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Reflection: March 17

         We haven’t conducted a baptism in some time; it’s been a couple of years, in fact.  Baptisms are lovely; they give a focus on hope as we watch a little one move through the ritual of baptism. And because baptism is one of two sacraments celebrated in the United Church, it is special.  A read on

Reflection: March 10

         Today’s focus—RESISTANCE—comes from the online community called Many Voices; it is a Black Church Movement for Gay and Transgender Justice.  As they say on the website, “Black gay and transgender people are too often case studies in discrimination, shame, hardship, insecurity and isolation.”[1]  They offered a candle-lighting litany for Lent that we’ve adapted it read on

AGM Annual Report

Our Annual General Meeting will follow Worship on Sunday, March 24, 2019, in the Church Hall. Read the report… read on

The Season of Lent

Lent is a season of the Christian Year when Christians focus on simple living, prayer, and fasting in order to grow closer to God.   What is Lent – A Time Set Aside Just as we set aside time to spiritually prepare for Christmas Day, it makes sense to set aside time to prepare for read on

New Mustard Seed

the Mustard Seed   Current Edition February 2019 read on


NUC Wordle Bags: These bags look great and are very versatile.  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

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