Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

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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Sunday, February 27, 2022 – meet Jordana Wright!

Our Sunday worship service for February 27 features a presentation by Jordana Wright.  Jordana, from Toronto, is an innovative young Church leader who has developed Activate Space and Coffee Hour, two programs that connect Church and community.  We are so thankful that she reached out to us, to be part of our Black History Month events. This week’s service is posted at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8Q9Cc6TMLw and an introduction/overview of Jordana’s presentation is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uowFLhP-q-I

Sunday, Feb 6 – Worship with the Moderator

On Sunday, February 6th, 2022 at 11:00 AM Mountain Time, Ralph Connor and Rundle are invited to join in the closing Worship Service of the “A Cup of Hope” event that Rev. Greg has been attending this week.  Our preacher will be the Very Rev Richard Bott, Moderator of The United Church of Canada. The livestream link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kixOHaDB540 . Watch it at 11 AM – or if you prefer to watch later in the day or later in the …

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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

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!

Outdoor Worship – Sunday August 15 at 11:00 AM

Sunday, August 15, 2021 –  join us for worship at 11:00 AM (note time!!) at the Millennium Park Ball Diamond (south end of 5th Avenue, Canmore).  ALL are welcome!! Bring a lawn chair, a water bottle, and dress for the elements! We will have a place to receive offering envelopes and cash donations, for those who wish to make such a contribution.  We also hope to have the RCMUC greeting cards available, as well as information about “Orange Shirt Day” …

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July Worship plans

YouTube services continue through the month of July!  July 4, 11 and 18 will be on our Ralph Connor Canmore YouTube channel and the link for July 18 will be circulated once available. July 4 – Rev Michael Ward July 11 – Rev Sarah Bruer July 18 – United Church of Christ General Synod Worship Service, live online at 4:00 PM July 25 – Rev Michael Ward Rev Greg Wooley will be back from holidays in the last week of …

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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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