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 magazine, Broadview,  and discuss issues of ethics, justice, culture, environment and faith.

The first session for the fall is Tuesday, September 10  @ St. Andrews Centre

October 8th @ Deer Park United Church
November 12th @ St. Andrew’s Centre
December 10 @ Deer Park United Church
January 14 @  St. Andrew’s Centre
February 11 @ Deer Park United Church
March 10 @ St. Andrew’s Centre;

April 14 @ Deer Park United Church

May 12 @  St. Andrew’s Centre
June 9 @ Deer Park United Church


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

Also read Broadview 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.


Jim on Holidays January 6 to January 21

This is a post to let people know that i will be in Costa Rica from January 7 through January 21, and will be back in the office, God and circumstances allowing, near noon on January 22.  I plan to do mostly visiting for January 3 and 4th, so, if you would like me to...

Looking ahead to 2018: Programs and Events

Looking ahead to January 2018.  Thursday, January 4. • Sandwich Making for the Drop In Centre. 10:15 am. St. Andrew’s Centre. • No Cross Connections program in January. Sunday, January 7. • 12th Night Celebration. 7 pm. A musical evening celebration. Deer Park Church....

New Year’s Eve at St. Andrew’s Centre

Join us to ring in the New Year at St. Andrew's Centre.  We will start the evening with a Potluck at 6:30 pm and our movie feature will be, fittingly, New Year's Eve. For more information or RSVP to Joy Perry

Christmas Caroling with Marie Lewin and Friends

The Christmas St. Andrew's Coffee House with Marie Lewin and friends was a full house at St. Andrew's Centre on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Marie Lewin presented a beautiful evening with carols, soloists Cristine Curzon and Barry Luft and a lot of fun audience...

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...