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Reflection: July 14

         Where were you July 20th, 1969?  This month is the 50thanniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon for the first time.  There have been a few specials about this on TV and it has been interesting to remember the history of the Moon Missions.  The Apollo missions started in the read on

The DOVE

In June 1995, as Fairview United Church was preparing to amalgamate with St. Paul’s-Trinity United Church in order to create a new church and congregation at Nelson United, they had an interim Minister for two years read on

In Celebration

June is Gay Pride Month, The United Church celebrates the lives and ministry of LGBTQIA and Two Spirit people. As an Affirming Congregation, we celebrate the diversity of God’s creation and the richness of our community when we have diversity in age, gender identity, racial/cultural backgrounds, sexual orientation, ability, and family configurations.  If you experience difficulty using read on

Our WORDLE Bag

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

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost to honour the Holy Trinity—the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Although the word “trinity” does not appear in Scripture, it is taught in Matthew 28:18-20 and 2 Corinthians 13:14 (and many other biblical passages). The concept of the Trinity can never be completely understood or rationalized, but it is clearly taught in 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