Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Sermon: June 26, 2022 – Galatians 3: 23-29

When bad news & good news are intertwined, what do we hear? Download PDF:  Sermon_26June2022  Watch: https://youtu.be/nQXKlcqedLI Seventeen years ago, when I was coaching my son’s Little League baseball team, one of his teammates was a really athletic boy who was fairly new to baseball, and whose self-image was, shall we say, “a work in progress”.  As coaches, we were encouraged to help each child develop confidence at a number of different positions, including pitcher if they were so inclined, …

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January 30 Worship and AGM

Sunday, January 30, 2022 Ralph Connor Memorial United Church holds its 2021 AGM. Worship will be on YouTube at https://youtu.be/RXaOe44PDcs and then the AGM will be on Zoom at 11:00 AM – see Newsletter for login.  The AGM report may be downloaded at https://ralphconnor.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/AGM-2021-FINAL-REPORT.pdf  and the 2022 proposed Budget, which is not included in the AGM Report, may be downloaded at https://ralphconnor.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/BudgetOverviewRalphConnor2022Budget-FY22PL-4.pdf   Hope to “see” you at the AGM! Blessings, Rev Greg Wooley

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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PIE Day – 3.14 at 11 AM

Join us for PIE Day, a time to be Public, Intentional and Explicit in our loving connections with the LGBTQ2S community.  After YouTube Worship at 10, join us on Zoom on Sunday morning, March 14th at 11:00 AM Mountain Daylight Time (email minister@ralphconnor.ca for login) .  We’ll watch a video together, share dessert and conversation, and end up with some entertainment!  This is a shared event, of the Affirming Committees from Rundle Memorial United Church in Banff, and Ralph Connor …

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Vigils for Nova Scotia

In honour of the lives lost in Nova Scotia, our flags at Ralph Connor will fly at half-mast until Friday, April 24.  The United Church of Canada is hosting an online vigil on its YouTube page, Wednesday April 22 at 11:00 AM MDT.  There will be an online vigil entitled “Nova Scotia Remembers” on Friday at 4:00 pm MDT, hosted on the Colchester – Supporting Our Communities Facebook page.  Our hearts are heavy with this tragic and senseless loss of …

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