In addition to the events listed, you’ll also find more events listed on our Calendar and descriptions of programs in our Program Guide.

Naked Faith Worship

 Sunday Morning Children and Youth Programs

Kids in Action Children’s Program and Youth Program take place on Sunday mornings at 10 am at Deer Park United Church.   For more information or questions on Kids in Action email Lisa Penzo. For information on youth programming email Brenda McKellar

Naked Faith Worship

  Youth Programs

Youth Group takes place on Friday nights at St. Andrew’s Centre during the school year except on Naked Faith Fridays. Check out the locations for Naked Faith that meets at United Churches, alternativing between North and South Calgary. Also offered is the Monday afternoon Jam and Kram sessions at St. Andrew’s Centre.   For information on youth programming email Brenda McKellar

Naked Faith Worship

Tuesday Observations

Join Rev. Hillary MacDonald and Rev. Tom Melvin on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 am

Explore The United Church Observer and discuss issues of ethics, justice, culture, environment and faith.

December 18 @ St. Andrews Centre

Jan 8th @ Deer Park United Church
Feb 12th @ St. Andrew’s Centre
Mar 12 @ Deer Park United Church
Apr 9th @  St. Andrew’s Centre
May 14th @ Deer Park United Church
Jun 11th @ St. Andrew’s Centre

For copies of The Observer or to subscribe contact:
St. Andrew’s Office — or 403-259-4080
Deer Park Office — or 403-278-8263

Also read The Observer online:

Naked Faith Worship

 Naked Faith Worship

 Worship for Youth and Young Adults held monthly, alternating between north and south Calgary locations. Usually the third Friday of each month from October through June. Check out


Seniors luncheon September 2017

Connections Ministry: Seniors and Friends

The Connections Ministry luncheon is usually offered on the third or fourth Thursday of each month except during July and August. Please check the Calendar for the current month’s date. The meal is offered by donation.

Please email St. Andrew’s Centre to let us know you’re coming for lunch on the Tuesday prior.

Movie Night - September 16

Move Night at St. Andrew’s Centre

The third Saturday of each month is usually movie night at St. Andrew’s Centre. All welcome.

7 pm. Popcorn served. Good conversation to follow

Cross Connections Worship

 Messy Church/All-Ages Events

 Messy Church/All-Ages events usually take place on the first Saturday of the month. Check our Calendar for the latest date.


Oh, What fun! Elves Workshop and CPR Holiday Train

   It was a busy and significant time at St. Andrew's Centre on Saturday, December 9. Approximately 25 children and their leaders took part in the Elves Workshop during the day. For many of the children, it was a reunion from last summer's Camp Caravan. Then at supper...

Advent and Christmas Calendar

Sunday, December 3. Advent Potluck and All-Ages Event following morning worship. Deer Park Church. Tuesday, December 5. Women’s Candle Light Service 7:30 pm. Deer Park Church. Tuesday mornings in December. My Own Thing. 9:30 am to noon. Time to work on preparations...

Change in Plans for Lectionary Study

The Tuesday morning lectionary study will finish for now on November 28.  December is reserved for Christmas and other preparations and activities.  The new schedule of readings for study is as follows: Nov 14 Matthew 25:1-13; 25:14-30; 31-46 ( Parables of the...

Darwin, Divinity, and Dance of the Cosmos Study

Before going to Toronto for Messy Church Conference, I did some preliminary work on inviting people to join in a study of Bruce Sanguin's  Darwin, Divinity, and Dance of the Cosmos.  Since my best attended discussion group was on Monday evenings last winter, I opted...

St. Andrew’s – Pledge, Time, and Talent Commitment – 2017

St. Andrew’s United Church 1 – 10601 Southport Rd. S.W. Calgary, AB T2W 3M5 (403) 259-4080 We Sing Thanksgiving When we return a portion of our financial blessings to God through our offerings, we Make a Difference in God’s ministry and mission,...

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

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...

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...

Outdoor Movie Night Cars 3

This Saturday evening (September 23rd) is St. Matthew's first “Walk-in Movie” featuring the recent Pixar film “Cars 3” which will be shown on an enormous screen that will be set up in the middle of 26a St., right outside the church. They have even received permission...

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 Schemes," is on learning...

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: The Good Grief Group Session is a 6-week small...