News, Events, Updates and BlogThe latest from St. Andrew's United Church and St. Andrew's Regional Ministries
I will be on holidays from July 24 until August 7, coming back to the office on August 8. I will also be on holidays from August 28 to September 2. Tom will be available for any pastoral emergencies between July 24 and August 7. I will be available for pastoral...read more
In the workshop on plant communities, roles and strata of plants were identified with the focus on below ground level for functions like fixing nitrogen, reaching water sources, and breaking up hard levels. Above ground level functions include attracting and feeling...read more
In workshops on Urban Permaculture, fungi and living soil, I learned more about the importance of soil fungi to plant communities. When certain fungi are added to the soil around plants, they become much more productive as the fungi team with the plant roots in...read more
An important part for me with stewardship campaigns and programs is ensuring members of the congregation are able to provide their priorities for the church, to identify their goals for the church and see that these goals will be supported by the stewardship program. ...read more
Right livelihood fits best when we have a BHAG, a Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal. When a goal drives our living, a goal that fits what we believe and value, it pushes us through fear of rejection or disdain and past distractions, complacency, and laziness. From 8...read more
Dare to be a Sower Matthew 13:1-9 13 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. Then he told them many things in parables,...read more
Consider your life at St. Andrew's. Which parts make you grateful to be part of this community? Remind yourself of these parts and why they make you thankful frequently. Then share this information with your friends and families. "I am glad for the great summer we...read more
Javan identified right livelihood as hard work, and changing how we decide what to do and how to do it challenges us on many levels. He started by sharing a bit of the history of Erik Ohlsen who started Permaculture Artisans and Permaculture Skills Center, and earns...read more
On Friday evening, Javan Bernakevitch, the keynote speaker, spoke on Right Livelihood. This blog links Right Livelihood and the church; the next blog explores many of his key points in his presentation. The heart of right livelihood is living free from cognitive...read more
Calendar of EventsWhat's happening in the St. Andrew's United Church community.
Contact / LocationsSt. Andrew's Centre (Office, Programs) and Sunday Worship
St. Andrew's Centre - Office and Program Space
Sunday Worship location: Deer Park United Church
A Ministry Beyond WallsIn many locations in South Calgary... and beyond.
I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. Acts 1:17