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Prayers of the People: March 1

During the prayers, when I say:  “Weaver of love” please respond with “hold us in peace.”  Let us pray together… God in and of our lives, we gather in this community of lovers and peace-seekers, knowing your love moves and weaves among us, and within us. 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. Lent is only a recent observance in the United Church.  read on

Guatemala Bienestar

March 2020 – Annual Report read on

Lenten Educational Study

Living the Questions Educational Series: “Climate Change: ProFuture Faith—The Prodigal Species Comes Home” with the Rev. Michael Dowd read on

Nyanyadzi Methodist Church

— Our sister congregation since 1989:        You might know that Nelson United Church’s connection with Nyanyadzi Methodist Church was initiated in the early ’90s when The City of Nelson was engaged with Mutare, Zimbabwe. read on

Prayers of the People: February 9

Loving God, open our hearts and still our minds as we prepare for prayer.  In the stillness, may we feel your presence guiding us as we pray.  When you hear the words:  “God of Peace and Love”, please respond with “Hear our Prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: February 2, 2020

Breathing deeply and slowly we settle and center ourselves for prayer — and as we prepare ourselves to go from this place to live as disciples of Jesus, the Christ. read on

Prayers of the People: January 19

When you hear the words, “God of all creation,” please respond with “hear our prayers.”  God of surprises, you call us from our everyday, ordinary lives to new ways of being read on

Prayers of the People: January 12

Please join me in the prayers of the people today; When you hear the words,” God of Light”, please respond with “Hear our prayers”. read on

Prayers of the People: January 5

When you hear the words, “Loving God”, you may respond with, “Hear our prayers”. read on