Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Evensong: Wednesday November 10 at 7:15 PM

This Wednesday, on the eve of Remembrance Day, our Evensong contemplative service, on Zoom, will embrace the lives of two women from the UK: the 14th century mystic, Julian of Norwich, and the World War I heroine, Edith Cavell, whose body is interred at Norwich Cathedral. Julian recalled these words, spoken to her in an ecstatic vision from Christ on the cross: And this word: you shall not be overcome, was said sharply and mightily, for sureness and comfort against …

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St Julian Church Norwich UK

Sermon: January 10, 2021 – John 1: 1-18

Words are powerful.  Words can build up or break down, they can inspire us to see things in new ways and challenge us to new heights, or, as we saw last Wednesday in Washington DC, they can draw out humanity’s worst, most selfish instincts, with the catchphrases of derision, words of division and unfounded claims sowed by the hour for four long years, blossoming in violence. Watch at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7AlkjaVsp0  Download PDF at Sermon_10January2021 In your experience, you have, no doubt, …

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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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