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A Proposal

“Nelson United Church Board Proposal to Build Our Congregation” was presented to the congregation after Worship on Sunday, August 12.  read on

Reflection: August 5

Scripture: John 6:1-24         It’s always interesting to me to learn how words take on different meanings from the original definition.  Every generation creates its own language and many of the words that were everyday, common words would be given a new meaning. When I was young, we talked about being “cool” read on

General Council 43

From General Council 43 in Oshawa, ON: On Sunday, July 22, the General Council Remits were ratified by an overwhelming 90% in favour. This, then, commences The United Church of Canada’s move to a three-court model and elimination of presbyteries by January 1, 2019.   read on

The June Mustard Seed

Read the current edition of the NUC newsletter 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

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