FOMO, YOLO, and the Loss of Satisfaction

FOMO, YOLO, and the Loss of Satisfaction

I learned 9 days ago about FOMO and YOLO, and now consider the influence these have on our ability to experience satisfaction. Advertisers use FOMO (the Fear Of Missing Out) to push us to buying things and services we do not need, but FOMO has influenced human...

Take Care: Be Aware A Conversation about Fraud

The Calgary Seniors Resource Society offers a program called “Take Care, Be Aware”  which offers information about fraud and scams so seniors can protect themselves.  If you would like St. Andrew’s to host a session for this program, please contact...
Extreme Hunger Appeal

Extreme Hunger Appeal

The United Church of Canada launched a special appeal for donations to help provide support and food for the people affected by the famine in Nigeria, South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia and Yemen.   You can make donations to the appeal through St. Andrew’s donations...
Oblivion tomorrow

Oblivion tomorrow

Oblivion, a 2 act play about a young man’s struggle between his faith and his personal experience, will be staged at Red Deer Lake United Church at 7:00 pm on Saturday, March 25.  Tickets are $20/person.  This play has been life changing for many...

Calgary Interfaith Council Responds to Changes

Using examples of responses to change as reasons for changes that build a society where positive relationships, spiritual growth, and access to meaning are the norm. Andy Church may provide opportunities for thousands of people to develop relationships, grow spiritually, and contribute to positive changes in society.

Populism, Racism, and Life Style Choices

There has been considerable coverage of national elections in various countries, such as for the Netherlands as they get ready to vote, and the most interest has been in populist and nationalist groups and their increasing appeal to voters. What has been missing is an...
Ten Things Churches Should Not Say

Ten Things Churches Should Not Say

The following item is shared by Rev. Jim Kenney.  It’s a blog written by Rev. Paul Miller of Waterloo Presbytery, United Church of Canada.  Paul’s words  Ten Things Churches Should Stop Saying originally appeared in the United Church’s Embracing the...
Trust in God

Trust in God

Story and Message 2017 03 12 Trust Romans 4:1-17 Story:  The Mind Bender In the summer of 1994 we visited Bonnie’s brother in Spruce Grove with our 3 children and our nephew Patrick.  Casey, the son of his wife at the time, joined us for an afternoon at Galaxy...