News, Events, Updates and BlogThe latest from St. Andrew's United Church and St. Andrew's Regional Ministries
Report on the Southern Alberta Permaculture Convergence Part 1: Permaculture, Spirituality, and the Church “The market for something to believe in is infinite.” Hugh McLeod On Friday and Saturday, I attended the Southern Alberta Permaculture Convergence in Turner...read more
At this time many or most people are either doing something special for the summer or planning it, whether it is travel, camping, home projects, or local exploration. All of these activities are chosen for future-oriented purposes. It is a time when we can also...read more
Story and Message for July 2 Whycogomagh The summer we moved to Halifax, we drove to Cape Breton to visit Bonnie’s grandmother’s cousin in Whycogomagh. The person who sold and rented fishing tackle offered to lend me salmon-fishing gear and Frank’s neighbour offered...read more
I seem to have chosen a poor weekend for canoeing. The proposed trip for July 15 is postponed indefinitely. The following Saturdays are days for which I am open to hiking or canoeing or cycling upon request: July 8, 15, 22; August 12, 19, 26. If there is interest...read more
With Saturday as the 150th anniversary of Canada, there have been, are, and will be many events celebrating this anniversary. One constant over the past 150 years has been our preoccupation with the United States of America. Part of the reason Canada exists is the...read more
I transplanted 2 strawberry plants, a rhubarb plant, and a blackberry bush 2 weeks ago into the same plot of ground. The strawberries and rhubarb are doing well and the blackberry is struggling. Last week on a noon-hour gardening program, I heard how our alkaline...read more
There is more media coverage of the Senate investigation of potential links between the Trump election team and Russia than most other events in the world, and this is unfortunate. Most of the news looks more like entertainment and distraction than useful...read more
The Annual Regional Youth Ministries Camp took place on June 2-4 with 90 participants from Calgary, Calgary, Okotoks, Vermillion, Grimshaw, Edmonton, Leduc and Red Deer. The Camp took place at Rivers Edge Camp near Sundre and was presented by the Regional Youth...read more
St. Andrews Centre will host a Food Handling and Safety course on June 28 at 10:00am. This program is offered free-of-charge. The 2.5-hour course will give you the chance to learn about food safety and preventing food-borne illnesses. Whether you prepare food at home,...read more
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Contact / LocationsSt. Andrew's Centre (Office, Programs) and Sunday Worship
St. Andrew's Centre - Office and Program Space
Sunday Worship location: Deer Park United Church
A Ministry Beyond WallsIn many locations in South Calgary... and beyond.
I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. Acts 1:17