Assisting more Syrian families

Assisting more Syrian families

While the one-year commitment for sponsoring  the Sawaiah family from Syria has ended, because of the generosity of St. Andrew’s people, money was available to provide gifts, hampers and monetary gifts for Christmas.  In fact, on the Saturday before Christmas,...
‘All Grace Abound to You’

‘All Grace Abound to You’

Our St. Andrew’s Sandwich Makers were hard at work this last Thursday making meals for The Drop In Centre, slightly challenged in their efforts. Normally the monthly bread delivery for the sandwiches brings sliced bread. Instead, it brought boxes of unsliced...

An Apparent Future for Religious Institutions

The following article provides insight into trends in the United States regarding religious institutions, especially Christian ones.  In the short term, St. Andrew’s seeking ways to prolong its effectiveness at serving our mission in the world through...
Cross Connections:  Dementia

Cross Connections: Dementia

Here is the presentation I prepared for Cross Connections today on Dementia. Cross Connections Lunch and Learn October 19, 2017:  Dementia Attitudes and Fears Regarding Dementia: An Open Discussion Are you afraid of experiencing dementia?  If so, why? What are your...
Anticipation: June 2018 & the Milk River

Anticipation: June 2018 & the Milk River

The shift in weather has me giving up on any more canoeing this year. I am starting planning for a canoe trip on the Milk River for the weekend of June 23 and 24. My plan is to leave Friday, June 22 and drive to the town of Milk River for camping at the campground in...

Cross Connections October 19: Dementia

Cross Connections Lunch and Learn October 19, 2017:  Dementia           Start Time: 11:30 am Location:  Lakeview United Church For this Lunch and Learn, I will lead a presentation and discussion on Dementia.  The first part will be a discussion about how it frightens...

Ignorance, Growth, and Success

I am reading Sapiens, a history of humanity, and read the chapter on the relationship between science and empire.  In 1500 AD, the European economy was probably less than 1/0 the economy of China, was far less important than several of the empires in the near and far...

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...
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