20 in Banff

Join us for Worship this Sunday, March 20th, 2022 at 10:00 AM… at Rundle Memorial United Church in Banff. We request (but do not require) that you wear a mask, and maintain a bit of extra distance from your neighbour as we slowly grow reaccustomed to sharing physical space with one another.  It will be good to be together again! Each Sunday, we will post the time/date/location of the next Worship service on the home page of ralphconnor.ca… and each …

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Boxing Day – New Year’s – Epiphany

Upcoming Worship Services: Boxing Day, Sunday, December 26 – online Worship by Tony Snow and the Urban Indigenous Ministries’ group Sunday, January 2, 2022 – online Worship celebrating Epiphany and New Year’s. Sunday, January 9, 2022 – in-person Worship, 10:30 AM at Rundle Memorial United Church, Banff.  Pre-registration is required: https://volunteersignup.org/7H749 and, of course, if you missed our Christmas Eve “Hometown Mountain Christmas” service, it is available here!

Christmas Eve Service now available online!

Come join us for our second annual “Mountain HomeTown Christmas” service, on YouTube at https://youtu.be/avq1xwtMvEc Enjoy the story of Jesus’ birth, set in a Mountain Town just like Canmore.   Special guests include a scripture reader from afar, and “King Herod” in the flesh.  Lots of singing, too!

Sermon: November 14, 2021 – 1 Samuel 3: 1-10

Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.  (1 Samuel 3: 9, 10) There are many “call stories” in the Bible, and the one we heard today is ready for the stage. The characters in this scene are an aging priest named Eli, his young charge Samuel, and off stage, a voice which the audience understands to be the voice of God, though not immediately understood as such by young Samuel.  From previous scenes and scenes yet to come we have …

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