Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Evensong ~ The Longest Night ~ Advent IV – Love ~ Dec 22/2021 ~ now posted to YouTube

The Longest Night   – Dec. 22, 2021 now available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/_rlAqS7sNeY   Deep night Dark night Night of the longest sigh May our weary hearts stay vigilant and receptive To all that is loving and dear        –        Mary Saracino The winter solstice celebrates the return of hope to our land as our planet experiences the first slow turn toward greater daylight. Soon we will welcome slightly longer days, a glimmer of hope on the horizon. As we welcome the …

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Evensong ~ The Longest Night ~ Monday, December 21, 7:30 pm

Poem for Advent  Amidst ten thousand losses and swirling joys, at this very instant  on the sacred Earth  I wait. Come to us  Beauty, Wisdom, Goodness, Peace,  Solace, Grace, Counsel, Love. See the open archway this cold night Air, rich as gold, flows. Fine snow glistens on our faces. Each flake, every exquisite crystal blossom  is a covenant of your love told a thousand thousand times. ~ Patricia Van Ness   In her book, “The Stillness of Winter: Sacred Blessings …

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