News, Events, Updates and BlogThe latest from St. Andrew's United Church and St. Andrew's Regional Ministries
A Short Commentary on Romans 12:9-21 (NRSV) (Note: many commentators consider the meaning of the Greek original and context of the time; my focus is on what the words we have mean to us in our time.) “Let love be genuine”: Of his list, “let love be genuine” may be...read more
This week three items from 3 very different sources about grit and goals converged for me as I look towards the coming fall. The first was a Facebook post featuring a researcher speaking about grit. Grit is that quality that sustains people as they pursue difficult...read more
I subscribe to Kolbe Times, and the most recent issue had an intriguing interview with Shane Claibourne. This interview is a powerful expression of Christian witness. You may want to go to www.kolbetimes.com to read the interview, listen to the audio tape, and read...read more
The story about Jesus and the Canaanite woman prompted me to reflect on the history between the Israelites and the Canaanites. That reflection led me to seeing a parallel with the relations between settlers and indigenous peoples in North America and elsewhere. The...read more
I served at interim minister/transition minister at St. Matthew's who have been expanding their ministry ever since. They have 3 very interesting events coming up over the next month. Killarney Record sale this Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm in their lower hall with...read more
When I read the Gospel passage, the humanness of Jesus struck me. Pervasive prejudice is part of our human condition. Our challenge is to work past that prejudice. What follows includes my original text plus revisions and additions. August 20, 2017 Pervasive...read more
Bonnie, my wife, likes to celebrate those life events where I hit important age milestones. For my 70th, she wanted us to have a special party, and we decided to host a party on September 2 at the Calgary Horseshoe Club from 2 pm to 8 pm, with the pot-luck supper to...read more
I am currently on the Needs Assessment Committee regarding a potential position of Affirming Ministries Coordinator, and brought it to the Planning and Administration Commission meeting last evening. Recent discussions and my past research and discussions prompted me...read more
I am still trying to remember the rhythm of meetings for St. Andrew's. I am currently working on my planning calendar for the fall and need to put in the dates for all the meetings which I usually or might attend as well as church events. Please let Andrew or me...read more
Calendar of EventsWhat's happening in the St. Andrew's United Church community.
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