June Celebrations in Photos

Thank you to Photographer Richard Betts for the photos of some fun and significant celebrations in June. You'll find photos below of the Spirit Singers' Annual Wrap up called Breakfast with the Choir as well as the Wedding Shower for Rev. Hillary (MacDonald) Van...

Way to go, Arlene!

After speaking up for herself and others, St. Andrew's Arlene Lai will be involved in training new Calgary Transit drivers.      About ten days ago, Arlene wrote on Facebook about encountering a situation where a Calgary Transit Access driver referred to her as a...

‘I am who God made me to be’

  St. Andrew’s Arlene Lai is aiming to direct her own documentary and she is well on the way to making that happen. Arlene and local filmmaker Matthew Embry have put together a promotional video to seek funding to put together a documentary. Arlene, who has...

You are Loved

To members of our LGBTQ+ community here's a message from St Andrew’s Rev. Hillary MacDonald reminding you that you are a beloved child of God and that God's love is for each and every single one of us. May you be reminded of that love, surrounded by that love, and...

Chinook Winds Regional Meeting

This past weekend we had our inaugural Chinook Winds Regional Meeting held in Lethbridge AB. Chinook Winds Regional replaces the previous Presbyteries and Conferences and is the area south of Highway 16. Our meeting was two days and consisted of business, worship,...

A great evening with The Heebee Jeebees

We enjoyed a great evening with The Heebee Jeebees in concert as a joint fundraiser between St. Andrew's United Church and Deer Park United Church on May 10, 2019. The night's entertainment came to a beautiful finale with the two churches' Spirit Singers being invited...

Blessed to Be a Blessing

It was exactly one year ago this week, that I packed a small suitcase and travelled to the city of Calgary for an in-person interview at St. Andrew’s United Church. It was an action packed three days beginning with meeting Barb and Wendy at the airport and then days...

Payback

By Jim Dennis  St. Andrew's Jim Dennis recalls a farmer's gift of kindness that he was encouraged to payback. My parents lived in the village of Mirror, east of Lacombe, AB. To celebrate Christmas with them in 1964, my wife and I took our eight-month-old daughter and...

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