Peace Internationally and Nationally

Wednesday is International Peace Day and people around the world are asked to have a moment of silence at noon to think about or pray for peace. On Friday, there will be a celebration of Treaty 7 day from 10 am until 3:00 pm at Fort Calgary.  There will be a ceremony...

Pyramid Dreams and Microsoft Schemes

David McKee, Community Engagement Coordinator for the Better Business Bureau, is presenting a seminar this evening, Monday, September 18, at 7:00 pm at St. Matthew’s UC on 21st Avenue and 26A St. SW.  The seminar, “Pyramid Dreams and Microsoft...
Lectionary Study and Weekly Devotion

Lectionary Study and Weekly Devotion

The Lectionary Study sessions on Tuesday mornings at 10 am will include the reading and discussion of each reading, a discussion of how those readings connect to the story of the Christian Church, and how those readings connect to our individual lives as well as to...

No One Left Behind is More Than Words

When the building was sold, the promise was made that no one would be left behind.  Circumstances and events resulted in some people feeling left behind, and you and I can work together to ensure that this promise is more than words. I made a lot of phone calls this...
People Like Me and Other Challenges to Community

People Like Me and Other Challenges to Community

While reflecting on conflicts and other issues in the media, I realized that how people define and prioritize the characteristics of “People like me” shapes how they and we relate to others.  Some characteristics can build community, and priorities for...
Reflections on Calgary Pride Parade

Reflections on Calgary Pride Parade

 By Andrew Davies-Scott This past Sunday was the Pride Parade. In our staff meeting this week, we talked about how the long weekend can make it difficult for people to attend the Pride Parade. I would like to say, however, that we were thankful for those St....
Partnership in Social Media Communication

Partnership in Social Media Communication

We discussed use of social media in our staff meeting on Wednesday, and we acknowledged how important it is for as many members of the congregation to take part as possible.  Shelley Den Haan, our Communications Consultant, is working on developing a communications...

Course on Working Through Grief

Hillhurst United is offering a course on working through grief.  The information for it is below. Good Grief Group Session (6 week course) Oct 16, 23, 30 & Nov 6, 13, 20, 2017 7-9 pm To register: hillhurstunited.com The Good Grief Group Session is a 6-week small...
Lectionary Study for September to December

Lectionary Study for September to December

I have planned a Lectionary Study of the Bible for the fall.  The following table shows the lectionary readings for each Sunday, and the readings we will examine each Tuesday from 10 until noon at St. Andrew’s Centre.  I will have printed copies of this chart...

Christian Labour 2017 09 03

September 3, 2017 Christian Labour Story: The Giant Hyssop One of the flowers we have in our garden is Giant Hyssop.  It starts blooming in May and blooms until September, producing thin spikes of flowers loved by bees and butterflies as it produces lots of nectar. ...
Page 1 of 1112345...10...Last »