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Reflection: April 22 — Earth Day

Janet and I watched a PBS television program, Nova, about the factors that give us our climate; it was an episode called Decoding Our Weather Machine and aired last Wednesday.  There are four major factors that give us our climate: atmosphere, land, ocean, and ice.  They all interrelate along physics lines to give us our read on

UMAC: 74th Annual Spring Tour

Monday, April 30th at Nelson United Church, doors open at 6:30 pm. Come and enjoy an evening of Song! read on

Reflection: April 15 – Third Sunday of Easter

There is a part of the Passion Week/Easter narrative that occurs near the end of the Gospel of Matthew and does not appear in other gospels.  Nor is it included anywhere in the lectionary, likely due to its heavy racial bias.  However, this past week I was drawn to a re-telling of this for modern read on

Mustard Seed: Easter–Spring

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Easter as an annual celebration of the Resurrection that lies at the center of a liturgical year has been observed at least since the fourth century. 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