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Reflection: June 17

Pray with me. Holy God, you created the heavens and the earth.  You dwell in far-off galaxies and nebulae. You gave light to countless burning stars. But you also dwell in the tiniest of seeds, in the spark of life waiting to grow into something larger.  You see in us, unready and flawed as we may read on

Reflection: June 10

“We look not at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen; for what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal.”  (2 Corinthians 4:18) It is easy to get distracted by the things we see – a beautiful actress walking down the red carpet in a sparkling gown, read on

The June Mustard Seed

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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

Ordinary Time

Most of the Seasons of the Christian Church Year are organized around the two major festivals that mark sacred time, Christmas and Easter. The Christmas Season encompasses the time of preparation during Advent and the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas and Epiphany in early January (the 6th). The  Easter Season encompasses the time of preparation during the 40 weekdays of Lent and Holy Week, and 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