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Reflection: January 13

         I don’t know where I first heard the song, Be Not Afraid, (written by Bob Dufford a Jesuit priest from St. Louis, based on Isaiah 43:2–3),  that we’ll sing in a few minutes.  It’s from 1975 and it might be that my parents had a recording of this song, probably a cassette but read on

Draft Proposal # 2

The Board is tentatively calling this position “Nelson United Church Director of Community Engagement.”   It is time for Round #2 for our discussion about a congregational contract position to help us look at our future as a United Church congregation.  We will meet Sunday, January 13th, after church to hear about the Board’s refinement read on

Chancel Murals

As a member of our Church Décor Team, Marg Stacey has been for years, creating murals in the area behind the choir loft. These murals reflect the liturgical seasonal themes and are refreshed several times a year. read on

New Mustard Seed

the Mustard Seed   Current Edition December 2018 read on

Support Rights and Protections for Transgender Canadians

The United Church is opposed to discrimination against any person on any basis, including gender identity. Transgender and genderqueer people face ongoing discrimination and can have serious difficulties accessing housing, health care, and employment. They frequently do not receive adequate protection under the law and are too often victims of violence. Trans people deserve to read on

Supporting Nelson Pride

Nelson United Church has supported Pride by marching in the parade every Labour Day weekend for 20 years.  read on

Seven Ways to Raise Children in Faith

What I learned at one of the workshops at the Inspire Conference this spring… Robin Seven Ways to Raise Children in Faith (Using What You Are Already Doing) read on

Children & Youth Programs

Thanks all for a great year of Youth Group meetings! We will start up again in September. In the meantime, if you would like to send us suggestions for next year, read on

Assistance for Fort McMurray

  June 15 2016 Dear sisters and brothers in Christ: Where ever you are – whether you are back in Fort McMurray or still away – know that your church is here for you…   read on

Flying the Colours

You may have noticed that the flags that once adorned the back wall of the sanctuary are now flying freely from the rooftop. Thank you to Bob Steed and Diane Holt for climbing through the small upstairs window to do the job.   We have been asked why they are being displayed and what is read on